Season 1: Episode 7: Chuck Rowland

Season 1: Episode 7: Chuck Rowland

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - November 23, 2016 - 18:20

A WWII veteran turns theory into action, co-founding one of the first LGBT rights groups, the Mattachine Society, in 1950—a time when gay people were considered sick, sinful, criminal, and a threat to national security.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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