An early leader in the fight for gay and lesbian rights, Hay, who died in 2002, was a transformational figure whose legacy is remembered fondly in an exhibition that brings him to life on the centennial of his birth, and illuminates the intersection of activism and personal biography.
|Date||Through Jul. 29|
|Location||San Francisco Main Library, Civic Center|
|Event Description||On the centennial anniversary of his birth, this exhibition celebrates the life and work of activist Harry Hay that laid the foundation for the modern U.S. lesbian and gay rights movement. The exhibition chronicles Hay's life from his early years through his labor activism and involvement with the Communist Party, to his founding of the Mattachine Society and co-founding of the Radical Faeries.|
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