Season 4: Episode 10: Dick Leitsch

Season 4: Episode 10: Dick Leitsch

Season 4: Episode 10: Dick Leitsch

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - February 7, 2019 - 25:55

Dick Leitsch came to New York City in the early 1960s to smoke cigarettes, drink cocktails, and pick up handsome young men. He got his wish and then some, but the native Kentuckian also took on the police and political power brokers to successfully fight entrapment and discrimination.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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