Houston Splash Day
1979

Photos
Courtesy of the Botts Collection

Photographer: Ed Davis, for Upfront Newspaper
and, if anyone can identify any of these people, please let me know
by giving photo #

 

Note, those familiar with the current Splash know it is a Black celebration...
that didn't start until 1988. I'm giving the pre-history first.


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Rick Burroughs on right

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1983

1985

Houston Splash!

In 1988 the event became Black Gay & Lesbian Splash,
and celebrated 30 years in 2018

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Cookie LaCook Obituary

Below, history per Clikque Magazine, as of March 2001

Splash 2004

Received good coverage in the April issue of Clikque

Below are two articles from May 2018, with the
OutSmart one being stronger on history