Student Homophile League of Boston newsletters
The Student Homophile League of Boston was organized in 1969 by an MIT student, Stan Tillotson. The group assisted gay, Boston-area, college students in the process of coming out. The Student Homophile League of Boston provided a safe place for gay students to meet and performed educational outreach in the heterosexual community. Initially an informal group, the Student Homophile League of Boston eventually elected a president and formed various committees. One political action committee, the Gay Liberation Front, formed in 1970 and became an independent organization. In late 1971, the Student Homophile League of Boston sponsored popular gay dances. Needing a permanent location for its meetings and dances, it moved into the Odd Fellows' Hall in Central Square, Cambridge, after searching extensively. The Student Homophile League of Boston was asked to leave in 1972 and disbanded soon afterwards in December 1972.
- Student Homophile League of Boston (Organization)
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- Finding aid for the Student Homophile League of Boston Newsletters
- Finding aid prepared by Funnya Bezverkhny
- June 2003
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- Description is in English.