Linda Fowler was coordinator of "Big Mama Rag" newspaper with Carol Lease between 1974 - 1976. She was active in numerous political efforts, many specifically gay and lesbian oriented, during the 1970s-1980s in Denver.
Her own activism began in the 1960s civil rights period with the march in Selma, AL, led by Cr. Martin Luther King in 1965, then the anti-Vietnam War era, the feminist and lesbian feminist period of the 1970s and 80s. During this period, she helped co-ordinate Big Mama Rag, organized the Lesbians Colorado Conference, and attended the international and U.S conferences for the United Nations International Women’s Decade, in Mexico City and Austin, Texas respectively. Fowler’s GLBTQ work in the 1990s included her plaintiff status in the landmark Evans v. Romer case helping to overturn the passage of Amendment 2. Alongside her involvement in Romer v. Evans, she was a member of Mayor Wilmington Webb’s advisory committee concerning Gay and Lesbian issues and rights. Her work immediately prior to her retirement a couple of years ago being with Planned Parenthood (PPFA). Those last five years before her retirement she spent working with the Southern Access Project of PPFA, developing and building clinics in the southern states