Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Don't Ask Don't Tell Protest Footage

Item

Title

Don't Ask Don't Tell Protest Footage

Subject

Gay activists
Lesbian Activists
Demonstrations
Gay rights
Gay military personnel - United States
Don’t ask, don’t tell (Military personnel policy)
Homophobia in the Military

Description

This video is documentation of a demonstration protesting Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. The protest occurred on September 23, 1993 outside a fundraiser for the then prospective mayor of New York David Dinkins in which Bill Clinton was speaking. This segment combines raw footage artifacts with more formal documentation of the chants, and informal interviews with the participants. The last portion of this video shows police attempting to forcibly remove demonstrators.

Creator

Linda Chapman [Executive Producer]
Mary Patierno [Executive Producer]
Ana Maria Simo [Executive Producer]

Date Created

9/23/1993

Rights

Copyright Dyke TV: Linda Chapman, Mary Patierno, Ana Maria Simo. Tapes and digital files held by the Lesbian Herstory Archives. Tapes reproduced with permission from the copyright holders.

Format

Video Recording

Language

en-US

Identifier

053-03_clinton_nyc_a_c.mp4

Coverage

New York, New York, United States

Citation

Linda Chapman [Executive Producer] Mary Patierno [Executive Producer] Ana Maria Simo [Executive Producer], “Don't Ask Don't Tell Protest Footage,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 25, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/833.