Category: protest

Work For Peace” Beacon Hill Support Group Poster, Kennedy Studios, 1970.

Happy Pride from San Francisco! 🏳️‍🌈

Photos from San Francisco’s early Gay Freedom Day parades during the 1970s.

The Sissies, Hustlers, and Hair Fairies Whose Defiant Lives Paved the Way For Stonewall

30 Years Later: Photos of the Tiananmen Square Protests Through the Lens of a Student Witness

On May 21, 1979—40 years ago this week—the White Night Riots erupted in San Francisco after a jury returned a not-guilty verdict for Dan White, who killed Mayor George Moscone and openly gay Supervisor Harvey Milk. A peaceful rally descended into vandalism and violence at City Hall and the SFPD retaliated by targeting LGBTQ protestors and patrons in the Castro district.

Happy May Day aka International Workers Day from the Soviet Union!

Postcard by V. Shibayev, 1967.

Nevertheless, They Persisted: How a London Women’s Collective Turned Anger Into Art

The Death of the Hippies: The photographer Joe Samberg remembers how drugs destroyed the Telegraph Avenue scene.

The Death of the Hippies: The photographer Joe Samberg remembers how drugs destroyed the Telegraph Avenue scene.

Congress Of Racial Equality (CORE) handbill from March 1961.