Collection Info

Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (Britain)

Span Dates: 1976-1998

Volume: 151 boxes

Description

The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM)Collection includes organizational records, newsletters, subject files, and a large file of correspondence with other organizations.

Hist/Bio Note

The LGCM (called the Gay Christian Movement until 1987) began in 1976. It continues to be an ecumenical organization with links to LGBT groups of many denominations internationally. It has included local chapters since 1977, an active Women's Group since 1978, an Evangelical Fellowship since 1979, and a Young Gay Christian Group since 1982. The LGCM publishes the Gay Christian. More information about the LGCM is available on their website.
http://www.lgcm.org.uk/

Finding Aid

An excellent finding aid is available online at the following web address.
http://www.aim25.ac.uk/cgi-bin/search2?coll_id=3226&inst_id=1

Location

The collection is held at the Carpenter-Hall Archives at the British Library of Political and Economic Science (London, UK).
http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/archive/gutoho/hall_carpenter_archives.htm

Index Terms

Christian-GeneralEnglandLesbian and Gay Christian Movement (London, England)Gay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeLesbianism -- Religious aspectsLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects --United KingdomGays -- United Kingdom -- History --20th Century -- SourcesUnited Kingdom