The Laughing Policeman Protest Collection
Clippings, flyers, interview transcript, news releases, notes, and studio publicity materials documenting protests in San Francisco directed against the motion picture, The Laughing Policeman, a police thriller released in 1973. Gay and lesbian rights activists objected to the representation of gay men and gay social life in the movie, which revolved around a mass-murderer with a secret gay identity.
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Mass media and gays--United States
Minorities in mass media
Motion pictures and gay men
Gays Against Media Bigotry.
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The Laughing Policeman Protest Collection, Coll2011-062, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California
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