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Karibu 1996: Dance-A-Rama, Crown Point BBQ, Birthday Slumber Skate

Video: 

Note: Lots of quick edits throughout, as in original tape.

Description: Karibu (the Center for Social Support and Education) is an AIDS support organization in San Diego. Originally focused on African American GBT men, Karibu has expanded to provide educational and support services to AIDS/HIV afflicted individuals regardless of race, gender, sexuality, or health status, including providing emergency housing.

Date: 1996

Karibu 1995

Video: 

Description: Karibu (the Center for Social Support and Education) is an AIDS support organization in San Diego. Originally focused on African American GBT men, Karibu has expanded to provide educational and support services to AIDS/HIV afflicted individuals regardless of race, gender, sexuality, or health status, including providing emergency housing.

Date: 1995

Tom Lidot Interview

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Description: Tom Lidot, a local Native American activist, founded San Diego’s first and only Native American GLBT support group, Nations of the 4 Directions, in 1991. This group, which operated for five or six years before going on a several year hiatus, brought together Two-Spirited Native Americans from across the area’s eighteen reservations (one of the largest concentrations in the United States) and urban communities.

Date: 1996-05-03

Christine Kehoe B-Reel

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Description: Christine Kehoe was a pioneer activist in 1978 as a volunteer for the Center for Women’s Studies and Services. In 1980 she was San Diego County’s chair for the campaign to defeat the Lyndon LaRouche AIDS discrimination initiative. In 1984 she became editor of the award-winning San Diego Gayzette newspaper. In 1993 she became the first openly LGBT politician elected to office in San Diego. She was also an early director of the AIDS Assistance Fund (later the San Diego AIDS Foundation), and she served as executive director of the Hillcrest Business Association. She is the member of numerous political and social organizations, and during her first term in the California State Assembly she became the second woman ever elected Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore. This video contains segments filmed for her 2004 campaign and is a good representation of the way politicians target their ads at particular populations.

Date: 2004

Jess Jessop Interview

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Description: Robert “Jess” Jessop was an early activist in the San Diego LGBT community. He cofounded the San Diego LGBT Center and the Lesbian and Gay Historical Society of San Diego, fought to obtain city permits for the first Pride parade in 1974, organized the first openly LGBT political support in the city, and was a names historian for the Names Project Tour when the AIDS Quilt came to San Diego in 1988. This is his last interview before his death of AIDS in 1990.

Date: 1990-01-26