"Many of my friends have remarked to me about a change which has come over me since I have started working for the Mattachine...
If I am given a task to perform on this earth I will try with everything I've got to fulfill it."

                                                                                                                                                        -Gerry Brissette to Chuck Rowland, 1953


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