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First Gay Rights Legislation Enacted

On March 7, 1972, the East Lansing, Michigan, city council approved by a vote of 4–to-1 an act declaring the city must seek to “employ the best applicant for each vacancy on the basis of his qualifications for the job and without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, sex or homosexuality.”  It was the … Continue reading

The New York Times Reviews Elvis at Madison Square Garden, NYC, June 9, 1972

Presley Draws 2 Generations of Fans by Grace Lichtenstein New York Times Saturday, June 10, 1972 In mink and in denim, in bleached blond bouffant and in shoulder-length shags, the fans of 37-year-old Elvis Presley flocked to Madison Square Garden last night to see the first live concert ever given in New York by the … Continue reading