Gay and lesbian rights
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, written testimony, a flyer, and a clipping, 1971-1972, from the Orange County Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. The materials document the chapter's attempt to form a Rights of Sexuality Committee in response to increased police harassment of gays and lesbians by the Garden Grove and City of Orange Police Departments.
Correspondence, awards, photographs, and clippings, 1977-2006, from lesbian activist Ann Bradley. Bradley is known for creating and producing the Lesbian Writers Series at A Different Light Books in Los Angeles. The bulk of the collection contains correspondence and clippings on gay and lesbian rights, same-sex marriage, a boycott of Colorado businesses, and Officer Mitchell Grobeson's discrimination suit against the Los Angeles Police Department.
Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, articles, meeting minutes, organizational forms, legal documents, legislation drafts, city council member lists, meeting rosters, clippings and other material documenting the activities, 1977-1990, of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York). Between 1977 and 1986, the Coalition's primary focus was to secure passage by the New York City Council of legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
Board of directors materials, bylaws, administrative committee records, correspondence, conference material, financial records, event and program records, newsletter copy, and publicity material, 1979-1994, from gay activist Donald A. Ferguson, who served on the boards for the Triangle Gay and Lesbian Foster Parent Association (also known as Triangle Project) and the Whitman-Brooks Foundation.
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.