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Lesbians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Cases

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Los Angeles Committee to Free Sharon Kowalski records

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

Same-sex marriage collection

 Collection — Box 1-3
Identifier: Coll2011-008
Abstract Clippings, fliers, leaflets, correspondence, typescripts, photographs, and other material documenting individuals and organizations advocating for same-sex marriage in the United States and Canada, 1958-2012. The materials document numerous attempts to change legislation or legal status of LGBT individuals in regard to domestic partnerships, civil unions and marriage. Highlighted in this collection are the advocacy campaign from the Hawaii Equal Rights Marriage Project; the Massachusetts...
Dates: 1958-2012

William E. Weinberger collection on the law and gay and lesbian rights

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1:; Series Series 2:; Series Series 3
Identifier: Coll2008-063

Conference materials, minutes, correspondence, amicus curiae briefs, and other documents relating to the provision of legal representation for lesbians and gays, created and collected by Los Angeles lawyer William E. Weinberger, a member of several organizations that provided legal services to lesbians and gays, in the course of his work.

Dates: 1983-1998; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1994