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Finding Aid for the Lesbian Visibility Week records, 1990-1992 LSC.1948
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Description
Lesbian Visibility Week is a week-long event devoted to raising awareness of lesbian issues and identities, and raising and celebrating the profile of the lesbian community. It is a combination of cultural programming, workshops addressing current and impending needs, awards ceremonies, and social events. It is co-sponsored by the West Hollywood Lesbian Visibility Committee and the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center and is funded in part by the city of West Hollywood. This collection contains materials pertaining to the planning and execution of Lesbian Visibility Week in West Hollywood, California for the years 1990 through 1992.
Background
Lesbian Visibility Week is a week-long event devoted to raising awareness around lesbian issues and identities, raising the profile of the lesbian community and celebrating. It is a combination of cultural programming, workshops addressing current and impending needs, awards ceremonies and social events. It is cosponsored by the Lesbian Visibility Committee and the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center and is funded in part by the city of West Hollywood. The West Hollywood Lesbian Visibility Committee (WeHo LVC) was established in 1989 to bring awareness to lesbians living and loving in West Hollywood, California, one of the largest lesbian communities in America. WeHo LVC endeavors to bring justice where injustices are being carried out in the lesbian community and to act as a resource for women in need.
Extent
0.4 linear feet (1 document box)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.