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Gays -- Law and legislation

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

B.W. Grant Barnes papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 3.
Identifier: Coll2013-036
Abstract Reports and administrative files from the Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA), subject and research files, and personal papers (bulk, 1970-2000) from Attorney B.W. Grant Barnes. The collection includes extensive subject files pertaining to Barnes' research in international human rights laws; records documenting his work in the Individual Rights Section of the LACBA; and his personal writings, correspondence and other material documenting his involvement in numerous gay and lesbian...
Dates: 1913 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1970 - 2000

California Human Rights Advocates records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2013-035
Abstract California State Legislature bills and resolutions, politician biographies, board of directors meeting minutes and agendas, press releases, bylaws, articles of incorporation, budget records, correspondence, job descriptions, contracts, fundraising records, reports, petitions, lobbying and mailing lists, position statements, clippings, lobby and staff reports, court records, brochures, newsletters, flyers, mock-ups of promotional material, and research records of the California Human Rights...
Dates: 1973-1981; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1981

Irvin Howard collection on Riverside Coalition Against Discrimination

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2013-010
Abstract

Legal documents, correspondence, clippings, photographs, audio and videocassettes and other material, 1977-1994, collected by Irvin Howard. In particular, the collection includes campaign materials from the Riverside Coalition Against Discrimination, a political action group formed to oppose a proposed 1991 ballot measure that would repeal the city's AIDS anti-discrimination ordinance.

Dates: 1977 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1993

Lisa Kaye papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2013-083
Abstract Meeting minutes, administrative records, training workshop materials, political campaign records, publicity material and other papers, 1975-1996, from lesbian activist and community organizer Lisa Kaye from Orange County, California. Materials in the collection document Kaye's political and activist career with the Eleanor Roosevelt Democratic Club of Orange County, a gay and lesbian community organization; Elections Committee of the County of Orange, a bi-partisan political action...
Dates: 1975 - 1996; Majority of material found within 1980 - 1995

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

National Gay Rights Advocates Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll2011-057
Abstract

Clippings, press releases, correspondence, donor records, newsletters, informational pamphlets, financial records, annual reports, and study reports documenting activities of the National Gay Rights Advocates (NGRA), 1985-1990. The NGRA was a public interest law firm "created [in 1978] to expand and defend gay rights" by taking cases that had potential to break new legal ground.

Dates: 1985-1990; Majority of material found within 1987 - 1989

New Alliance for Gay Equality (New AGE) Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-058
Abstract Meeting minutes, articles of incorporation, bylaws, correspondence, press manuals, clippings, flyers, press releases, financial records, notes, project proposals, and other material documenting activities of the New Alliance for Gay Equality (New AGE), 1970-1979. New AGE was founded in 1977 to raise consciousness of gay and lesbian rights, and to "pass legislation in Los Angeles that will secure the civil rights of gay citizens, and to defend those rights if challenged." The organization's...
Dates: 1970-1979

People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: Coll2011-082
Abstract

Press releases, correspondence, proposal, flyers, notes, clippings, pamphlets, resolutions, admission packet, and other items documenting activity of the People's College of Law of the National Lawyers Guild (PCL), 1973-1980. The PCL was an unaccredited law school intended to train legal professionals to defend the rights of "the poor and oppressed." The PCL included a gay caucus, which focused on gay and lesbian rights projects.

Dates: 1973-1980; Majority of material found within 1974 - 1976