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Person files
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Person files
Country
United States of America
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Canada / US
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Author of A Year in the Homosexual Liberation Movement and contributor to Gay (New York City), 1970
Bell wrote his first piece for the Village Voice in 1969, an account of the Stonewall riots, a confrontation between police and the patrons of a gay bar called the Stonewall Inn that became a flashpoint of the Gay Liberation movement. He became a regular columnist in 1976 with his column "Bell Tells".[2] Bell wrote a series of columns about a string of unsolved murders of gay people; these columns, along with the novel Cruising by Gerald Walker, were the inspiration behind the William Friedkin film Cruising.[3] Ironically, Bell wrote additional columns condemning Friedkin and Cruising after reading a leaked early screenplay, deploring what he viewed as its negative depiction of gay people and claiming that it would inspire violence against homosexuals.[4] At Bell's urging, gay activists disrupted the filming of Cruising and demonstrated at theatres where the film was playing. -- Wikipedia
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Important Moments in Canadian Lesbian, Bisexual and Gay History and Law

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Event files
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Vertical Files
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Event files
City
Toronto
Province / State
ON
Country
Canada
Coverage
Canada / US
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Canadian History: How Times Have Changed
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Lesbian and Gay Community Appeal (Toronto, ON : 1980-1986)

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Organization files
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Organization files
Alternative Name
Gay Community Appeal
Acronyms
LGCA; GCA
Address
P.O. Box 2212, Station P
City
Toronto
Province / State
ON
Country
Canada
Postal Code
M5S 2T2
Telephone Number
416-869-3036
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Canada / US
Notes
Name changed 2008
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Community One Foundation
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