Videos

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Some time ago, Gabriela Traverso contacted me for people to interview for a short documentary. I sent her a list, and here is the result, featuring our own Connie Champagne (3:35) and Robert Bernardo (4:54).

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Check out these rough-cut videos of interviews with our speakers and Tom Ammiano by our Spring 2013 intern, Josh Hollands. Thank you Josh!!

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History of the SF LGBTQ Speakers Bureau with Tom Ammiano‬
In the mid-1970s, Tom Ammiano, along with others, set up an LGBTQ Speakers Bureau in San Francisco to combat homophobia and division in our communities. Here he discusses how it came about and why the Bureau is important. With thanks to Danny Nicoletta for his photo of Hank Wilson.

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Why are people getting involved with the SF LGBTQ Speakers Bureau?‬Our speakers became involved with the Bureau for all sorts of reasons, here's some of them. Speakers in the video: Ora, Terry, Tom, Dusty, Ronnie, Michelle, Mia, Anna, and Leigh.

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Why the SF LGBTQ Speakers Bureau is Important.
Our wonderful speakers discuss some of the reasons why they think the Speakers Bureau is important. Speakers in the video: Anna, Aaron, Corey, Mia, Dusty, Lacy, Michelle, Ora, Terry, and Ronnie.

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Our wonderful speakers have some advice for young LGBTQ people and those who are questioning their sexuality. Speakers in the video: Corey, Leigh, Dusty, Anna, Tom, Michelle, Lacy, Terry, and Mia.