Bonus: Farewell Dick Leitsch

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

Bonus: Farewell Dick Leitsch

Saturday, 23 June

May 11, 1935 - Jun 22, 2018. Dick Leitch, Kentucky native, New Yorker at heart, one-time president of the Mattachine Society of New York, was an early gay rights advocate who challenged police entrapment and championed rights of gay people to get a drink without fear of harassment or prison. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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