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Gay rights -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Thomas F. Coleman and Jay M. Kohorn papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll2014-031

Criminal court records, civil court records, correspondence, law review articles, clippings, reports, state bills and laws, notes, and other professional papers of Thomas F. Coleman and Jay M. Kohorn documenting their careers from 1972-1991. Coleman and Kohorn were attorneys specializing in defending sexual civil liberties, primarily in the LGBT community.

Dates: 1932-2011

David Dahlquist Washington, D.C., gay pride rally photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-061

David Dahlquist photographs of a gay pride rally in Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1972. Includes images of Reverend Robert M. Clement, Rich Wandel, and Dr. George Weinberg.

Dates: May 5, 1972

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

Michael A. Lombardi and Paul J. Nash papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2008-011
Abstract Writings, publications, correspondence, photocopies, manuscripts, notes, photographs, programs, ephemera, and other material documenting the lives and intellectual interests of partners and gay rights activists Michael Lombardi and Paul Nash. The materials relate in particular to their mutual interest in pioneer German gay activist Karl Heinrich Ulrichs, whose works Lombardi has translated. The collection also documents Nash's work as a newspaper journalist and editor, first at the ...
Dates: 1731-2008

Richard Noble Walk Across America Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2014-105
Abstract The collection includes clippings, certificates, proclamations, and digital copies of websites, Facebook pages, Flickr pages, online articles, letters to the United States President, photographs, and YouTube postings regarding Richard Noble's Walk Across America, 2011-2012. Richard Noble made the 15-month spiritual journey with a rainbow flag to raise awareness of LGBT bullying and hate crimes and to promote the American Equality Bill, a proposed addendum to the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
Dates: 2011-2013

George Raya papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-049

Correspondence, promotional material, clippings, California legislature bills, financial records, and photographs documenting the lobbying efforts of George Raya, bulk 1975-1979. Raya lobbied the California State Legislature regarding the consensual sex (AB 489) and employment discrimination (AB 633) bills and was a part of the 1977 National Gay Task Force meeting at the White House.

Dates: 1972-1979; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1979

Michaelangelo Rodriguez All Ohio Gay Conference photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-019

Michaelangelo Rodriguez photographs of the All Ohio Gay Conference from May 4-6, 1973, in Columbus, Ohio.

Dates: May 4-6, 1973

Ed Sebesta papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 3.
Identifier: Coll2014-019

Correspondence, articles, manuscripts, clippings, questionnaires, surveys, research papers, newsletter editorial records, press releases, fliers, and photographs of Ed Sebesta, 1964-1995. The papers primarily document his work for the Lesbian and Gay Associated Engineers and Scientists (LGAES), his personal and professional connections in Asia, and his involvement and interest in gay rights causes.

Dates: 1964-1995

Sexual Law Reporter records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-020
Abstract The Sexual Law Reporter was a non-profit organization founded in Los Angeles in 1974 to protect sexual civil liberties by informing the law community on statutory and case law in the field of sexuality. From 1974 to 1979, the Sexual Law Reporter performed research and presented analysis in the form of a quarterly, self-titled newsletter edited and published by Thomas F. Coleman. The collection includes editorial copies, rough drafts, and paste-ups of the newsletter. Also included in the...
Dates: 1974-1980

Rob Shivers First Texas Gay Conference photographs

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2012-020

Rob Shivers photographs of speakers at the first Texas Gay Conference/Caucus on June 21, 1974. Includes images of Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, and Ken Cyr.

Dates: June 21, 1974