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Abstract Au Courant was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, based LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) news publication which began production in 1982 and ceased production in 2000. The Au Courant photographs, 1990-1997, consist of photographs taken for use in the publication.
Overview Barbara Gittings (1932-2007) was an active member of the LGBT rights movement from the 1960s until her death. She worked as editor of The Ladder: A Lesbian Review. In the early 1970s, she was instrumental in lobbying the American Psychiatric Association to declassify homosexuality as a mental illness. Kay Tobin Lahusen (b. 1930) is a photojournalist, editor, author of The Gay Crusaders, and an active member of the gay and lesbian...
Abstract In 1969 the Rutgers Homophile League, the first openly homosexual organization in New Jersey and the second on a college campus nationwide, was founded by student Lionel Cuffie. In 2012, there were at least ten LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) student groups at Rutgers. The Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University subject files, 1977-1995, is comprised of subject files on various LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) issues, including LGBT youth, psychology, hate...
Abstract Beth Ahavah was founded in 1975 as an LGBT synagogue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Beth Ahavah is an affiliate of the Union for Reform Judaism and still active as of 2012. The Beth Ahavah records, 1974-1987, consist of administrative records (correspondence), membership records, financial records, and event/program records.
Abstract The Fight the Right Network was formed in Philadelphia in 1994 to build campaigns against the agenda of right-wing political groups. The Fight the Right Network subject binders, circa 1994, are comprised of materials relating to leftist and right wing groups, and reports on social/political issues.
Overview The Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia operated at a series of locations in the city from 1973 to 1998. It aimed to provide information, counseling, and referrals to the gay and lesbian community via a call-in phone line. The Switchboard records are comprised of a range of business-related organizational materials dating from the mid 1970s through the late 1990s.
Abstract Gaydreams was among the first gay radio programs in the United States when it debuted in 1974 on the University of Pennsylvania's public radio station WXPN out of Philadelphia. The Gaydreams audio recordings, 1989-1995, consist of dozens of tapes of the radio show in several formats.
Abstract Giovanni's Room, the oldest LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) bookstore in the United States, was founded in Philadelphia in 1973 and is still in operation as of 2012. The bulk of the Giovanni's Room records, circa 1975-1991, are financial in nature.
Overview Gloria Casarez (1971-2014) was a prominent community activist and civic leader in the LGBTQ community in Philadelphia. The Gloria Casarez papers are made up of materials produced, collected, and saved by Casarez over the course of her professional career. They are arranged into seven series: 1) Empty the Shelters, 2) Kensington Welfare Rights Union, 3) GALAEI, 4) Miscellaneous, 5) News media, 6) Trophies, awards, and artifacts, and 7) Oversize graphics.
Overview Grassroot Queers was a Philadelphia-based queer activist organization that operated from 1993 through 1999 to fight for equal rights and increased visibility for the LGBTQ community. The Grassroot Queers records, 1993-1997, includes organizational records and ephemera pertaining to their diverse activist efforts and community events.
- Subject: Sexual minorities X
- William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center (Philadelphia, Pa.). 5
- Au Courant (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
- Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian Alliance at Rutgers University. 1
- Congregation Beth Ahavah (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
- Damon, William Forster, 1943-1985 1
- Empty the Shelters (organization) 1
- Escoffier, Jeffrey 1
- Fight the Right Network. 1
- Gay Activists Alliance (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Gay Alternative Collective (Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
- Gay Community Center of Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Gay Media Project (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Gay and Lesbian Latino AIDS Education Initiative (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Gay and Lesbian Switchboard of Philadelphia (Pa.) 1
- Gaydreams (Radio show : Philadelphia, Pa.). 1
- Giovanni's Room (Bookstore). 1
- Gittings, Barbara, 1932-2007 1
- Grassroot Queers. 1
- Kamm, Keith A., 1947-1993 1
- Lear, Walter J., (Walter Jay), 1923-2010 1
- Mecca, Tommi Avicolli 1
- Persad Center. 1
- Philadelphia Lesbian and Gay Task Force (Pa.) 1
- Tobin, Kay, b. 1930 1
- WXPN (Radio station : Philadelphia, Pa.). 1 ∧ less