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Guide to the Gay Cable Network Archives, 1982-2001 MSS.231


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Collection processed by Zachary Dabbs, YZ Chin, Zoë Eckman, John M. Sapp, Timothy M. Woitas, and Benjamin P. Peeples. Finding Aid edited by Rhyannon J. Rodriguez, Brent Phillips.

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Scope and Content

Founded in 1982 by Louis P. Maletta, the Gay Cable Network was the premiere chronicler of major events and personalities of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community for nearly two decades. Broadcast on public access television in New York City and other major cities worldwide, GCN covered key LGBT civil rights battles, five presidential conventions, as well as the AIDS pandemic and social protests often marginalized in the mainstream media. On televised programs like Gay USA, Pride and Progress, The Right Stuff, Men and Films, Candied Camera, In the Dungeon, and Lavender Health, GCN conducted numerous interviews with leading politicians, medical and educational professionals, entertainers, and social activists.

Arrangement

Series I: About Entertainment- Unavailable Series II: AIDS Memorial Quilt- Unavailable Series III: Be Our Guest- Unavailable Series IV: Candied Camera- Unavailable Series V: Commercials, Trailers, and Miscellaneous Promos- Unavailable Series VI: Dungeon Knights- Unavailable Series VII: Emerald City- Unavailable Series VIII: Events- Unavailable Series IX: Gay Games and Sporting Events- Unavailable Series X: Gay USA Series XI: Health and Fitness with Jessie Garcia- Unavailable Series XII: Interviews- Unavailable Series XIII: In the Dungeon- Unavailable Series XIV: In the Life- Unavailable Series XV: Lavender Health- Unavailable Series XVI: LGBT Parades, Marches, and Rallies- Unavailable Series XVII: Men & Films- Unavailable Series XVIII: Miscellaneous Programs and Clips- Unavailable Series XIX: Music Videos- Unavailable Series XX: Out on Wednesdays- Unavailable Series XXI: Political Conventions- Unavailable Series XXII: Pride and Progress / The Right Stuff Series XXIII: Public Service Announcements- Unavailable Series XXIV: Sixth Floor Harrison- Unavailable Series XXV: Sports Scan- Unavailable Series XXVI: Static- Unavailable Series XXVII: Stonewall Place After Dark- Unavailable Series XXVIII: Small Format Video- Unavailable Series XXIX: Lou Maletta and GCN Files Oversize Series XXIX: Lou Maletta and GCN Files Series XXX: Photographs Series XXXI: Objects Oversize Series XXXI: Objects Series XXXII: Lou Maletta Interviews- Unavailable