Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association Records Edit

Summary

Identifier
Coll2011-051

Dates

  • 1982-1984 (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.4 Linear Feet (Whole)
    [5 folders]

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  • Abstract

    Meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, memoranda, clippings, flyers, press releases, bylaws, and financial records documenting activities of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA), a member chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association (GLPA), 1982-1984. The LAGALPA was founded in 1982 to serve as a professional trade organization advocating for the interests of gay and lesbian journalism.

  • Historical Note

    Founded in 1982, the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA) was a member/chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association. "The purposes of LAGALPA shall be to promote the growth and improvement of the gay and lesbian communications media; to stimulate the advancement and recognition of gay and lesbian press/media persons both within and beyond the gay and lesbian communications media; to ensure and promote ethical standards of journalism; to encourage fair and sound financial management and advertising practices; to foster an interchange of skills and resources; to increase understanding and improve communication among gays and lesbians of all races within the community at large; and to protect and defend the freedom and integrity of the press and other media."

  • Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

  • Publication Rights

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  • Preferred Citation

    Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association Records, Coll2011-051, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

  • Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

  • Scope and Content

    Meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, memoranda, clippings, flyers, press releases, bylaws, and financial records documenting activities of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA), a member chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association (GLPA), 1982-1984. LAGALPA was founded in 1982 to (like the GLPA) serve as a professional trade organization advocating interests of gay and lesbian journalism. The collection primarily documents the LAGALPA's founding, as well as its preparations for the GLPA's 1984 national conference, which was held in Los Angeles.

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