Found 13 collections related to Gay rights

Gran Fury (Artists' collective)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3648
1.25 linear feet (4 boxes, 9 oversize folders, 9 oversize items)
Gran Fury was an artists' collective devoted to AIDS activism through agitprop art. Named after the Plymouth automobile favored by the New York City police department, Gran Fury drew its membership from the ranks of ACT UP/NY (AIDS Coalition to... more
Testing the Limits (Firm)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3614
14 linear feet (22 boxes); 13 audio files, 1824 video files, 132 vhs tapes
Testing the Limits was a video collective formed in New York in 1987 to document AIDS activism. The collective produced a short work, Testing the Limits : NYC, in 1987 and a feature-length documentary Voices from the Front in 1991. The... more
Roskoff, Allen
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 17765
2.81 linear feet (7 boxes)
Alan Roskoff is a gay rights activist living and working in New York City. The Allen Roskoff papers consist of subject files which document his interest in political and social activism from 1972 to 2004.
Donaldson, Stephen, 1946-1996
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 824
The Stephen Donaldson Papers document the varied career and tumultuous personal history of the writer and activist. The date span of the papers is 1965-1998. They include manuscripts, typescripts, and publication tearsheets of Donaldson's... more
Russo, Vito
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2654
13.19 linear feet (36 boxes); 1.41 Megabytes (249 computer files); 230 audio files, 19 video files
The papers reflect Russo's personal life and career as a writer, lecturer, film historian, and gay rights and AIDS activist. They include correspondence, journals, appointment books, writings by and about Russo, electronic records, photographs,... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 736
17.92 linear feet (43 boxes)
The In the Life Archive (ITLA), originally known as the Black Gay and Lesbian Archive (BGLA), was created by Steven Fullwood in 1999, to aid in the documentation and preservation of cultural materials produced by and about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,... more
Davies, Diana, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 732
3.3 linear feet (6 boxes)
The collection consists of black and white photographic prints, color slides and negatives taken by Diana Davies during the late 1960's through the 1970's. The subjects include representatives of several New York gay and lesbian organizations... more
Berg, Vernon E. (Vernon Edward), 1951-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3444
Artist and gay rights activist Copy Berg was born Vernon E. Berg, III on July 10, 1951. He attended the United States Naval Academy from 1970-1974 and then served with the U. S. Navy Sixth Fleet in the Mediterranean. In 1975 the Navy sought to... more
Chesley, Robert, 1943-1990
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2010-112
4.1 linear feet (11 boxes)
Robert Chesley (1943-1990) was a pioneering gay playwright who created homoerotic plays. The Robert Chesley papers date from 1978 to 2005 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s) and contain scripts, correspondence, clippings, publications, photographs, posters,... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4825
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Before Stonewall production files date primarily from 1982 to 1984 and contain files relating to the making of the documentary film, Before Stonewall, which explored, through personal stories, historical footage and... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 893
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
This collection features printed matter on individual Houses from the House/Ballroom scene, some well-known and some lesser-known.
Gay Freedom Movement (Jamaica)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 902
1.46 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Gay Freedom Movement (GFM) of Jamaica was founded by Laurence Chang, Michael Davis, Gary Muirhead, Father Joe Owens, Clive Wilson, and Winston Witter in 1977, as the first publicly gay organization in Jamaica and one of the first gay rights... more
Bell, Alan (Editor)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 927
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Alan Bell is president of BLK Publishing Company, Inc., founded in 1988 to publish magazines targeted to the Black lesbian and gay community. At present, the firm concentrates on graphic design and custom publishing with a special focus on... more
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