Bil Browning

The Lavender Scare

Filed By Bil Browning | July 15, 2011 9:15 AM | comments

Filed in: You Gotta See This
Tags: anti-gay, documentary film, The Lavender Scare

The new documentary, The Lavender Scare, takes us back to the 1950s and 60s when the US government went on a witch hunt to purge the ranks of civil servants of all "sexual deviants." Over 10,000 gays and lesbians lost their jobs during this shameful period of our country's history.

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And the threat is always there. We need to see our history in order not to relive it. Thanks, Bil, for sharing.