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Gay activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Bob Strain papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q165
Abstract: Classically trained pianist Bob Strain served as a council member of the Gay Spirit Visions (GSV), an organization that organizes gatherings for gay men to explore their spirituality and identity in a safe, nurturing, and sacred environment. His papers, 1994-2014, undated, include correspondence, newsletters, poems, and photographs related to Bob Strain's involvement with the organizations he served, including Gay Spirit Visions (GSV) and the Atlanta Radical Faeries Circle.
Dates: 1994-2014

Carl Owens collection on Cracker Barrel Restaurants

 Collection
Identifier: Q129
Scope and Contents of the Carl Owens Collection on Cracker Barrel Restaurants The Carl Owens collection on Cracker Barrel Restaurants, 1991-2002 (bulk 1991-1997), comprises news articles, correspondence, press releases, financial reports, and one photograph. The material relates to the campaign started by Carl Owens challenging a Cracker Barrel policy that was discriminatory towards its LGBT employees.
Dates: 1991-2002; Majority of material found within 1991 - 1997

Ed Scruggs papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q113
Abstract: Ed Scruggs (1929-2009) was a gay and civil rights activist from Atlanta, Georgia who was active in the coalition to change the Georgia state flag. The papers are comprised of newspaper clippings, photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, commemorative materials from president Bill Clinton and information pertaining to the campaign to get the 1994 Olympics out of Cobb county.
Dates: 1972, 1993-2009

Gay Spirit Visions records

 Collection
Identifier: Q127
Abstract: Gay Spirit Visions organizes gatherings for gay men to explore their spirituality and identity in a safe, nurturing, and sacred environment. The records mostly detail the planning, financing, and recording of retreats, and include correspondence, financial records, flyers, invitations, programs, audiovisual materials, and photographs dating from 1978-2010.
Dates: 1978-2019

Gender and Sexuality Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: Q101
Abstract The Gender and Sexuality Oral History Project documents LGBTQ+ history in Atlanta, Georgia and the South through interviews with activists and leaders in grassroots movements as well as established organizations and public offices.
Dates: 2008-2020

LGBTQ Institute's Jim Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q149
Abstract The LGBTQ Institute's Jim Allen papers, 1956-2016 (bulk 1989-1993), includes articles, clippings, correspondence, flyers, petitions, and protest ephemera and photographs of the many protests ACT UP organized in Atlanta. The materials relate to the many challenges posed to people with HIV during the height of the AIDS crisis.
Dates: 1956-2016; Majority of material found within 1989 - 1993

Lorraine Fontana papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q110
Abstract: Lorraine Fontana is an activist for the LGBTQ community and has fought for social justice since her early college days. Her papers, 1947-2014 (bulk 1968-2010), include correspondence, conference materials, flyers, notes, programs and publications, representing her activities in Atlanta, New York, and elsewhere.
Dates: 1947-2014; Majority of material found within 1968 - 2010

Richard Rhodes papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q138
Abstract: Richard Rhodes was a lobbyist in the Georgia Legislature, focusing on gay and lesbian concerns. The papers include printed materials, newspaper clippings, correspondence, organizational minutes, bylaws and financial records, artifacts including buttons, hat, and textiles.
Dates: 1987-1993, 2012, undated

Stonewall Bar Association of Georgia, Inc. records

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Identifier: Q117
Abstract: The Stonewall Bar Association was founded to support gay, lesbian, transgender, and bisexual policies and lawmaking in the state of Georgia. The Association's records, 1995-2012, consist of correspondence, meeting minutes, bylaws, and reports donated by former officers.
Dates: 1995-2012

Thomas H. Crim, Jr. papers

 Collection
Identifier: Q105
Abstract: Thomas H. Crim, Jr. (1918-2000) lived in Evans, Georgia, from around 1935. The majority of his papers consists of editorials, articles, and letters to the editor from the Augusta Chronicle, and documents Crim's opposition to the Chronicle's stance on gay rights, and, to a lesser extent, smokers' rights.
Dates: 1984-1993