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.
Free Reception (6:00 p.m.) and Screening (7:30 p.m.) 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 takes place on the 40th anniversary of the Denver Gay Revolt. Director Jerry Gerash will introduce the film and hold a post-screening Q&A. Visit the Sie FilmCenter website for free tickets.
Two broadcasts on June 18, 2013, and October 23, 2013, both at 9 p.m.
Colorado Public Television Channel 12 broadcasts Gay Revolt at Denver City Council, October 23, 1973 and How It Changed Our World on Channel 12.1 in the Colorado/Cheyenne area. This year is the 40th anniversary of the Denver Gay Revolt.
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.)
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).
Gay Activism in Denver and Beyond: Jerry Gerash spoke 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.
Gerald Gerash is featured in episodes of this talk show, now in its eleventh season, hosted by Denver luminary Sister Who.
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.