Archival Films in SF

Andy's going to SF and alls we get are these... well, pretty terrific blog posts.

Hi Gay Place, it's been a while. Have you been feeling neglected? Well ain't no one gonna stop the rush of posts I'll have for you in a week's time after I visit San FranCrisco – sadly I'll be away for part of SXSW and the even more painful for me is that I'll be missing GAY BI GAY GAY III! Tears of sadness.

I've been trolling around the SF LGBT History archives online. As you can imagine, it's quite the treasure trove, especially all of the mind-blowing historical film and video. Lucky for us, they have uploaded quite a bit of content onto YouTube.

Here's a video of the 1975 San Francisco Gay Freedom Day Parade (this is before freedom fries, people) – back when queers could roam the streets for one day, and one day only, before they were busted by the vice cops.

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Film, Travel, Icons, California, Gay Freedom Day Parade, San Francisco, GLBT History Archives

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