Photos from
Texas Gay Conference VI
August 17-19, 1979, Austin

Courtesy of the Botts Collection; Photos by J Hardy Williams

Leonard Matlovich and unknown

below, Annella Harrison of Houston PFLAG, Bill Lake, and unknown


above & below, Leonard Matlovich


below, Pat Bond (actress, comedian, activist)



Above left, Don Maison from State Democratic Executive Committee;
above right, Kathy Deitch, moderator;
below left, Don Potts, Galveston;
below right, Lucia Valeska, co-executive director of NGTF


above, Janna Numbrun of Austin and Al Calkin of Dallas, co-chairs Lesbian & Gay Democrats of Texas;
below left, Richard Perkin, Texas Democratic Executive Committee Secretary;
below right, Rep Sam Hudson, Dallas


Below, Bettie Naylor, Texas' first gay lobbyist

above & below, Esther's Follies, entertainment

below, candid conference photos

below, Board meeting