American Experience

What Was the Mattachine Society?

Clip: Season 23 Episode 9 | 1m 20s Video has closed captioning.

Richard Inman was president of the Mattachine society, one of the earliest gay rights groups. His goal was to legalize homosexuality between consenting adults.

Aired: 04/25/11

Rating: NR

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