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1983_Photo_Pride MarchB_FCGLA.png
Photograph of the Fort Collins Gay and Lesbian Alliance marching in the 1983 Colorado Gay and Lesbian Pride March in Denver, Colorado. The march took place on Sunday, June 26, 1983. The march started from Cheesman Park and moved down east Colfax,…

1899, 09 Nov_Denver as Sodom.png
A Fort Collins newspaper makes a metaphorical comparison between Denver's morals (as revealed by a recent election) and the morals of Sodom and Gomorrah.

Pages from LLR_18931102.pdf
The Loveland Reporter characterizes a recent nasty campaign and election in Denver, leading to comparisons between Denver and Sodom.

Pages from 024-FCC-1882-04-20-001-SINGLE copy.pdf
A report from the Rocky Mountain News (reprinted by the Fort Collins Courier) on Oscar Wilde's lectures in Denver in 1882. The stop was part of a wider U.S. tour that Wilde completed and included a stop in Leadville, CO. The report includes excerpts…

1882, March 23-A Young Man-Fort Collins Courier-pp. 3.jpg
The Fort Collins Courier shares a brief from Denver about a local man that went missing. The man was known for wearing "female habiliments" (i.e. women's clothing). We can speculate that the man may have simply left town; however, even today, rates…

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In an editorial comments, the Fort Collins Courier lambasts the numerous residents of City of Denver, who it calls "Sodomites of the capital city" for their overwhelming votes in the U.S. presidential contest for William Jennings Bryan over William…

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…

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…
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