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Harry Hay

(1912-2002)

 

Rainbow Honor Walk

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, November 18, 2016
1. Harry Hay Marker
Inscription.  Sexual revolutionary who defined LGBT as a cultural identity and founded the first enduring gay rights organization in the United States.
 
Erected 2014 by Rainbow Honor Walk.
 
Location. 37° 45.588′ N, 122° 26.1′ W. Marker is in San Francisco, California, in San Francisco City and County. Marker is on Castro Street near 19th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 572 Castro Street, San Francisco CA 94114, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gertrude Stein (a few steps from this marker); Christine Jorgensen (a few steps from this marker); Keith Haring (a few steps from this marker); Harvey Milk (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Harvey Milk (within shouting distance of this marker); Randy Shilts (within shouting distance of this marker); Sylvester (within shouting distance of this marker); Allen Ginsberg (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Francisco.
 
More about this marker. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
 
Also see . . .  Harry Hay - Wikipedia
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By Barry Swackhamer
2. Harry Hay
. Henry "Harry" Hay, Jr. ... was a prominent American gay rights activist, communist, labor advocate, and Native American civil rights campaigner. He was a founder of the Mattachine Society, the first sustained gay rights group in the United States, as well as the Radical Faeries, a loosely affiliated gay spiritual movement. (Submitted on November 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. LGBTQ
 
Categories. Civil Rights
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
 
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