Detroit Events & People

LGBT activism exploded all across the country during the 1970s. Here just some examples what that activism looked like at time in Detroit. Included are images of some of Detroit's first gay pride parades.

Gay Pride Rally in Detroit (1973)

Gay Pride Rally in Detroit

Gay Liberation Front at Detroit Gay Pride Rally

Gay Liberation Front at Detroit Gay Pride Rally

John Kavanaugh

ONE in Detroit Picnic

Gay Protest: Chancery Building in Detroit

Gay Protest: Chancery Building in Detroit

ONE in Detroit Picnic

Andy Karagas, Tony Garneau, and Sam "Bookie" Stewart

Daniel Curzon

Daniel Curzon

Andy Karagas, Tony Garneau, and Sam "Bookie" Stewart

Andy Karagas, Tony Garneau, and Bookie Stewart

Game at Softball City

Game at Softball City

Palmer Park Area

Palmer Park Area

Ann Arbor Activism

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