Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Collections: other Michigan organizations
Big Bash in Royal Oak, MI, 2000.
Records of Affirmations Lesbian/Gay Community
Center, box 5.
Affirmations Lesbian/Gay Community Center
- Affirmations Lesbian/Gay Community Center Records, 1989-2004
- 5 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder.
Organization established in 1989 to serve as a resource to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals in the greater Detroit area.
Meeting minutes, correspondence, and written records pertaining to Affirmations's fundraising, programming, membership and advocacy activities. Select events are also documented by photographs.
American Friends Service Committee, Michigan Area Office
- American Friends Service Committee, Michigan Area Office records, 1956-2002 (bulk 1970-2000)
- 23 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder.
Michigan office of national organization concerned with peace, poverty, and other matters of social justice.
Administrative files, topical files, and regional and national office materials; contain files relating to their interest in pacifism, draft counseling, community service, prison reform and other issues relating to the criminal justice system, and peace education.
Michigan Area Peace Education Committee: materials related to anti-homophobia, gay rights workshops, campaign to end homophobia and other gay-rights activities; including audiotape of interview of Rev. Bill Hybels, "The Church's understanding of homosexuality" (1993).
Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Oakland University
- Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Oakland University records, 1989-1998
- 0.4 linear ft.
Organization established to provide information, support, and activities to the gay and lesbian student community of Oakland University.
Informational flyers, newsletters, meeting minutes, membership lists, financial records, newspaper clippings, correspondence, and related materials.
Lansing Association for Human Rights
- Lansing Association for Human Rights records, 1984-1989
- 1 folder.
Michigan Campaign for Human Dignity
- Michigan Campaign for Human Dignity Records 1992-1994
- 0.5 linear ft.
Organization established to oppose potential ballot proposals intended to nullify state and local legislation prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Minutes, newsletters, and other files documenting the arguments and techniques used by both those promoting and opposing state ballot initiatives limiting protection of the civil rights of lesbians and gay males.
- Michigan Equality records, 2000-2005
- 0.2 linear ft.
Statewide political advocacy organization organized in 1999 with the purpose of building a base of support to end discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.
Bylaws, newsletters, and news articles relating to activities of the organization, particularly on the issue of same sex marriage, and the 2004 ballot proposal banning gay marriages.
Michigan Organization for Human Rights
- Michigan Organization for Human Rights records, 1970-1995
- 13 linear ft.
Organization established in 1977 to serve as resource for different human rights organizations. The organization early on focused on issues of civil rights for lesbians and gay men.
Administrative files include minutes, reports, and agendas; correspondence; topical files; clippings, and audio-tapes (1973-1982) of gay radio broadcasts on station WDET in Detroit.
Restricted access in part.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Lansing area chapter
- Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Lansing area chapter records, 1972-1999
- 0.75 linear ft.
Lansing area chapter of national non-profit organization established to promote health and well-being of gays, lesbians, and bisexuals and their families and friends.
Background information; administrative files; topical files detailing activities of the chapter; scanned photographic images; and a videocassette.
- Perceptions website, 2002-2007 [electronic resource]
- 1CD-ROM (22.4 mb, approx. 130 files).
Community organization serving the Tri-Cities area of Michigan (Midland, Bay City, Saginaw) that offers educational, social and networking opportunities and strives to foster positive image of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community.
Website of the organization, captured June 13, 2007; include newsletters and other organizational information.
Political Action Committee established in 1985
as an offshoot of MOHR.
- Pride PAC records, 1999-2003
- 0.1 linear ft.
Political action committee of Michigan's gay-lesbian-bisexual-transgender community. The organization was established in 1985 as the Michigan Human Rights Campaign Committee, an offshoot of the Michigan Organization for Human Rights political action committee. The name was changed to Pride PAC in 1995.
Minutes, election guides, mailings, and related materials.
Ruth Ellis Center.
- Ruth Ellis Center visual materials, 2006 and undated.
- 2 folders.
Highland Park, Michigan youth center established to provide support and activities for lesbian, gay, bi-attractional, transgender and questioning youth.
Photographs of Ruth Ellis with friends and participating in Center events; also posters of upcoming Center programs, 2006 and undated.
- Triangle Foundation Records, 1987-2006
- 7 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder.
Gay and lesbian civil rights and advocacy organization, located in Detroit, Michigan and formed in 1990. Its programs include an anti-violence project, media activism, and legislative education on gay civil rights.
Minutes; correspondence; press releases and publications of the Triangle Foundation; news clippings documenting issues relevant to the gay/lesbian community and of Triangle activities; and videotapes of local cable television newsmagazine, Lambda Digest. Topics covered include local and national news items of interest to the gay and lesbian community; also interviews with local and national gay rights advocates.
Women Out and About newsletters, 2008-2010.
- 0.4 linear foot (in 1 box).
Women Out and About (WOA) an organization based in Michigan providing social and professional support of lesbian women.
Printouts of WOA weekly newsletter, starting 2008.