"Michelle International" Souvenir Program,
This event was sponsored by the League for Civil Education, one of the earliest organizations formed in San Francisco to stand for gay rights, in particular, to combat the raids on the bars. Note the introduction makes no mention of gay or homosexual at all, such was the nature of the times. Jose Sarria was very active in LCE and led efforts to solidify gay block voting...in a run for Board of Supervisors he got 5600 votes; years before Harvey Milk ran for the office.
Clockwise from upper left, Walter Hart , Jose Sarria , Jerry , and Roby Landers
[ This is the only place I've seen that photo of Jose Sarria ]
below the very subtle listing of what I presume to be a list of gay
or gay-friendly bars. Again, nowhere
is a reference I found in the Windy City Times: "Officially,
the first edition of the Damron Men's Travel Guide