[Ads-l] Antedating gay pride

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 26 20:29:36 EDT 2018


> On Jun 26, 2018, at 4:26 PM, Bill Mullins <amcombill at HOTMAIL.COM> wrote:
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> OED has 29 Jun 1970
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> Rochester NY _Democrat and Chronicle_ 20 May  1970 p 10C col 4
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> "The group hopes to attract homosexual organizations from all over the East to participate in Gay Pride week at the end of June, which would culminate in a march to Central Park for a "gay-in." "
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> I will leave it for others to advocate for the OED to include an entry for "gay-in".
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It cost some dough even back in 1970 to get down to New York for the march, but as they say, no pay-in, no gay-in.

LH

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