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Gay rights

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Records:

Ann Burlein Papers

Call Number: RH WL MS 43
Overview This collection contains materials dealing with Colorado for Family Values and Summit Ministries, organizations that fought against Amendment 2 in the 1992 Colorado general elections. Amendment 2, which would have given homosexuals special protection status against discrimination, passed by 54% of the general public but was ruled unconstitutional by the Colorado Supreme Court in 1994 because of an infringement on "equal participation in the political process". Comprised of photocopies of...
Dates: 1992 - 1996

Freedom Coalition collection

Call Number: RH MS 697

Freedom Coalition, a grass-roots civil rights organization based in Lawrence, Kansas, worked to ensure that all people in Lawrence are free from social and institutional oppression and legal discrimination, regardless of sexual orientation. The collection includes records of the organization and collected from individual members, as well as assorted articles and material related to sexual orientation issues.

Dates: 1970 - 2003

Papers of Arla Jones and Kimberly Kreicker

Call Number: RH MS 1452

This collection consists of papers and news clippings on LGBT issues, both local and national, with a primary focus on diversity within schools and libraries. Materials from the late 1980s and early 1990s are mostly geographically focused on Queens, New York; materials from Lawrence, Kansas and the Kansas City metro area mostly date from the late 1990s and 2000s.

Dates: 1980s-2009

Papers of Kristi Parker

Call Number: RH MS 1238
Overview Wichita, Kansas native Kristi Lynn Parker was an activist in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) community of Kansas for most of her adult life. Active in Wichita Pride, Inc. and Kansans for Human Dignity, Parker operated The Liberty Press, an LGBTQ+ news magazine, in Kansas from 1994 to 2018. This collection is comprised of intermixed personal and professional papers with topics such as HIV/AIDS research, LGBTQ+ parenting, and Gay...
Dates: 1977 - 2018

Personal Papers of Elaine B. Sharp

Call Number: PP 571
Overview This collection consists of material related to Elaine Sharp's National Science Foundation grant-funded research into morality politics in various cities around the United States at the end of the 20th/beginning of the 21st centuries. Material is organized alphabetically by city and includes copies of local newspaper articles, handwritten notes, research preparation, and other related materials; there are also cassettes tapes from Sharp's fieldwork in Austin, Texas; Virginia Beach,...
Dates: 1978 - 2011