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May 19, 2010

Frank Kameny's 85th birthday celebrations

Kameny_with_sign Gay rights pioneer Frank Kameny, whose 1971 campaign for D.C. Delegate to Congress led to GLAA's founding, will be 85 years old on May 21. Celebrations to mark the occasion including the following, which we encourage you to attend.

Event 1:

Celebrate the 85th birthday of Frank Kameny, a founding father of the gay rights movement in the US, this Wednesday.

Don Patron Arts will be providing 10 Portraits of Frank Kameny to raise money to support Frank in his later years of life. DJ Shea Van Horn will be providing music as well.

If you can’t attend the event but would still like to contribute, you may make a donation here.

Wednesday, May 19
The Artist Inn Residence
1824 R Street, NW
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Minimum donation of $20.

Event 2:

Frank Kameny's 85th Birthday Celebration

Join the Stein Club @ the DC Center as we celebrate our hero, Frank Kameny's, 85th Birthday. Featuring a special presentation by Paul Kuntzler.

Friday, May 21, 2010 (Frank's actual birthday)
6:30pm - 8:30pm
DC Center
1810 14th Street, NW

Update: Lou Chibbaro reports here.

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