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Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York) Records, 1977-1990 Coll2011.027*
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  • Title: Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York) Records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.027*
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [6 folders]
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1980-1986
    Date (inclusive): 1977-1990
    Abstract: Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, articles, meeting minutes, organizational forms, legal documents, legislation drafts, city council member lists, meeting rosters, clippings and other material documenting the activities, 1977-1990, of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York). Between 1977 and 1986, the Coalition's primary focus was to secure passage by the New York City Council of legislation prohibiting discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
    creator: Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York).

    Historical Note

    The Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York) was founded in 1977 to demand and defend lesbian and gay rights, particularly with regard to fighting for the passage by the New York City Council of legislation that would ban all forms of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. After this legislation became law in New York City in 1986, the Coalition worked to organize support for similar legislation at the state level; it also lobbied for increases in AIDS research and services.

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding use and publication restrictions.

    Preferred Citation

    Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York) Records, Coll2011-027, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

    Processing Information

    Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
    In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

    Scope and Content

    Correspondence, flyers, newsletters, articles, meeting minutes, organizational forms, legal documents, legislation drafts, city council member lists, meeting rosters, clippings, and other material documenting the activities of the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights (New York), 1977-1990. The Coalition was formed in 1977 to organize support for the human rights of lesbians and gay men, with emphasis on advocating for passage of legislation in the New York City Council that would ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay and lesbian rights
    Gay liberation movement -- New York (State) -- New York
    Homosexuality--Political aspects--United States