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1992-pinktrianglepin.jpg
A photograph of a pin protesting the passage of Amendment 2 in Colorado in 1992. The pin draws direct connections between the persecution of homosexuals by the Nazi regime during the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s and the treatment of lesbian, gay, and…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

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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