Pinback button

Object Number: 
2002.1.4318
Date: 
1989
Medium: 
Plastic, metal, paper
Dimensions: 
1/4 x 2 in. diameter
Description: 
A bright pink pinback button printed in black "Do It!" encircled by in yellow "safer sex". From the "GMHC" or "Gay Men's Health Crisis", organized in 1981 with a mission, in their websites words "to reduce the spread of HIV disease, help people with HIV maintain and improve their health and independence, and keep the prevention, treatment and cure of HIV an urgent national and local priority. In fulfilling this mission, we will remain true to our heritage by fighting homophobia and affirming the individual dignity of all gay men and lesbians."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group