LGBT History Timeline: 1970
Pioneering Reality Series "An American Family" Debuts on PBS (January 11, 1973)

Looking at LGBT History: 1971


Feb 9, 1971 - On tonight's episode of All in the Family Archie discovers that one of his bar buddies, an ex-football player, is gay. 

March 1, 1971 - The film version of Thomas Mann's 1912 novel "Death in Venice" opens in US theaters.

July 20, 1971 - In the comic strip "Peanuts" Marcie addresses Peppermint Patty as "sir" for the first time.



Sept 2, 1971 - Liberace wears red, white & blue sequined hot pants during a Labor Day performance in Minneapolis.



(To read about gay milestones from other years, double click here.)


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