Collection Info

Dignity-Detroit [MI]

Span Dates: 1974-2004

Volume: 2.3 linear ft.

Description

The records of Dignity-Detroit include organizational files, the minutes and correspondence of the Executive Council, General Meeting records, and files from retreats and seminars sponsored by Dignity-Detroit.

Hist/Bio Note

Dignity-Detroit, the Detroit chapter of DignityUSA., was established in 1974 to provide a unified voice through which LGBT Catholics could address the Church and the wider Detroit community. DignityUSA works for respect and justice for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons in the Catholic Church and the world through education, advocacy and support. For more information about Dignity, see their website at the following web address.
http://www.dignityusa.org

Finding Aid

An online finding aid is available at the following web address.
http://www.umich.edu/~bhl/bhl/mhchome/reaccess/DIGNITYD.pdf

Location

This collection is housed at the Bentley Historical Library on the North Campus of the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Its website at the following web address includes contact information.
http://www.umich.edu/~bhl/

Index Terms

DignityCatholicDetroit [MI]Catholic gays -- United States Gays -- Religious LifeGays -- United States -- History -- 20th Century -- SourcesHomosexuality -- History -- 20th centuryLesbianism -- Religious aspectsLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity