Greater Lansing Lesbian/Gay Hotline archives Edit

Summary

Identifier
MSS 276 large

Dates

  • 198?-199? (Creation)

Extents

  • 2 Linear Feet (Whole)
    2 boxes

Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    The Greater Lansing Lesbian/Gay Hotline began in 1981 as an information and crisis line serving central and lower Michigan. Its mission was to assist all members of the community, including heterosexuals, in answering questions they may have regarding sexual orientation and social and emotional support networks, health issues, political activism, family, etc. This collection contains a wide selection of local and regional lesbian and gay support group newsletters, as well as flyers, announcements, and newspaper clippings dating from the 1980's and 1990's.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The Lansing Association for Human Rights (LAHR), established in 1979, started the Greater Lansing Lesbian/Gay Hotline in 1981 as an information and crisis line serving central and lower Michigan. Its mission was to assist all members of the community, including heterosexuals, in answering questions they may have regarding sexual orientation and social and emotional support networks, health issues, political activism, family, etc. The hotline currently (2005) operates as the Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender (LGBT) Hotline, under the auspices of LAHR.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Accession information unknown.

  • Arrangement

    Materials are arranged by topic.

  • Varying Form of Title

    GLLGH archives.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, GLLGH (Greater Lansing Lesbian/Gay Hotline) Archives, MSS 276, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Processing Information

    The archives of the Greater Lansing Lesbian/Gay Hotline were organized, conserved, and inventoried with funds provided by the American Radicalism Collection endowment fund in honor & memory of Dr. Beth J. Shapiro (2006).

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