AIDS Hits Close to Home (January 4, 1991)
LGBT Time Capsule: 1966

Looking Back at LGBT History: 1965

1965Feb 14, 1965 – The Denver Post begins a six-part series about the problems homosexuality poses to society.

Feb 17, 1965 - 31-year old Joan Rivers makes her first appearance on the Tonight Show.

March 2, 1965 - The Sound of Music, oozing with gay undertones, opens in theaters.


April 17, 1965 - The first official protest outside of the White House by a gay rights group takes place, organized by the Mattachine Society.

April 28, 1965 - Barbra Streisand stars in her first TV special, My Name is Barbra.

July 15, 1965 - Joan Rivers marries Edgar Rosenberg.


(If you'd like to read more gay history milestones from other years, double click here.)



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