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Activism

Take Back the NightThe Project is aware of the following organizations and activities that have promoted and protested in favor of LGBT rights in St. Louis over the years. Please assist us with edits and additional information.

Project Inventory:

  • ACT UP - St. Louis
  • Amendement #2 Protests (2004)
  • Anita Bryant Protests (1970s)
  • Citizens for Human Rights (1977-78)
  • Cracker Barrel Protests (1991)
  • Hardwick (Sodomy Case) Protest 1986
  • Human Rights Campaign - St. Louis
  • I Care Campaign
  • Mandrake Society of St. Louis (1969)
  • Marriage Equality (2013)
  • MCC Christian Social Action (1970s)
  • NOH8 - St. Louis Photo Sessions
  • NOW - St. Louis
  • Peace Vigil (2008 Complex beating/hate crime)
  • PREP
  • PROMO
  • Queer Nation - St. Louis
  • Same Sex Marriage Benefits Lawsuit (Glossip, 2013 MO Supreme Court)
  • Show Me No Hate (2008 Prop 8 Protest, 2009 Catholic Church Protest, Marriage Buses to Iowa)
  • SIUE Gay Awareness Week (1974)
  • SLUT Walks (2012)
  • Stop the Church Protests (1992)
  • St. Louis Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (1980)
  • St. Louis Task Force for Human Rights (1977)
  • Take Back the Night Marches (1989-90)
  • Tower Grove Bank Boycott (1981)
  • Washington University Gay Pride Weekend (1979)
  • Women Rising in Resistance (1980s)

Area municipalities who have passed ordinances that include sexual orientation and gender identity as part of their non-discrimination protections:

  • Clayton, Creve Coeur, Ferguson, Kirkwood, Maplewood, Olivette, Richmond Heights and University City, St. Louis City and St. Louis County.

Copyright Steven L. Brawley, 2007-2015. All Rights Reserved.