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California Proposition 6 Briggs Initiative collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-018
Abstract Correspondence, clippings, legislative and legal documents, pamphlets, flyers, photographs, financial records, meeting minutes, event posters, petition forms, memoranda, speakers' manuals, volunteer forms, and other material documenting the campaign to defeat California Proposition 6, introduced by State Senator John Briggs in 1978. The initiative's intent was to require the dismissal of public school teachers and schoolworkers who "engaged in advocating, soliciting, imposing, encouraging or...
Dates: 1977-1980

Committee for Homosexual Freedom (San Francisco) Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1-3
Identifier: Coll2011-028
Abstract

Press statements, seminar outline, correspondence, photographs, clippings, flyers, legal documents, notes and other material documenting the activities of the Committee for Homosexual Freedom (CHF) in San Francisco, 1969-1980, which protested employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The collection includes photographs of demonstrations in San Francisco and Los Angeles.

Dates: 1969-1980; Majority of material found within 1969 - 1971

Gay Activists Alliance, New York collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2010-002
Abstract Constitution and bylaws, correspondence, committee structure and reports, along with newspapers, informational pamphlets, fliers, lists of gay and lesbian organizations, photographs, and clippings of the Gay Activists Alliance (GAA), New York. The GAA sought to avoid internal conflict by democratically electing an executive committee and to avoid entangling alliances by focusing on gay and lesbian rights issues. The organization utilized coordinated non-violent confrontational actions in the...
Dates: 1969-1998; Majority of material found within 1970 - 1974

Gay Persons Alliance Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-036
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.

Dates: 1975-1976

Barbara Gittings and Frank Kameny picket sign collection

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2018-026
Abstract

Seven picket signs from the earliest public demonstrations in the United States advocating for gay and lesbian rights, organized by Frank Kameny and Barbara Gittings, among others. The original protests and subsequent "Annual Reminder" demonstrations were held in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia from 1965-1969, and were attended by east coast members of the Mattachine Society, Janus Society, and Daughters of Bilitis.

Dates: circa 1965-1969

Charles W. Gossett papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2013-082
Abstract The collection consists of Dr. Charles W. Gossett's research on domestic partnership benefits, LGBT employment discrimination, and other LGBT-related topics, 1966-2008. The collection includes administrative records of the Commission on Domestic Partnership Benefits for the District of Columbia, Georgia Equality Project, and American Political Science Association's Committee on the Status of Lesbians and Gays in the Profession, 1986-2007. A university professor and administrator, Gossett has...
Dates: 1966-2008

Paul Kutsche non-discrimination policy in higher education papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2016-011
Abstract Papers of ethnographer Paul Kutsche, who taught at the Department of Anthropology, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The collection, covering the years 1980-2002, includes correspondence relating to sexual orientation non-discrimination policy in higher education in the United States. The collection includes documents relating to both the Colorado referendum known as Amendment 2, and the Grand Rapids, Michigan, failed ballot initiative to eliminate rights based upon sexual...
Dates: 1980-2016

Pride Foundation records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2011-071
Abstract Articles of incorporation, bylaws, minutes, correspondence, reports, legal referral documents, contractual agreements, resolutions, clippings, flyers, publicity material, legal papers, financial records, photographs, telephone and visitor logs, municipal agency documents, real estate records, position statements and other material, 1966-1984, documenting the activities of the Pride Foundation, founded in San Francisco in 1973. Pride Foundation was a community organization that provided...
Dates: 1966 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1973 - 1983

Lawrence Reh Los Angeles City Council Liaison to the Gay Community records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll2016-005
Abstract Correspondence, press releases, meeting minutes, to-do lists, clippings and flyers written and/or collected by Lawrence A. Reh while he served as Liaison to the Gay Community, Offices of the City Council, 13th District, Los Angeles, California, from 1975 to 1977. The records document the activity of Councilperson Peggy Stevenson's office, most notably regarding job discrimination based upon sexual orientation, and to a lesser degree the activities of various political committees and LGBT...
Dates: 1975-1977

Catherine G. Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: 0301
Abstract

Catherine G. Stern was a social activist for civil and human rights. The papers contain correspondence, administrative papers, reports, and publications from the Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations, the Community Relations Conference of Southern California, the U. S. Commission on Civil Rights, and other civic, educational, and artistic organizations with which Stern was involved.

Dates: 1951 - 2001

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