Minorities in mass media
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence, clippings, press releases, public service announcement texts, and other material documenting gay activist Howard Fox's work in 1973 to hold Los Angeles-area network television affiliates accountable for programming demeaning to gays and lesbians.
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.
Constitution, meeting minutes, correspondence, flyers, directories, financial records and other material from the Hollywood chapter of the Lambda Amateur Radio Club, 1991-1992.
Clippings, flyers, interview transcript, news releases, notes, and studio publicity materials documenting protests in San Francisco directed against the motion picture, The Laughing Policeman, a police thriller released in 1973. Gay and lesbian rights activists objected to the representation of gay men and gay social life in the movie, which revolved around a mass-murderer with a secret gay identity.
News packets, correspondence, and administrative records, 1969-1978, from the Liberation News Service (LNS), a press agency for alternative and radical media based in New York City, New York. Founded in 1967 as an anti-war news service, the LNS expanded its coverage to the gay and lesbian liberation movement in 1970, with the help of gay journalist Allen Young.