The Feminist Movement and the Gay Movement: How Are They Related?, (12 October 1975) Washington, D. C
“The Feminist Movement and the Gay Movement: How Are They Related?” delivered October 12, 1975, Morton, Laurie (dates of birth and death are unknown).
Laurie Morton’s October 12, 1975 speech (=A) before the Bicentennial Conference on Gays and the Federal Government was recovered in the Rainbow History Project Collection at the D.C. History Center. Her speech is located in MS 0764, Series 2, David Aiken Papers, Box 2, Folder 20, titled “Lesbians and Feminism.” The speech was published in the form of a pamphlet by the Radical Women Publications office in Seattle, Washington. The speech was titled, ‘“The Feminist Movement and the Gay Movement’ by Laurie Morton. Submitted to the Bicentennial Conference on Gays and the Federal Government, Washington D.C., October 10-14, 1975.” According to the pamphlet, her address was given to the Bicentennial Conference assembly on October 12, 1975.
There are no audio or video recordings of the address in the collection. No other known copies of the speech exist. The typed manuscript was preserved in the Rainbow History Project Collection. The copy-text presented in this unit has been closely transcribed from the preserved manuscript (=A).
This transcript has been proofread for accuracy. The paragraph structure is retained from the manuscript found in the Rainbow History Project Collection. Paragraph numbers were added in brackets. The copy text (=A) contained one typographical error that was corrected in the speech text published in this unit:
26: “it’s” became “its”