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Date: Time Period: 2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34434
Description: Michael Mallon speaks about the impact and importance of the Queens Pride parade, and how it helps with acceptance and visibility of LGBTQ community. He also taks about how voluteering has expanded hi ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25410
Description: Michael Crossox has lived in Jackson Heights, Queens for more than twenty-seven years. Michael believes that Jackson Heights is a progressive neighborhood geared towards the family life. Meeting other ... More
Date: Time Period: 2007
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34436
Description: When Michael Mallon moved to Astoria he became active in the local LGBTQ community, he met Danny Dromm who helped found Queens Pride, and Michael became an organizer for LGBTQ rights in Queens.
Date: Time Period: 2005 - 2013
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34438
Description: Michael moved to Queens in 2005, he and his partner wanted to live in a neighborhood that was safe and accepted the LGBTQ community. He felt safe in the diverse neighborhood of Astoria and later Jacks ... More
Date: Time Period: 1998-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25413
Description: Neal Stone is a third-generation Canadian. He talks about the important values of community engagement and contributing to the community he learned from his four grandparents as well as his parents. H ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27418
Description: Greg Stein discusses his involvement with the Queens LBGTQ community, from the Queens Pride Parade to the Aids Center.
Date: Time Period: 1982 - 2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:34433
Description: Michael Mallon grew up in Brooklyn and moved to Astoria Queens as an adult where he became active in the local LGBTQ community and Queens Pride; this activism and political awareness lead to his work ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970-2017
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:25397
Description: Michael Fox has lived in Jackson Heights, Queens for more than twenty-seven years. Michael believes that Jackson Heights is a progressive neighborhood geared towards the family life. Meeting others th ... More
Date: Time Period: 1970s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:21545
Description: Daniel Dromm recalls Jackson Heights' gay culture in the 1970's when he would visit bars like The Alley and enjoyed the sense of community he felt there in an era when bars were the only meeting place ... More
Date: Time Period: 1969-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27651
Description: John Moran talks about some of the events that were taking place in his LGBTQ social club, while he was club president. He talks about how the club expanded over time.
Date: Time Period: 1969-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27650
Description: John Moran talks about the AIDS crisis in relation to the neighborhood of Jackson Heights. Various AIDS organizations in the neighborhood opened up. He also talks about when two gay Hispanic men were ... More
Date: Time Period: 1969-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27652
Description: John Moran takes pride in his gay community. “The battle has been won,” he syas. He notes that gay rights have been achieved.
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