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White t-shirt.
Pink triangle with text.
Front: Don't Assume I'm Straight.
Back: Don't Assume I'm Not.
Hamline University GLBC and Friends.
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Aqua shirt.
"PFUND"
Back: "A foundation celebrating and strengthening GLBT communities."
"PFund Foundation is a vital resource and community builder for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and allied communities by providing grants and scholarships, developing leaders, and inspiring giving."
1409 Willow Street, Suite 109
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403
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White shirt.
Two men kissing with text, "Read My Lips"
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Black shirt.
Image of Minnesota. Text: "I Can't Even Think Straight. Northland Gay Men's Center, since 1992"
32 E 1st St, Duluth, MN 55802
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White shirt.
Black tree with text, "Griot Circle, a Gathering of Elders"

A community based organization which addresses the needs of older lesbian, gay bisexual, transgender and queer elders of color over the age of fifty. About 90% of GRIOT members identify as black, African American or Caribbean American with the remaining 10% identifying as Latino/a, Caucasian or other.

25 Flatbush Avenue, 5th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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Navy blue/black shirt.
"ASL Interpreter" in large white font.
Back: "Fountainhead: Pure Blue Ridge Mountain Water"
Most likely for Minnesota AIDS Walk
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White shirt.
"OutFront Minnesota" with green logo. (not pictured)
Back: "Out & Strong" with large green ampersand.
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Gray shirt.
"Common Bonds" with rainbow circle of hands grasping wrists, with Minnesota in the center+small pink triangle. Common Bonds was a GLBT organization in Hibbing/Iron Range, founded 1999.
P.O Box listed in Buhl, MN
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White shirt. Rainbow flag with large "R" in upper left corner. Text: "Ramsey County, Celebrating Diversity Pseudo-American flag with a red "R" where the stars would be and rainbow stripes. From Ramsey County GLBT Pride Duplicate copy found in Tretter Collection
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White shirt. "Teacher Empowerment" with pink triangle as the "A" in "Teacher"
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Black shirt.
"Support Family Values / I Samuel 18:1" with a pink triangle on the "i" in "family"
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White shirt.
Ironed on map. "4th Annual Party - August 2004. John & Dale's. I was there and all I'll admit to getting was this lousy t-shirt."
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Grey-blue shirt.
Back: iron-on text and image. Stick figure with a barbecue and rainbow. Text: "Bar-B-Queer, July 23rd, 2005, 7:30-10:30 pm. Hosted at the home of Harvey Plasch. Vodka Bar - Beer - Wine - Food. Entertainment. $20 donation."
Charity function.
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Black shirt.
Skyline with trees, and text, "Northern Lights to City Nights, Minneapolis, Convergence 2002"

Convergence is an annual North American social gathering of gay men of size (chubs) and their admirers (chasers).

1313 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403
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Blue (turquoise) shirt.
Pink and silver trees and the text, "1985, Midwest Regional Men's Conference. What's in a Man?"

3249 Hennepin Ave.
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White shirt.
Black and white striped Statue of Liberty, holding a pink triangle. Text, "Proud '86"
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White shirt. Rainbow flag with large "R" in upper left corner. Text: "Ramsey County, Celebrating Diversity"
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Dark pink shirt.
Triangle with two Venus symbols and two Mars symbols surrounding the letters "GLCS." Additional text reads, "Rochester, MN, Gay & Lesbian Community Services"
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White shirt. Pink text shaped in a triagle, which is made up of names of famous queer people
Including Margaret Mead, William Shakespeare, Janis Joplin, Michelangelo, Leonard Bernstein, Walt Whitman, Leonardo da Vinci, Colatie, Tchaikovsky, Amy Lowell, Marcel Proust, Richard Wagner, Christopher Marlow, Olivia Newton-John, Lord Byron, Roy Cohn, King James I, Socrates, Aristotle, Alexander the Great, Harvey Fierstein, Truman Capote, Tennessee Williams, Virginia Woolf, Richard the Lion Hearted, Emperor Hadrian, Henry Thoreau, Alice B. Tokias, Harvey Milk, Zeno of Elee, Sappho, John Maynard Keyes, King Gustav III, Sandro Bonicelll, Audre Lorde, Kate Millett, Billie Jean King, Ellen Ginsberg, Elizabeth , H.D. and more...
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Yellow shirt.
Brown text with the names of various famous queer people
Including Bill Tilden, Andre Gide, Willa Cather, Oscar Wilde, Richard The Lion-Hearted, Francis Bacon, Hans Christian Anderson, W.H. Auden, Lord Byron, Tennessee Williams, Horatio Alger, Walt Whitman, Leonardo Da Vinci, Cole Porter, Sappho, Petr Illich Tchaikovsky, Marcel Proust, Joan of Arc, Alice B Tokias, Alexander the Great, Gertrude Stein
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White shirt.
Proud! (AAC) In rainbow letters.

Origin Unknown. Please contact Wearing Gay History if you have any information regarding this shirt.
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White shirt.
Front: Chicago skyline with sun.
Back: "Reaching new heights: Chicago Illinois May 1-4 1996 League Professional Development Conference"
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Yellow shirt.
Two men with headbands having sex/wrestling.
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White shirt.
Front:"Queer Street Patrol" with silhouetted people on pink triangle.
Back: "I Won't Be a Target for your Violence!"
Founded in '94, a Minneapolis civil patrol

Purchased at the 1997 Minnesota Pride Festival
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White shirt.
"Rainbow card" and phone number. On back, purple person standing surf-style on a motorcycle. "Get it. Use it. Got it?"
Likely an image of Martina Navratilova.

a VISA credit card designed for the lesbian
and gay community.
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Off-White t-shirt, rainbow.
GLBT Hennepin County.
Created by Hennepin County GLBT employer group. Sold "at cost," with goal of increased visibility.
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Gray shirt.
"I" heart, image of Sven Sundgaard.
KARE-TV (Minneapolis-St. Paul) Meteorologist
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Periwinkle shirt.
Pink triangle, "Ogunquit Maine"
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White shirt.
"Visible" with the "V" as a pink triangle
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White shirt.
Sewn image of a lambda held up by six rainbow balloons
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Blue and white 3/4 length shirt.
Male symbol, "Christopher Street"
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Black shirt.
Dove, yellow, orange, pink, maroon. Globe/peace sign green and blue. New Years Eve 1967-1968" "Fillmore, West, San Francisco"
Numerous buttons: Birdcage, Out for Change, 8th Annual Minnesota AIDS Walk, Names Project, Chicago Pride 1994, Imperial Sovereign Court of the Ice Castle, InterPride '90,

Fillmore was a famed '60s counterculture music venue draws crowds for indie & major label acts
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