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2009 Markey Statement - Partial 2.pdf
The text of a speech from the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives by Congresswoman Betsy Markey (D-Colorado) in support of national hate crimes legislation. Markey represented Fort Collins and other parts of northern and eastern Colorado from…

Rocky Mountaineers 1.jpg
A photograph of a pinback button for the Rocky Mountaineers Motocycle Club (RMMC), a gay motorcycle club based in Denver, Colorado. The club was founded in 1968 in Denver primarily to promote motorcycling in the Denver gay community; however, the…

Pink Slip.jpg
Pink Slip: This pink slip marks the relative absence of any substantial and explicit bisexual experience or person in the online archive. Existing stories also need to be revised to mark individuals as bisexual who may only currently be marked as…

1998, Nov 24-Shepard-Advocate cover.jpg
An image of the cover of The Advocate magazine on November 24, 1998 featuring the death of Matthew Shepard. Shepard was a 21-year-old college student at the University of Wyoming and regular visitor to LGBTQ+ establishments in Fort Collins. He was…

1959-Sept 4-7-Mattachine Convention Program-Denver.pdf
These images show the full convention program for the Denver meeting of the Mattachine Society. Mattachine was a homophile organization founded in the 1950s, eventually starting a Denver chapter in 1957. In 1959, the Denver chapter hosted the 6th…

1993-CO Goes Straight to Hell.jpg
An image of the cover of The Advocate magazine from February 23, 1993 featuring the cover story "Colorado Goes Straight to Hell." The articles accompanying the cover detail the aftermath of Amendment 2 in the state, including a significant uptick in…

1992-Boycott Colorado Flier.jpg
A flyer encouraging a boycott of Colorado and Colorado-based goods and products in the aftermath of Amendment 2. The flyer was distributed by Boycott Colorado, which was based in Denver, but appeared in cities across the state and the nation,…

2009-Ad-Angie Zapata was our Sister.jpg
An advertisement featuring the family of Angie Zapata, a young transgender woman of color who was murdered in Greeley, Colorado in July 2008. The advertisement sought to draw attention to Angie's memory and her murder prior to the trial of her…

Pink Slip.jpg
PINK SLIP: This pink slip marks the absence in this archive of the stories and experiences of Indigenous and Native people's in this region as it relates to gender, sex, and sexuality.

Undoubtedly, the Indigenous and Native peoples of this…

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The first annual "revive your pride" event held in City Park, Fort Collins in 2021. The "revive" mantra refers both to returning the festivities to City Park--the traditional venue of early Pride events in the city--and a return to pride celebrations…
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