The Gay Liberation Front platform statement, December 2, 1970.
The purpose of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) was to provide the liberation of gay men and women. Their goal was to "establish a society in which all people enjoy freedom of existence and freedom to relate to each other in whatever manner they see fit, without fear of oppression or condemnation." This typed statement begins with a thorough description of the three types of oppression identified by the GLF: societal, psychological, and legal/quasi-political. It describes how gay men and women can work against themselves and each other due to “entrenched societal programming.” The statement calls for cooperation and discussion among gay men and women but does not mention or acknowledge people of color.