San Francisco: Gay Crusader of America (GLA), 1981. Newspaper. 16p. folded tabloid newspaper, photos, ads, classifieds, directory of services, features, columns, reviews, the words "Police Commissioner" in red ink on front page, slightly toned otherwise very good on newsprint.
This issue features a cover-story on the past issues of the tabloid. It was also the final issue of this tabloid created for the 1972 Gay Day celebrations. Also known as San Francisco Gay Crusader, Gay Crusader and Crusader. The Reverend Ray Broshears was a radical gay activist and Evangelist who was a minister for the Metropolitan Community Church, helped organize the first Christopher Street West Gay Pride Day, was a roommate of David Ferrie (of JFK fame) Founded Helping Hand in SF, the gay vigilante group The Lavender Panthers, and was photographed by The Advocate brandishing a shotgun in front of the church.