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Early Gay Liberation Movement at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1971-1978
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Gay Peoples' Alliance/Lesbian Alliance Dance

GPA/Lesbian Alliance Dance, May 16, 1975

Gay Peoples Liberation Alliance/Lesbian Alliance Dance, May 16, 1975

Unitarian Church, Ames

The Unitarian Church in Ames.


This probably was the first dance that wasn't at the Unitarian Church in Ames, but I don't know for sure. A minister at Collegiate Presbyterian Church, Jim Kleinfelter (?), approached us and asked us to use his facilities sometime, so we expanded into having dances with the Presbyterians.

Collegiate Presbyterian was a bit more conveniently located for most students, being right next to campus, but the Unitarians had always treated us well and generally when I remember Ames gay dances in the 70s I think of the dances at the Unitarian Church.


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