Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2012.36.2
Date: 
ca. 1969
Medium: 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Description: 
White, circular pin-back button with black rim; pink inverted equilateral triangle in middle; black text above reads: "GAY"
Gallery Label: 
This button was distributed by the Gay Activists Alliance, founded in New York City on December 21, 1969 following the Stonewall riots. The GAA was most active from 1970 to 1974.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roy R. Eddey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group