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Badge - 'Heterosexuals Unafraid of Gays & Lesbians', 1970-1990 Object Reg. No: HT 4673

Summary:
Alternative Name(s): Button

Plastic-coated metal badge, white, with inscription 'heterosexuals unafraid of gays and lesbians' and image of panda. Probably dates from the period 1970-1990.

Part of a Museum Victoria collection documenting the material culture of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities in Victoria. In 2005 the Museum joined with the Australian Lesbian and Gay Archives and the State Library of Victoria to conducted a survey of GLBT material culture in public and private collections in Victoria. Refer Kate Davison (2006), Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Transgender Material Survey: Project Report 2006.
Description:
Circular, plastic coated metal badge with white background and black text. The words run around the edge of the badge to form a border, in the centre of which is a picture of a panda. A metal pin fastener is on the back.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Jon Sumby, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 0.7 cm (Height), 4.4 cm (Diameter)

More information

Tagged with: protest movements, lesbian gay, making history - gay lesbian collection
Themes this item is part of: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Cultural Diversity Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Sexuality
Tertiary Classification: promotional materials
Inscriptions: Around: 'unafraid of gays and lesbianheterosexuals'
Date Made: 1970-1990

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