Season 2: Episode 5: Jean O'Leary - Part 2

Season 2: Episode 5: Jean O'Leary - Part 2

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - March 26, 2017 - 14:57

Jean O’Leary had a vision for the national LGBTQ civil rights movement. On March 26, 1977 she led the first delegation of lesbian and gay activists to the White House. And in 1988 she co-founded National Coming Out Day.Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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