North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress Records, 1979-1982 Coll2011.080

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
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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.

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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