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Gay and lesbian studies--United States--History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Don Amador Papers

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.562
Scope and Contents Papers of gay rights activist Don Amador of Los Angeles. Included are personal papers, papers relating to research and teaching, as well as papers relating to his political activities.  Included in this collection is a book titled, Homosexual Subculture 497.  It is a self published manuscript from June, 1976.  It is the cumulation of 14 term papers from his first course offering of a gay studies course at California State University, Long Beach.  Sociology 497 was the first of its kind.  The...

Diary (Asia)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one diary containing thoughts transcribed by an unknown author during a 1982 trip to Asia, with trips to Thailand, India, and Hong Kong. The author comments on the scenery and the locals. Much of the diary concerns Les, the author's lover who accompanied the author on the journey but left as tensions rose between them. The author's travels, thoughts, and interactions with locals are increasingly bitter and lonely after Les departs. The seller of the diary alludes...

Gay and Lesbian Archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00043
Scope and Contents Advertisements, fliers, form letters, and promotional mailings from LGBT businesses and organizations sent to the Gay and Lesbian Archives located in Falls Church, Virginia. Material includes catalogs for magazine subscriptions, movies, books, and travel agencies; invitations and announcements for LGBT related events; flyers and newsletters from political and religious oriented LGBT groups; and form letters from the Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League. Many of the flyers and announcements...

James W. "Jym" Robear, Jr. Diary,

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00039
Scope and Contents The journal of Jym Robear details his struggles to come to terms with two major issues in his life: his identity as a gay man and his mental illness.  Some pages include drawings made by Robear.

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