Infographic depicting archive records of campus's LGBTQ+ history

‘Gay Bears!’: Online archive chronicles UC Berkeley LGBTQ+ history

Former campus archivist William Benemann was going through the Social Protest Collection in the Bancroft Library when he came across a mimeographed form from 1970 written by campus’s Gay Students Union. The form asked former California governor Ronald Reagan to attend the first openly-gay dance on campus after he told a KQED reporter that he hadn’t been invited.
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