Denver Gay Revolt title image
Gerald Gerash photo image
Gerald Gerash speaks at Denver City Council in 1973; from the documentary.

An Adjunct at Ludlow (and other Colorado stories), A performance by Romero Theater Troupe
Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver, 7:00 p.m., March 13, 2014

One of the stories in the Romero Theater Troupe’s current play is about the city council hearing of 1973. The performers were inspired after watching Jerry Gerash’s documentary.

IMRU – KPFK-FM Los Angeles Podcast

Vash Boddie discusses Gay Revolt at Denver City Council, October 23, 1973 and How It Changed Our World with Jerry Gerash (fast forward to 28:48).

Occupy Denver Teach-in Video

Gay Activism in Denver and Beyond: Jerry Gerash speaks on March 20, 2012 about how and why a closeted gay community in 1972, powerless and voiceless, began to organize.

He addresses the formulation of the two pronged attack on the government’s oppression and humiliation of the gay community. He shares the rich history of gay activism here in Denver, in Colorado, and beyond.

Sister Who Presents

Gerald Gerash is featured in episodes of this talk show, now in its eleventh season, hosted by Denver luminary Sister Who.

 

Past Events

Semillas de Colorado: Stories From the Struggle, A performance by Romero Theater Troupe
Oriental Theater, 4335 W. 44th Ave., Denver, October 24, 2013

One of the stories in the Romero Theater Troupe’s current play is about the city council hearing of 1973. The performers were inspired after watching Jerry Gerash’s documentary.

Sie FilmCenter
Free Reception and Screening October 23, 2013

Denver Film Society and a host of co-sponsors present a free screening of Gay Revolt at Denver City Council, October 23, 1973 and How It Changed Our World. This took place on the 40th anniversary of the Denver Gay Revolt. Director Jerry Gerash introduced the film and held a post-screening Q&A.

CPT12
Two broadcasts on June 18 and October 23, 2013

Colorado Public Television Channel 12 broadcasted Gay Revolt at Denver City Council, October 23, 1973 and How It Changed Our World on Channel 12.1 in the Colorado/Cheyenne area. October 23, 2013 was the 40th anniversary of the Denver Gay Revolt.

Denver City Council Proclamation and Speeches by Jerry Gerash and Council Members
October 21, 2013

Streaming video of the adoption of a proclamation marking the 40th anniversary of a major event in progress of fair and equal treatment of Denver’s gay and lesbian people. (Select the CP13-0737 proclamation index link.)

Arbeter Ring
10'¢ Cinema Slam, April 17, 2012

Featuring the documentary film Gay Revolt at Denver City Council, October 23, 1973, and How It Changed Our World. See Q+A with filmmaker/gay liberation activist Jerry Gerash here.

Oral History Association Annual Meeting
October 12–16, 2011, Denver, CO

Gerald Gerash presented “Denver Gay Liberation And How It Changed Our World” on October 13. Donaciano Martinez, long-time gay and Chicano activist, and David Pivar, professor emeritus of history, joined Gerash on a roundtable discussion after the DVD was presented. Gerash also was featured the night before.

20th World Conference of GLBT Jews
August 13–15, 2010

Gerald Gerash presented selections from the documentary at a breakout session on August 15, on the campus of UCLA.