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Randy Shilts

(1951-1994)

 

—Rainbow Honor Walk —

 
Randy Shilts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 9, 2016
1. Randy Shilts Marker
Inscription. Influential author and journalist, the first openly gay reporter to cover LGBT issues for American mainstream media

Randy Shilts

 
Erected 2014 by Rainbow Honor Walk.
 
Location. 37° 45.574′ N, 122° 26.084′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Castro Street north of 19th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 587 Castro Street, San Francisco CA 94114, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harvey Milk (a few steps from this marker); Christine Jorgensen (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Harvey Milk (a few steps from this marker); Harry Hay (within shouting distance of this marker); Gertrude Stein (within shouting distance of this marker); Keith Haring (within shouting distance of this marker); Sylvester (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen Ginsberg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
Also see . . .
1. Randy Shilts, Author, Dies at 42; One of First to Write About AIDS (New York Times, 2/18/94). (Submitted on September 25, 2016.)
2. Randy Shilts Biography (LGBTHistoryMonth.com)
Randy Shilts Marker - Wide View, Looking North up Castro image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 9, 2016
2. Randy Shilts Marker - Wide View, Looking North up Castro
. (Submitted on September 25, 2016.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 184 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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