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North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress Records, 1979-1982 Coll2011.080
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  • Scope and Content
  • Preferred Citation
  • Processing Information
  • Publication Rights
  • Access
  • Historical Note

  • Title: North American Lesbian and Gay and Religious Congress Records
    Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.080
    Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Storage Unit: 1
    Physical Description: 0.1 linear foot. [2 folders]
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1982
    Date (inclusive): 1979-1982
    Abstract: Meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, resolutions, agendas, scheduling lists, clippings, financial documents, song sheets, delegate forms, delegate lists, and other material documenting planning and implementation of the North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress (NALGRC), 1979-1982. Held in Atlanta, Georgia in November of 1982, the event was a constitutional convention for the NALGRC, an organization representing the lesbian and gay caucuses of over 20 religious (primarily Christian) denominations.
    creator: North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress.

    Scope and Content

    Meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, resolutions, agendas, scheduling lists, clippings, financial documents, song sheets, delegate forms, delegate lists, and other material documenting planning and implementation of the North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress (NALGRC), 1979-1982. Held in Atlanta, Georgia in November of 1982, the event was a constitutional convention for the NALGRC, an organization representing the lesbian and gay caucuses of over 20 religious (primarily Christian) denominations.

    Preferred Citation

    North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress Records, Coll2011-080, 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.

    Publication Rights

    Contact ONE archivist regarding publication and use restrictions.

    Access

    Contact ONE archivist regarding access restrictions.

    Historical Note

    The North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress, held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1982, was "an outgrowth of the 'Strategy Conference on Homophobia in the Churches' [1979] . . . [T]hat conference brought together 16 different Lesbian and Gay caucuses from various Christian denominations, and focused on strategies for dealing with homophobia by educating denominational memberships to the insights, needs, and hopes of their Lesbian and Gay members.'

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay liberation movement--Religious aspects
    Gays--Religious life
    Homosexuality--Religious aspects--Christianity