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Finding Aid to the Age of Consent Collection, circa 1980-1989 Coll2014.024
Coll2014.024  
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Description
Notes, press material, flyers, correspondence, and clippings, circa 1980-1989, from gay rap group Age of Consent (AOC), led by John Callahan with members David Hughes and Thea Other. The collection includes lyrics and original notes for AOC's songs, many of which explicity discuss homosexuality.
Background
Age of Consent was a band in the early-1980s underground gay art scene in Los Angeles, led by John Callahan with members David Hughes and Thea Other. Formed by two gay men, Callahan and Hughes, the rap group was characterized by its progressive and outspoken discussion of homosexuality.
Extent
0.2 linear foot. 1 archive carton.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the ONE Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives at USC Libraries as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
Availability
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.