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Highlights of DignityUSA's History: 1978

The following history is based on the commemorative booklet entitled DignityUSA at 25: A Chronology, 1969-1994 compiled by former DignityUSA President Pat Roche. Copies are available from the Dignity national office and were also printed in the Dignity Journal 27:2-3 (Autumn 1995). Highlights from 1995-Present compiled by former Dignity Vice President Pat McArron.
  • The October issue of the national newsletter includes samples of 24 possible logos for Dignity, which are forwarded to the membership as part of a "Logo Contest."
  • From October 22-24, Dignity representatives participate in the Catholic Committee on Urban Ministry’s Annual Conference at Notre Dame. In November, Proposition 6 is defeated in California and a gay rights ordinance passes in Seattle. Both victories are assisted by tireless efforts by Dignity activists