Left: Otro Vanguard members pose at San Francisco City Hall at the 46th Anniversary Celebration of the Compton Cafeteria Riots, before marching through the Tenderloin to the site of the Compton Cafeteria Riots (August 20, 2012). Courtesy of the Megan Rohrer Papers at the GLBT Historical Society.
Compton's Cafeteria Riot:
Left: Still from The Screaming Queens movie, Courtesy of the Susan Stryker Papers at the GLBT Historical Society. Right: 46th Anniversary Celebration of the Compton Cafeteria Riots, Courtesy of the Megan Rohrer Papers at the GLBT Historical Society
Courtesy of the GLBT Historical Society.
Left: Still of the Vanguard youth meeting at a dinner from the Drugs in the Tenderloin movie, Courtesy of the The Allen Willis Archives.
Left: Tamara Ching an original participant in the 1966 Compton Cafeteria Riots. Right: Mia Tu Mutch a leader in the Vanguard Revisited Project. Photos Courtesy of the Megan Rohrer Papers at the GLBT Historical Society
Video by Megan Rohrer, 2011.
On May 14, 2011 the Vanguard youth marched from City Hall to the Castro, participated in a street sweep and slept overnight at Harvey Milk Plaza in order to bring attention to the needs of the LGBT homeless youth in San Francisco
News and Additional Multimedia about these events:
- 'Encampment' Brings Attention to Homeless LGBT Youth, Bay Area Reporter, May 19, 2011.
- March Honors 46th Anniversary of Compton's Cafeteria Riots: Nearly Five Decades Later, San Franciscans Look Back at Major Turning Point in Trans Liberation, Diane Anderson-Minshall,
The Advocate, August 23, 2012.