Gay Rights

White Night Riots - San Francisco

May 22, 1979 – White Night Riots – The Milk-Moscone Murder Trial Verdict

May 22, 1979: The morning after the verdict in the trial of Dan White, accused murderer of San Francisco Supervisor and Gay Rights activist Harvey Milk. White, who was on trial for the murders of both Milk and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, was given a verdict of Voluntary Manslaughter,...

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin Talks About Race And Civil Rights – 1969 – Past Daily Black History Month

Bayard Rustin – On Speaking Freely – March 3, 1969 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Bayard Rustin is a name synonymous with the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s, but also was an Anti-War activist, campaigner for Gay Rights and economic stability within the Black community. As...

Past Daily Fundraiser – Communique #20

Past Daily Fundraiser – Communique #20

  Day #21 – 9 days left – up to 7% of our goal. People are looking, asking and thinking about donating – the competition is fierce – no less than 8 other people I know are staging Fundraisers of one sort of another – a lot of competition for...

Stonewall - 1969

A Place Called Stonewall – Getting Here From There – June 27, 1969

    . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Stonewall 25 – Human Rights March – June 26, 1994 – Pacifica – Gordon Skene Sound Collection. . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – Pacifica – Remembering Stonewall –...

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

Expecting A Volcano To Cooperate – April 20, 2010

  . . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup + 5:00 pm News – April 20, 2010 – CBS News Only 5 years ago, but this April 20th was loaded with awe and wonder in 2010. The devastating Volcano which erupted...

‘Out Of The Closet And Into The Streets’ – Gay Liberation 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

‘Out Of The Closet And Into The Streets’ – Gay Liberation 1972 – Past Daily Reference Room

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – NET – The Gay Way – 1972 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection With all the news in recent months regarding Gay Marriage, the move in some states to legalize discrimination of LGBT persons, the upsurge in Hate...

Lied To By The KGB – December 10, 1981

Lied To By The KGB – December 10, 1981

. . . or click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS Hourly News – December 10, 1981 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection News regarding the continuing odyssey of Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov and the tribulations and drama surrounding him. On this December 10th in 1981 it was...

All This, And Dinkins Too – November 7, 1989

. . .or click on the link here for Audio Player or download – CBS World News Roundup – November 7, 1989 Busy day of politics and world events, this November 7th in 1989. This particular November 7th fell on a Tuesday – and in 1989 that could only mean...

A Personal Appeal To Help Us Preserve History

Click on the link here for our DONATION PAGE – Indiegogo/Past Daily/Gordon Skene Sound Collection Fundraiser As you probably all know by now, we’ve been having a Fundraiser. In connection with Fractured Atlas and Indiegogo, Past Daily is in the middle of raising funds to continue our preservation and restoration...

Passing Of The King Of Torts – July 10, 1996

Click on the link here for Audio Player – CBS World News Roundup – July 10, 1996 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection Busy day, this July 10th in 1996. There was Hurricane Bertha to think about, especially since Cape Hatteras was in line for a major hit. Hurricane season was...