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Gay Persons Alliance Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-036

Scope and Content

Correspondence, fact sheets, news releases, memoranda, and articles documenting activities of the Gay Persons Alliance, 1975-1976. The Gay Persons Alliance (formerly known as the California Committee for Executive Implementation of Gay Rights) was the name applied to a 1976 campaign by gay and lesbian activists to convince California's Fair Employment Practices Commission to include sexual orientation among prohibited forms of discrimination.

Dates

  • 1975-1976

Creator

Access

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Historical Note

The Gay Persons Alliance (formerly known as the California Committee for Executive Implementation of Gay Rights) was the name applied to a campaign by gay and lesbian activists to convince California's Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC) to include sexual orientation as a prohibited form of discrimination. The efforts of the GPA focused on a March 11, 1976 hearing held by the FEPC in Los Angeles to document testimony from people unable to travel to San Francisco for the official hearing on the matter.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet ([1 folder])

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Correspondence, fact sheets, new releases, memoranda, and articles documenting activities of the Gay Persons Alliance (GPA), 1975-1976. Formed in Los Angeles in March of 1976, the GPA argued that the California Fair Employment Practices Commission should include sexual orientation among the forms of employment discrimination prohibited within its jurisdiction.

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.

Creator

Title
Gay Persons Alliance Collection, 1975-1976
Status
Publish Basic
Author
Marc LaRocque
Date
(c) 2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

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