Pin-back button

Object Number: 
2012.36.4
Date: 
1972
Medium: 
Plastic, metal
Dimensions: 
Diameter: 2 3/16 in. (5.6 cm)
Description: 
Circular pink pin-back button with white female and male symbols and white lettering which reads: "CHRISTOPHER STREET GAY PRIDE 72"
Gallery Label: 
Christopher Street was the site of the Stonewall Inn, where the gay community rioted in 1969 in protest of police raids. Christopher Street became the center of New York's gay rights movement in the 1970s and continues to be a symbol of gay pride.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Roy R. Eddey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group