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Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Monitor Response Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2018-010

Scope and Contents

The GLAAD Monitor Response Committee records mostly consist of the committee's meeting minutes, letters written by the committee, and articles related to the portrayal of gays and lesbians in the media. The subjects of these articles include the committee's reaction to specific media, media that is of interest to the committee, and the general experiences of gays and lesbians. The collection also includes Rabbinic opinion papers discussing homosexuality and Judaism.

Dates

  • 1991-2009

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Monitor Response Committee monitors the representation of gays and lesbians in the media, specifically television, film, radio, and print. Committee members write letters directly to media outlets regarding their representation of gays and lesbians, both real and fictional. The committee also contributes articles to GLAAD's monthly newsletter.

Source: Box 1, Folder 3

Extent

0.8 Linear Feet (2 boxes.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Monitor Response Committee records, 1991-1997, is a collection of the committee's meeting notes, correspondence, and related articles. The committee monitors radio, film, and television and sends letters to media outlets praising or criticizing their portrayal of gays and lesbians. The collection was donated by committee member Mike Roth.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Mike Roth, August 2014.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Christine Preimesberger, February 2018.

Creator

Title
Finding aid to the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Monitor Response Committee records, 1991-1997
Status
Completed
Author
Christine Preimesberger
Date
© 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is in English.

Repository Details

Part of the ONE Archives at the USC Libraries, University of Southern California Repository

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