Lesbian and gay experience
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Articles, correspondence, syllabi, and clippings documenting sociologist Barry M. Dank's professional involvement with the issue of social and personal acceptance of gay identity. In 1971, Dank, a professor at California State University, Long Beach, published an article in the journal Psychiatry that argued notions of homosexual deviance would wane in the face of increasing acceptance of same-sex sexuality as a legitimate way of life.
Unpublished poetry, correspondence, screenplay, scripts, personal journal notes, and prose fiction by John Eaton, 1980-1984. Eaton worked as a writer-publicist for theatre companies in Houston and Los Angeles.
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.
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."
Correspondence, flyers, clippings, conference agenda, and a photograph from Stewart Scofield documenting the early publishing history, 1970s, of RFD (Rural Free Delivery), "a country journal by gay men." The publication formed out of an attempt to establish a gay commune.