The newspaper's influence was such that it enjoyed a "national reach that was considered the movement's 'paper of record' throughout the '70s, and whose alumni at one point occupied so many leadership roles around the country that they were called the 'GCN mafia'". My life at the Gay Community News. The Prisoner Project was initiated incoming as a result of the staff member Mike Riegle,  who responded to letters sent by prisoners to the Gay Community News and granted them free newspaper subscriptions. The Nantucket Beacon — Nantucket Independent — Founded as a local newsletter early in the struggle for gay liberationit was soon expanded into a major newspaper with an international readership. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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LGBT culture in Boston
Archived from the original on This page was last edited on 19 Octoberat The Fenway Institute is a research organization dedicated to "research, training, education, and policy development, focusing on national and international health issues. This page was last edited on 14 Octoberat The nation's first openly gay state representative, Elaine Noblewas elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives in An article entitled "Gay Revolutionary", published inled to claims from the conservative right that the newspaper promoted a " homosexual agenda " to destroy heterosexuality and traditional values. Designed as a resource for the LGBT communitythe newspaper reported a wide variety of gay and lesbian-related news.