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Legal assistance to gays -- California -- Los Angeles

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Lee Glaze papers

Identifier: Coll2015-005

Lee Glaze was an artist, activist, bar manager, and prominent figure in the early years of the Los Angeles gay rights movement. His papers contain photographs, records, correspondence, ephemera, and audiovisual materials.

Dates: 1910s-2010s

Homophile Effort for Legal Protection, Incorporated (HELP, Inc.), records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1
Identifier: Coll2008-052
Abstract Minutes, membership applications and lists, lawyer referral reports, newsletters, newspapers, and related ephemera of the Homophile Effort For Legal Protection, Incorporated (HELP, Inc.). The organization was formed in 1968, in response to the subjective and aggressive behavior of the Los Angeles Police Department Vice Detail. Members were offered general legal assistance and if arrested for "homosexual activities" they were provided bail bonds and lawyer referral services. By the late...
Dates: 1969-1984; Majority of material found within 1970-1975

Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Los Angeles records

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2012-183
Abstract Materials relating to the activities of the Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association of Los Angeles from 1989 to 2011, with the bulk of materials pertaining to the 1990s. The materials include board meeting minutes, correspondence, news clippings, publicity, information regarding organizational events (primarily programs, flyers, invitations, and event budgets), and legal briefs. The Lesbian and Gay Lawyers Association, formerly known as Lawyers for Human Rights, was founded in 1979 and went on...
Dates: 1989 - 2011

Mark 40 Defense Fund Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-093
Abstract Correspondence, meeting minutes, police reports, legal papers, defendant lists, notes, memoranda, financial documents, constitution, press releases, photograph, interview transcripts, clippings, fact sheets, flyers, and graphic design material from the Mark 40 Defense Fund, 1976-1983. The Mark 40 Defense Fund was organized to provide legal representation for 4 men (of 40 arrested) charged with "pandering" and "involuntary servitude" in the wake of a Los Angeles Police Department raid on a...
Dates: 1976-1983; Majority of material found within 1976 - 1977