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Lesbian activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Mark Adrignola Behavior Modification Conference Zap photographs

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Coll2014-120
Abstract

Negatives, contact sheets, and photographic prints of the Gay Liberation Front (GLF) zap of the Behavior Modification Conference in Los Angeles, California, photographed by Mark Adrignola. Adrignola and Walter Blumoff had documented the event as freelance photographers. The Advocate published Adrignola's photographs in the November 11, 1970 issue on page one and page three.

Dates: 1970

Ester F. Bentley photographs and papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-017
Abstract Photographs, negatives, correspondence, awards, clippings, audiocassettes, a videocassette, buttons, a banner, and memorabilia, circa 1940-2003, from lesbian activist, community organizer and social worker, Ester F. Bentley. The collection documents Bentley's professional career in community organizing in Kentucky and California, often working with disabled children. In particular, this collection also includes hundreds of photographs of Bentley and her friends and family throughout...
Dates: circa 1940-2003

Sallie M. Fiske Papers and Photographs

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2010-005
Abstract Collection includes documents, correspondence, financial records, photographs, negatives and slides pertaining to the life and career of lesbian journalist, Sallie Fiske, 1929-2004. The majority of the records document her involvement as publisher and editor-in-chief of the West Hollywood Paper, including original manuscripts by Fiske, photographs, negatives, contact sheets, financial records, contact and circulation lists, and records related to the...
Dates: 1958-2004; Majority of material found within 1984 - 1986

Gay/Lesbian Network Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Coll2012-007
Abstract

Mission statement, newsletter layouts, logo design sheets, article drafts, and press releases documenting activity of the Gay/Lesbian Network, 1983-1985. According to its mission statement, "the GLN is a non-profit, charitable, educational organization whose purpose is to transform the experience of being gay or lesbian so that people are nurtured and empowered to make a difference in the world."

Dates: 1983-1985

Barbara Gittings and Kay Tobin Lahusen collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.; Series Series 2.
Identifier: Coll2008-069
Abstract News clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, flyers, printed materials from activist organizations, photographs, a videocassette and a DVD relating to pioneering lesbian activists Barbara Gittings and her partner of 46 years, Kay Tobin Lahusen. Active from the 1960s, Gittings marched in the first gay rights demonstrations at the White House, Pentagon and Independence Hall; she worked with Frank Kameny to persuade the American Psychiatric Association to remove homosexuality from its list of...
Dates: 1962-2007

Lisa Kaye papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2013-083
Abstract Meeting minutes, administrative records, training workshop materials, political campaign records, publicity material and other papers, 1975-1996, from lesbian activist and community organizer Lisa Kaye from Orange County, California. Materials in the collection document Kaye's political and activist career with the Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club of Orange County, a gay and lesbian community organization; Elections Committee of the County of Orange, a bi-partisan political action...
Dates: 1975 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1995

Lesbian Legacy Collection subject files

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2009-004
Abstract Clippings, catalogs, organizational records, flyers, pamphlets, correspondence, manuscripts, press material, posters and other printed material make up the Lesbian Legacy Collection Subject Files, begun in 1996 by lesbian feminist activist and librarian, Yolanda Retter, at the ONE Institute / International Gay & Lesbian Archives (now the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives.) The collection consists of over a thousand files related to lesbian history and the women's rights movement,...
Dates: circa 1960-2008

Los Angeles Committee to Free Sharon Kowalski records

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2014-048
Abstract Correspondence, newsletters, clippings, press releases, fliers, court records, notes, typescripts and other material from the Los Angeles Committee to Free Sharon Kowalski, 1984-1991. In 1983, Sharon Kowalski suffered severe brain injuries in a car accident, which left her physically disabled. Kowalski's father, Donald, was initially named Sharon's guardian and cut off visitation from Sharon's longtime partner, Karen Thompson. The materials document the campaign by lesbian activists to raise...
Dates: 1984 - 1991

Los Angeles Public Library and Langston Hughes Poster Complaint Collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Coll2011-064
Abstract Petition, memoranda, press releases, interdepartmental correspondence, articles, organizational statements, reports, and other material documenting controversy over "issues of equity, censorship, and discrimination" with regard to gay and lesbian patrons and employees by the Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL), circa 1989-1994. According to a complaint filed in 1994 by library employees, in 1991 the City Librarian of the LAPL "censored and ordered destroyed Lesbian and Gay History Month...
Dates: 1989-1994; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1994

National Organization of Lesbians and Gays Records

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Coll2011-090
Abstract Articles of incorporation, bylaws, meeting minutes, flyers, clippings, resolutions, proposals, policy statements, correspondence, conference program, conference proceedings, petition form, legislation information, and other material documenting activities of the National Organization of Lesbians and Gays (NOLAG), 1981-1982. NOLAG was formed in 1981 as a national grassroots organization dedicated to educating and informing the public on gay and lesbians rights, and "to promote the common good...
Dates: 1980-1982