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Human rights advocacy

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 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

Robert S. Basker papers

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1.
Identifier: Coll2013-076
Abstract Organizational records, correspondence, handwritten notes, published articles, awards, armed services papers, clippings, and photographs from Robert S. Basker (1918-2001). Born Solomon Sloane Basker in Harlem, Basker dedicated his life to progressive causes. He established or directed numerous gay rights groups including Mattachine Midwest, Gay Activist Alliance of Miami, and the Dade County Coalition for Human Rights. Basker also served as a committee member for numerous human rights...
Dates: 1931 - 2001

Coalition for Human Rights (Los Angeles) Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-025
Abstract Flyers, organizational statements, meeting minutes, organizational correspondence, newsletters, clippings, and mailing lists documenting the founding and activities of the Coalition for Human Rights (Los Angeles). The Coalition was formed in 1977 largely in response to anti-gay and anti-feminist initiatives by Anita Bryant, Phyllis Schaffley, and California State Senator John Briggs. Much of the material focuses on the Coalition's work organizing opposition to California Proposition 6...
Dates: 1977-1985; Majority of material found within 1977 - 1978

Coalition for Human Rights (San Francisco) Records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-026
Abstract

Publicity, meeting minutes, clippings, flyers, newsletters, organizational statements, correspondence, notes, and member lists documenting the Coalition for Human Rights (San Francisco), founded in 1977 to "represent the community of lesbians and gay men" toward the end of building a society free of "discrimination and oppression based on sex and sexual orientation."

Dates: 1977 - 1978

Edgar (Eddie) Sandifer papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll2011-012
Abstract

The collection comprises organizational records and personal papers of Mississippi civil rights activist Edgar Sandifer, 1929-2014. Organizational materials include his administrative, financial, promotional, and legal records as part of the Mississippi Gay Alliance (MGA), Persons with AIDS/HIV Project (PWA), Jackson Gray Panthers (JGP), and People's Anti-War Mobilization (PAM). The personal materials include photographs, memorabilia, and personal papers.

Dates: 1929-2014; Majority of material found within 1950-1998

We Are Everywhere, International Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Coll2011-100
Abstract Flyers, correspondence, annual reports, press releases, position statements, articles, meeting notes, meeting minutes, and bylaws documenting activities of the gay human rights organization, We Are Everywhere, International (WAEI), 1975-1981. WAEI invoked Article II of the United Nations' 1946 Convention on Genocide (which specified victims as "multi-national communities universally distributed which clearly suffer from genocide") as a legal basis for organized international opposition to...
Dates: 1975-1981; Majority of material found within 1978 - 1979