Season 1: Episode 8: Dear Abby

Season 1: Episode 8: Dear Abby

Season 1: Episode 8: Dear Abby

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - December 1, 2016 - 14:45

A generation ago, tens of millions of people turned to "Dear Abby” in her daily newspaper column for advice. Long before others did, and at considerable risk, she used her platform and celebrity in support of gay people and their equal rights.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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