Fightin’ Texas Aggie Gay Marching Band

October is LGBTQ+ History Month: Texas A&M History

October is LGBTQ+ History Month
Pride honors today with this tidbit of Texas A&M History
Thanks to JD Doyle and for this archival material.

Gay Student Services of Texas A&M had its own “Fighting Texas Aggie Gay Marching Band” in 1985 that participated in the Houston Gay Pride Week Mardis Gras Style procession.

Photo caption: “Members of the Aggie Gay Marching Band take part in a parade Sunday as Houston’s gay community celebrates the …of Gay Pride Week with a Mardi Gras-style procession that attracted a crows estimated at 10,000 and featured more than 50 floats. A predicted counter-demonstration never materialized and no arrests were reported.”

1985: The Fighting Texas Aggie Gay Marching Band – Gay Student Services