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  • Abels, Paul (included in the Affirmation and Reconciling Congregation Records)
    The Paul Abels Collection includes Abel's writings, sermons, and notes as well as subject files that reflect Abel's interests and accomplishments. The collection also includes papers concerning music, art, his early education, family genealogy, and...
  • Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons)
    National and some local chapters of Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons) have donated approximately 30 cubic feet of material to the One Institute (Los Angeles,...
  • Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormons) Collection donated by Jay Bell
    The Affirmation (Gay and Lesbian Mormon) Collection donated by Jay Bell contains the correspondence, conference materials, flyers, programs, brochures, newsletters, and news clippings. Examples of local chapter newsletters come from Arizona, Las...
  • Affirmation and the Reconciling Congregation Program
    The records of Affirmation as well as those of the Reconciling Congregation Program are held in the United Methodists for Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Concern Collection at the United Methodist Archives at Drew University. The collection contains...
  • American Friends Service Committee. Community Relations Unit
    The bulk of LGBT materials are found among other records in the Community Relations Unit records. Other materials are scattered in the files of the Affirmative Action Office and in the records of the head office. These records consist of office...
  • American Jewish Archives Nearprint Collection
    The American Jewish Archives have created separate files concerning LGBT topics. The "Homosexuality Nearprint Special Topics Box" dates from 1969 to the present and measures .3 linear feet. It contains materials from inside and outside of the...
  • Anderson, James D.
    The James D. Anderson Papers include his personal daily diary spanning the years 1959 to the present, with some gaps in the earlier years. The diary documents his life as a gay man who has been partnered since 1971. It also describes his career at...
  • Arehart, Rev. Charles Papers
    This unprocessed collection consists of correspondence, newspaper articles, sermons and other material relating to the Reverend Charles Robert Arehart. A related item is the recording of an oral history interview of Reverend Charles Arehart is...
  • Ascent [Wellington, New Zealand]
    The Ascent collection contains...
  • Atlanta Lesbian Feminist Alliance Records
    The ALFA Archives includes the organizational records of ALFA as well as other southern radical women's groups. The extensive subject files in ALFA's archives provide information about regional resources on subjects such as women's spirituality and...
  • Auckland Community Church
    The Auckland Community Church collection contains correspondence, minutes and other ephemeral material from a non-denominational gay community Christian group in Auckland, New...
  • Barnett, Jeanne and Ellie Charlton
    The Jeanne Barnett and Ellie Charlton Papers document the commitment ceremony of Barnett and Charlton performed by United Methodist Church ministers as a political statement in Sacramento, California in...
  • Barrett, Ellen M. Papers
    The Ellen Barrett papers consist of manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, research materials, and a wide range of personal documentation such as birth and baptismal certificates, passports, photo identification cards, journals, scrap books, desk...
  • Benton, Nicholas
    This 11 page, mimeographed pamphlet is a collection of five articles on theology, the church, and homosexual liberation. This pamphlet is of particular interest as each article has an introduction which sets its context and offers information about...
  • Birchard, Roy
    The Roy Birchard: Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC) Collection consists of the working files, personal papers, correspondence, news clippings, periodicals, photographs, audiotapes, videotapes and other materials of this...
  • Bird, Frederick
    This interview concerned Bird's involvement with the homophile movement centered in Glide Memorial United Methodist Church in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. The interviewer was Paul...
  • Blackstone, Elliot
    This interview covers many topics, including law enforcement, public relations, and transsexuality. In particular, it discussed the events at the New Year's Ball at California Hall in 1964. This ball led to the formation of the homophile movement...
  • Block, Gilbert (Sadie, Sadie the Rabbi Lady)
    The Gilbert Block (Sadie, Sadie the Rabbi Lady) Papers consist of the personal papers, ephemera, photographs, costumes, and other materials of Gilbert...
  • Boyd, Malcolm
    The Malcolm Boyd Papers consists of manuscript sermons, books, and articles as well as correspondence, professional material, legal material, printed material, subject files, photographs, audio, film, video, and memorabilia. The collection covers...
  • Broshears, Raymond
    The Raymond Broshears Papers include the ordination of Broshears as a Universal Life Church minister in 1967 and in the Orthodox Episcopal Catholic Church in...
  • Bunch, Charlotte
    The Charlotte Bunch Papers contain articles, essays, songs, and scripts on the women's liberation movement; correspondence, notes, press releases, pamphlets, newsletters, and mailing lists from many women's organizations and conferences, including...
  • Cahill, Martin
    Martin Cahill donated two collections, his personal papers and records pertaining to Ascent [Wellington], the LGBT Catholic organization in New Zealand. The collection of personal papers [#117] contains ephemera of conferences, church services and...
  • Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives Collections
    The CLGA has vertical files and uncataloged collections with information about LGBT religious issues. The vertical files contain, for the most part, single sheet materials about organizations, events, and individuals, along with photocopies of...
  • Cardarelli, Richard
    The Richard Cardarelli Papers contain his correspondence, reports, publications, buttons, t-shirts, photographs, scrapbooks, clippings, and other materials. The collection contains valuable material relating to Dignity/Hartford from 1975 to 2003. ...
  • Cavelli, Cary
    The Cary Cavelli Photos and Papers consist of scrapbooks and photo...
  • Chadwick, Joanne
    This tape discusses Chadwick's activism in the mid-1960s as it coordinated with Glide Memorial United Methodist Church. It also includes her memories of the New Year's Ball incident. The interviewer was Paul...
  • Chilstrom, Bishop Herbert W., Human Sexuality Correspondence
    These files contain correspondence from Evalngelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) lay people and pastors regarding the ELCA's draft statement on Human Sexuality. Attached to each letter received by the bishop's office is a copy of the office...
  • Christian Association (University of Pennsylvania)
    This large collection is organized into series. Information about the gay and lesbian ministry can be found in the Program and Other organizations...
  • Chutzpah (Toronto, Canada)
    Collections related to Chutzpah include two separate accessions from two different sources. In 1990, Harvey Brownstone donated Chutzpah newsletters, constitution, and addresses by Svend Robinson (1990) and Ehlert Frerichs, (1990). In 1999, Johnny...
  • Clement, Robert M. Papers
    The bulk of the papers consist of 35mm color slides and Ektachrome transparencies of views of church interiors, religious ceremonies, services and gay rallies. There is also a file of miscellaneous correspondence and papers relating to the pastoral...
  • Conference for Catholic Lesbians
    This virtual archives includes primarily articles published in Images, the group’s newsletter. (Note: The CCL is in the process of donating their organizational records to Marquette University...
  • Congregation Beth Simchat Torah
    This collection contains the records of Congregation Beth Simchat Torah (CBST), including minutes, by-laws, newsletters, liturgy for services, correspondence, World Congress materials, International Conference of Gay Jewish Organizations materials,...
  • Connell Hill O'Donovan Collection
    This collection consists of research materials collected by Connell O'Donovan for a LGBT Mormon archives and his own essays on LGBT Mormon history. They include photocopied and original correspondence (both personal and ecclesiastical) [1870-2000],...
  • Council on Religion and the Homosexual
    The collection consists of miscellaneous materials relating to the Council on Religion and the Homosexual, including copies of the articles of incorporation, general information brochures on the Council, papers (largely flyers, meeting...
  • Council on Religion and the Homosexual Subject File
    The Council on Religion and the Homosexual Collection consists of one folder of printed materials from the Council on Religion and the Homosexual. Larger collections of materials concerning the CRH can be found in the Phyllis Lyons and Del Martin...
  • Covenant Network of Presbyterians
    Virtual archives. This website includes an archives of the newsletters, "Covenant...
  • Creech, Jimmy -- United Methodist Church Trial Records
    The collection contains the transcripts of the trials of March 1998 and November 1999. It also includes newspaper clippings about the trial and video clips from local television news...
  • Crew, Louie
    The Louie Crew papers consist of correspondence, writings, subject files, miscellaneous printed matter, photos, books, and journals documenting Crew’s professional activities as a professor of English and his activism in the Episcopal Church. A...
  • Cromey, Robert
    The GLBT Historical Society of Northern California holds three taped interviews of Robert Cromey, numbered 95-98; 97-027; and 02-166. These three interviews discuss the role Cromey played in supporting the homophile movement centered at Glide...
  • De Gruchy, Steve
    The Steve De Gruchy Papers consist of one box. The collection contains research material on homosexuality and Christianity for the book, Aliens in the Household of God: Homosexuality and the Christian Faith in South Africa, that he co-edited with...
  • DeCeasar, Lawrence (Larry Langtry)
    Included in the Lawrence DeCeasar (Larry Langtry) Collection are music, photographs and costumes that Langtry wore while playing the...
  • DeSantis, Robert
    The Robert G. DeSantis papers (.85 linear feet) document his religious career development within the MCC hierarchy. The papers also document his involvement with the prison ministry and his personal correspondence with gay prisoners throughout...
  • Dignity/New York
    The Dignity/New York collection contains the Formation/Steering Committee/Board of Directors minutes and attachments, as well as calendars, worship programs, and copies of court proceedings regarding demonstrating at St. Patrick's Cathedral during...
  • Dignity/New York, President Michael Olivieri
    Dignity/New York collection consists of the personal papers of Micheal Olivieri, past President of Dignity/New York. The collection includes but is not limited to court cases of Dignity v. Benjamin Ward, et. al., personal correspondence, flyers,...
  • Dignity/San Francisco
    The Dignity/San Francisco Records consist of 7 cartons. The collection includes administrative records, liturgical and social materials, items supporting social justice rallies, and sister-chapter circulars. It includes the Dignity/Bay Area...
  • Dignity/USA
    This collection documents Dignity/USA, its predecessor organizations,and the regions and chapters from the organization’s founding in 1969 until the early 1990s. Its records also document Dignity’s day-to-day operations, its efforts to obtain...
  • Dignity: Collected Materials
    The Dignity Collection consists of five boxes containing about 100 file folders including conference papers, newsletters, leaflets and miscellaneous publications about Dignity from the late 1960's to the...
  • Dignity-Detroit [MI]
    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...
  • Donaldson, Stephen
    'The Stephen Donaldson Papers document the varied career and turbulent personal history of the writer and activist. The date span of the papers is 1965-1996. They include manuscripts, typescripts, and publication tearsheets of Donaldson's writings,...
  • Durham, Lewis
    This interview discusses religion, the homophile movement, GlideMemorial Church in the mid 1960s, and the formation of the Council on Religion and the Homosexual (CRH). The interview was conducted by Paul...
  • Eccles, John
    Much of the Eccles collection consists of published gay pamphlets, newletters, magazines and ephemera, including those of the Mattachine Society. Other materials include Eccles's notes for a thesis, a small amount of correspondence, photographs,...
  • Eddey (Motive), Roy Papers
    The Roy Eddey Motive papers chronicle the life of Motive from 1964 to 1972 as a magazine featuring and eventually devoted to gay liberation. In particular, it documents the production of the final, gay men's issue in 1971. The papers contain...
  • Eilers, Jim
    This interview discusses many topics including: gay liberation, Catholicism, religion, the civil rights movement, AIDS, Gay Sunshine, the relationships between gay men and lesbians, and the Catholic organization...
  • Evans, Arthur
    This oral history interview includes Evans' memories of the Stonewall Riots, the March on Washington, his childhood experiences with religion, gender roles, the counterculture movement, zaps, AIDS, writing, witchcraft, and education. It discusses...
  • Everything Must Come to Light
    The Everything Must Come to Light Collection consists of video, digital-video, audiocassettes, compact discs, and papers created during the production of the 25 minute documentary of the same name. The collection contains a copy of the documentary...
  • Fertig, Jack (Sister Boom Boom)
    This interview concerns the gay liberation movement from its origins in the homophile movement. It discusses topics of civil rights, his experiences in Chicago, religion, the homophile movement, and Fertig's association with the Sisters of...
  • Friends for Lesbian and Gay Concerns
    The Friends for Lesbian and Gay Concerns Records consist of minutes, clerk's correspondence, publication files, and conference records. Of note are materials on same-sex marriage in the Society of Friends. These records were donated by long-time...
  • Friends Homosexual Fellowship (United Kingdom)
    The Friends Homosexual Fellowship Collection consists of newsletters, leaflets, a conference report, and an address by Jeremy...
  • Gay Christian Community
    The collection consists of GCC newsletters, records, pamphlets and mail outs as well as a...
  • George W. Henry [Hartford, Connecticut] Collection
    The George W. Henry Collection consists of records and research material providing a wealth of historic information concerning all aspects of homosexuality and the gay liberation movement before, through, and after the Stonewall riots. A finding aid...
  • Germond, Paul
    The Paul Germond Papers consist of materials Germond collected for a book, Aliens in the Household of God: Homosexuality and the Christian Faith in South Africa, which Germond co-edited with Steve de Gruchy (See Steve de Gruchy in this...
  • Ginsburg, Steve
    The Steve Ginsburg Papers include information about Ginsburg's activities as a founder of Chutzpah (ACTVAH), the first gay Jewish group on the West...
  • Gittings, Barbara and Kay Tobin Lahusen Papers
    News clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, flyers, printed materials from activist organizations, a videocassette and a DVD, relating to pioneering lesbian activists Barbara Gittings and her partner of 46 years, Kay Tobin Lahusen. Active from the...
  • Glaser, Chris Collection
    Papers related to Chris Glaser's work in ministry and GLBT advocacy such as retreat talks and sermons, and administration files for church work and projects. Manuscripts of some books and articles authored by Glaser. Personal papers such as...
  • Goercke, Paul
    This interview includes discussion of the homophile movement in San Francisco in the mid-1960s. It also describes the bar culture of the 1950s and 1960s in the North Beach district. The interview was conducted by Paul Gabriel and Phil...
  • Graves, John C.
    The John C. Graves Papers document gay and lesbian community groups in Boston from the early 1970s through the 1990s. A large portion of the collection is related to the Homophile Community Health Service, but there are many materials pertaining to...
  • Grimes, Bruce and Geoffrey Kaiser Journal Collection
    The collection contains personal journal volumes (1971-1999) as well as personal correspondence (1986, 1988-1989) and addenda (1977-2000). The former chronicle the life of Bruce Grimes, beginning with his move to San Francisco in 1971, and...
  • GTU Gay Caucus
    This collection consists of: 1) a flyer announcing a celebration, "Gay Liberation of the Church" led by Sally Gearhart and Bill Johnson; 2) a worship bulletin from that celebration, held February 15, 1974 (the bulletin announces "a GTU Gay Caucus...
  • Gunnison, Foster
    The Foster Gunnison Papers include materials Foster Gunnison, Jr. collected about gay and lesbian organizations throughout the United States, including records of the Eastern Conference of Homophile Organizations (ECHO) and North American Conference...
  • Hall Carpenter Archives Ephemera Collection: Christian Groups
    The collections located within the Christian Groups of the Ephemera Collection date from 1953 to 1991. It is rich in newsletters from LGBT organizations around Europe, Brazil, Canada,and the United States in the 1980s. It also includes leaflets...
  • HaMishpacha
    Collection number is 14239. No description is available at this...
  • Hansen, Ed
    The Ed Hansen Papers include photocopies of his original papers: clippings, a report, the text of a sermon, and most importantly, numerous letters he wrote to friends and family about his experiences and his reflections on these activities while he...
  • Harbaugh, Charles J. Papers
    The Harbaugh papers measure 22.63 cubic feet and date from 1966 to 1995. The collection includes records of gay-oriented organizations, such as the Dorian Group, the Seattle Gay Alliance, and the National Leather Association, Mobilization Against...
  • Hay, Harry
    The Harry Hay Papers are currently being processed at the Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center at the San Francisco Public Library. They should be available for researchers to use late in 2004. This listing will be updated when the collection is available...
  • Hay, Harry Papers 1867-2002
    Manuscripts, notes, published research sources, correspondence, interviews, clippings, financial and employment records, legal papers, photographs, posters, original and reproduced graphic material, flyers, memorabilia and other material documenting...
  • Heureux, Romeo
    This interview includes Heureux's involvement with Dignity. It was conducted by Roland...
  • Heyward, Carter
    The Carter Heyward Papers date from the 1950s to 2000 and measure 24 linear feet. The papers of this noted theologian and Episcopalian priest are located in the Archives of Women in Theological Scholarship (AWTS) at the Union Theological Seminary...
  • Higgins, Thom
    Correspondence, articles, flyers, brochures, newsletters, newspaper clippings, legal documents, and printed matter reflecting his personal life, education, careers, and political...
  • Hill, Anita
    Correspondence, subject files, oral history interview transcripts and audio cassettes, and other papers of an irregularly-ordained pastor at St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church, a St. Paul, Minnesota congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church...
  • Hope and Unity Metropolitan and Community Church Collection of Graeme Reid
    The collection consists of his oral histories and video-documentation of healing rituals, gender, kinship relations, and the significance of the Holy Spirit in community...
  • Humphreys, Laud Papers
    Drafts, correspondence, journal articles, notes, newspaper clippings, surveys, legal documents, memoranda, transcripts, speeches, course curricula, subject files, ephemera, photos, and an audiocassette tape created or collected by sociologist and...
  • Hunt, Mary E. Papers
    The Papers document Mary E. Hunt's career as a feminist theologian. Included are published and unpublished writings and lectures; audiovisual materials featuring Hunt; files on conferences and events she attended, and her travels. There is some...
  • Huron Valley Community Church
    Administrative and topical files include correspondence, newsletters and newspaper clippings, church bulletins, and subject files detailing church activities. There are also scattered records of Metropolitan Christian Church,...
  • Hurwith, Arthur
    The Arthur Hurwith Papers describe various gay and lesbian subjects as well as Hurwith's activities with the Unitarian Universalist Gay and Lesbian...
  • In All Things Charity
    In All Things Charity Records include transcripts, correspondence, and other documentation of Gregory Dell’s church trial for performing same-sex union ceremonies for members of Chicago’s Broadway United Methodist...
  • Insight Magazine
    The collection includes documents, correspondence, various records, photos, and clippings from the Dignity organization as well as INSIGHT magazine. A list of contents is provided in the finding aid below. The collection size is 5 inches, plus the...
  • Integrity
    The Integrity Records collection has a rich concentration in the early history of the organization and includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, newsletters from regional and local chapters, and materials from various conventions and...
  • Integrity/Montreal
    Unknown at this time...
  • Integrity: 1978 National Convention Records
    This smalll collection includes convention orientation materials, schedules, a letter of welcome, budgets, reports, and related...
  • Interviews for "Gay and Gray"
    This collection consists of tapes and transcribed interviews conducted by Fr. Donal Godfrey for his thesis "Gay and Gray, the History and Significance of the Inclusion of the Gay Community at Most Holy Redeemer Parish, San Francisco." The...
  • Itkin, Mikhail
    The materials were collected by Jim Kepner, a trustee for the Community of the Love of Christ, who received copies of Itkin's correspondence. correspondence with other gay religious leaders, Itkin's writings, newsletters and flyers about the...
  • Jewish Feminist Conference--Records and Tapes
    The Jewish Feminist Conference --Records and Tapes Collection consists of the records of a major conference by and about Jewish feminists with extensive participation by Jewish lesbian-feminists. The collection consists of a score of cassette tapes...
  • Jones, Bill
    This interview concerns the homophile movement, and the bar culture of the 1950s and 1960s in San...
  • Jones, Rev. Canon Clinton
    The Canon Jones Papers consist of minutes of meetings held between 1963 and 1982, reports, articles, annual reports, talks and newspaper clippings. Much of the correspondence consists of letters to and from Canon Clinton Jones. Among the...
  • Judson Memorial Church
    The Judson Memorial Church Archive is a diverse collection of materials which document the arts ministry, building plans and maintenance, church administration, community outreach/social action programs, early church history, client records, and...
  • Kavanaugh, John L. Papers 1970-2011
    The collection, spanning 40 years of John Kavanaugh's activism, documents both the history and challenges faced by the Michigan and national GLBT community, as well issues facing the area's racial and ethnic minorities. Of most value, the collection...
  • Keith, Jeff
    The Jeff Keith Papers include notes on plenary sessions and committees, photocopies of photographs, handouts, and writeups of the World Conference of Friends in Honduras in 1991. It also includes his notes concerning the 1999 annual meeting of the...
  • Kepner, Jim Papers
    Manuscripts, correspondence, diaries, minutes and organizational records,notebooks, science fiction writings, poetry, erotica, educational material,photographs, computer disks, textiles, ephemera and memorabilia from writer, historian and gay...
  • Leach, Robert J.
    The Robert J. Leach Papers include extensive autobiographical materials including his personal journals (1930-2000), tape recordings, correspondence, and writings on Quaker history. The collection offers a rich description of Leach's life as a...
  • Lesbian and Gay Christian Community of Wellington [New Zealand]
    Rules, service papers, and some minutes of meetings. The collection also includes their newsletter,...
  • Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (Britain)
    The Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement (LGCM)Collection includes organizational records, newsletters, subject files, and a large file of correspondence with other...
  • Lesbian and Gay Interfaith Council of Minnesota
    Lesbian and Gay Interfaith Council of Minnesota records consists primarily of newsletters. The records in the collection primarily center on the Council's religious, educational, and social activities and relations with its member organizations...
  • Lesbian, Gay and Christian. National Conference [New Zealand]
    Contains ephemera, working papers, proceedings, reviews etc. Compiled by Secretary, Roger...
  • Levine, Howard J.
    The collection consists of personal records documenting Levine's involvement with Jewish gay groups, the Congregation Keshet Shalom, and conferences of the World Congress of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Jews. The collection includes...
  • Lockwood, Sidella
    The interview discusses her years in the convent, the relationships between women in convent life, sexual roles in the lesbian community in England, and the feminist...
  • Lucas, Donald
    The Donald Lucas Papers, sub-series D, contains the most extensive collection of organizational records of the Council on Religion and the Homosexual...
  • Lutherans Concerned
    The Lutherans Concerned records include national assembly files and binders, audio recordings, photographs, board records and correspondence, incorporation documents, publications, task force and political documents and newsletters, and material...
  • Lutherans Concerned-San Francisco
    The Lutherans Concerned-San Francisco Records date from 1974 to 1996 and consist of 4 cartons and 1...
  • Lyon, Phyllis, and Del Martin
    This collection documents the joint and individual work lives of life-partners Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin, from the Homophile movement of the 1950s to the end of the twentieth century. The collection is strongest in materials connected to Lyon and...
  • MacGregor, Alan
    This interview is part of the Hall-Carpenter Oral History Project in the United Kingdom. The interview principally concerns MacGregor's involvement with the GCM and the CCE. The interview also ranges over issues of religion and sexual identity from...
  • Manahan, Nancy Papers
    The collection contains materials pertaining to her books, On My Honor: Lesbians Reflect on Their Scouting Experience and Lesbian Nuns: Breaking the Silence. It also includes photographs and negatives, magazines, flyers, promotional materials and...
  • Manford, Jeanne
    The collection contains Manford's correspondence, administrative files, photographs, posters, speeches, printed material, and sound and video recordings related to her work on behalf of gay...
  • Maranatha at Riverside Church in NYC
    Records of Maranatha at Riverside Church in New York City include financial records, manuscript drafts, minutes, newsletters, newspaper clippings, events and sermons related to lesbians and...
  • Martin, James
    The James Martin Papers consist primarily of the videotape "In My Opinion . . . Southern Baptists, A Personal...
  • McNaught, Brian
    Correspondence, subject files, newspaper clippings, resumes, manuscripts, notes, audiocassettes and videocassettes and other material documenting McNaught's career as a sexuality activist, a church activist, writer, and sensitivity trainer. Topics...
  • McNeill, John J. and Charles Chiarelli Gay and Lesbian Liberation Collection
    The majority of the John J. McNeill and Charles Chiarelli Gay and Lesbian Liberation Collection consists of material related to the events leading up to and his dismissal from the Order of Jesuits, as well as his continuing work in the field of gay...
  • Metropolitan Community Church Historical Collection
    This collection consists of materials relating to the origins, history, and ministry of the Metropolitan Community Church, including both its governing body, the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, and the individual...
  • Metropolitan Community Church Long Beach
    The collection consists of video and audio tapes and CD-ROMs of conference proceedings of the Universal Fellowship of the Metropolitan Community Church (UFMCC) and its congregation in Long Beach (MCCLB), along with recordings of events, lectures,...
  • Metropolitan Community Church of Greater St. Louis (1973 - )
    This collection provides a wealth of information on the MCC and the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC). The materials reflect many of the activities of the church and some of its members since its founding. The...
  • Metropolitan Community Church of New Zealand
    The file includes the bylaws, circulars, leaflets, a set of newsletters and some...
  • Metropolitan Community Church of the Rockies (Denver, CO)
    The Metropolitan Community Church of the Rockies records contain church publications: a bimonthly newspaper; monthly newsletter; and a weekly...
  • Miller, David
    The tapes discuss the social activities of the GCM, as well as many topics concerning religion and homosexuality, AIDS, and Britain in the international...
  • Mollenkott, Virginia Ramey Papers
    The collection contains the working, task, project, and correspondence files and materials concerning the career and ministry of Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, an English professor and advocate of women's and gay and lesbian rights. Raised a...
  • Monroe, Irene
    The Irene Monroe Papers include biographical information, writings by and about Monroe, and audiovisual...
  • Moore, John V. Collection
    This collection contains personal and education records beginning in 1930, sermons form 1947 to 2006, correspondence from 1940 to 2000, pastoral records, personal and planning calendars from 1950 to 2000, and records of church agency work. Subjects...
  • Moore, John V. Papers
    John V. Moore preached a gospel that reached out to everyone within the communities he served. Moore’s papers reflect his honest, thoughtful viewpoints. These documents contain perhaps the earliest public rethinking on the issue of homosexuality in...
  • More Light Presbyterians (for LGBT Concerns)
    The More Light Presbyterians (for LGBT Concerns) (MLP) collection consists of records of the MLP Board of Directors, local chapters, membership records, photographs, and personal papers of individual leaders and files concerning the Presbyterian...
  • Naches
    The collection contains Naches newsletters as well as newsletters from Jewish LGBT organizations around the world. The collection also contains audiocassettes of group proceedings. The collection is in...
  • Neu, Diann L.
    The Diann L. Neu Papers documents her work and activism articulating and advocating radical new forms of feminist theology. They include conference materials, lectures, sermons, research and book files, and writings promulgating a feminist,...
  • New Ways Ministry (U.S.) Records
    New Ways Ministry Records are closely related to the papers of Robert Nugent, who with Jeanine Gramick S.S.N.D., founded the organization in 1977. The collection includes publications, records of events, seminars, and workshops, and subject files. ...
  • New York Public Library International Gay Information Center Archives
    Contained within the International Gay Information Center Archives of the New York Public Library are 181 individual subject headings under the category of religion. These files contain newsletters, pamphlets, and other ephemerea. The collection...
  • Nichols, Jack
    The Nichols Papers can be found in four different repositories. The first collection, Jack Nichols Papers, at the New York Public Library consists of correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, news clippings, and other printed and photocopied...
  • Nomenus
    The Nomenus Collection contains minutes, correspondence, financial records, essays, periodicals, scrapbooks, and photographs, primarily from the Wolf Creek center in...
  • Nugent, Robert, S.D.S.
    The Robert Nugent Papers consist of manuscripts, publications, and speech engagement files. See the related collection, New Ways Ministry...
  • Ogden, Gina
    This collection consists of a 1977 survey on women's sexuality and spirituality. It also includes her article from the Nov/Dec issue of Ms on how publishing portrays and stereotypes women's...
  • Old Catholic Church
    Old Catholic Church records consist mainly of letters on liturgical matters and lay issues written to the Most Reverend Armand Constantine Whitehead, a priest and subsequently a bishop who was affiliated with several congregations of the Old...
  • Prairie Lesbian/Gay Community
    The Prairie Lesbian/Gay Community Records include meeting minutes, general files, bylaws, correspondence, and flyers from the Prairie Gay/Lesbian Community, Praire Gay Community, and the Fargo-Moorhead Area Dignity/Lutherans Concerned groups. The...
  • Quaker Emergency Services
    The Quaker Emergency Services collection is organized into four folders: the group's general records, including the initial plan and charter; the records of the Civilian Readjustment Committee, the post-war arm of the group; information on a project...
  • Quest: a Group for Homosexual Catholics
    The Quest items in the ephemera collection of the Hall Carpenter Archives consist primarily of the publications Quest Link and Quest Journal. It also includes the first annual report of a Yorkshire group, conference programs, one poster, and Michael...
  • Quest: A Group for Lesbian and Gay Catholics Records
    Quest official records are maintained by their custodian Mr. R. Cunliffe. They are open for scholarly research with permission of the...
  • Radical Faeries [part of the Robin White Papers]
    The Robin White Papers date from 1989 to 1992 and measure 4 linear inches. The collection includes minutes and planning notes for Radical Faerie gatherings, pamphlets, directories, and other materials relating to the Nomenus land...
  • REACH: an Organization for Christian Homosexuals
    This collection consists of newsletters, leaflets and...
  • Resource Center for Women and Ministry in the South
    The Resource Center records consist of alphabetical subject files, grant files, and financial files. It also contains correspondence, audio-visual materials, and printed materials including newsletters and brochures of the organization as well as...
  • Richard Cohen Associates
    Contains primarily press releases and newspaper clippings concerning the American Jewish Congress, World Jewish Congress, Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, American Zionist Movement, and the Union of American Hebrew...
  • Riordan, Michael
    The Michael Riordan Fonds (a collection is called "fonds" in Canada) consists of 107 audio cassettes that record the interviews done by Riordan for his book, The First Stone: Homosexuality and the United...
  • Robb, James Harding
    The James Harding Robb collection consists of materials related to his research with the Bureau of Social Science Research (1936-1940) and the Homosexual Law Reform Society. His research files contain meeting minutes, memorandum, and annual reports...
  • Robertson, Frank E. Papers
    Papers of Unitarian Universalist minister, Frank Robertson, including correspondence, minutes, memoranda, clippings, and audiocassettes, as well as information related to the Interweave Continental...
  • Russell, Letty
    This rich collection is not yet processed nor open to the public. We will update this entry as soon as it is available for research. The collection consists of manuscripts, notes, correspondence, minutes, and syllabi from her activities as author,...
  • Schindler, Alexander M. (1925-2000)
    Rabbi Schindler's papers contain contemporary perspective on many, if not most, of the key social and cultural issues facing American Jewry and American society from the 1960s to the 1990s. The collection reflects the involvement of the UAHC and the...
  • Sears, James T.
    The James T. Sears Papers document Sears' extensive writing, teaching, and publishing career. The collection contains his research files, oral history interviews, and newsclippings used for his books on gays in the South, Lonely Hunders (1997) and...
  • Shands, Bond
    The Bond Shands Papers include memorabilia on gay life in San Francisco in the early 1970s. The collection includes items from the United Fellowship of Metropolitan Community...
  • Silver, William Papers
    The papers document William Silver's seminary thesis, his application for ordination into the United Presbyterian Church, and his later life in the Cherry Grove community on Fire Island, New York. Particularly well documented is Silver's coming out...
  • Sisters in Gay Ministry Associated (SIGMA)
    For further information, contact volunteers at the Canadaian Lesbian and Gay Archives through their website. The number of this collection is...
  • Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile
    Official records for the Southern California Council on Religion and the Homophile for the years 1965-1968, including copies of the articles of incorporation and by-laws; minutes of the pre-foundation planning committee and of the Board of Trustees...
  • Spong, Bishop John S.
    The Papers of the Right Reverend John S. Spong are only partially processed at this...
  • Suter, Jan Waggoner
    This collection consists of newsletters and circulars issued by pacifist, anti-war, and LGBT organization, as well as correspondence and miscellany relating to those issues. Most material dates from 1969 to 1980, although some material from 1959...
  • Swan, Wallace K.
    The Swan Papers reflect Swan's active role in the Minneapolis gay community as a parent, church member, patron of the arts, and civil rights advocate. Topics include Swan and his partner's registration as the first male partners to register under...
  • Tinney, James S.
    The James S. Tinney Papers have not been processed and are open for research on a case by case basis at the discretion of the...
  • Toronto Interfaith Network
    Collection number is 2904. Further information about the collection is available by contacting archives volunteers. See...
  • Toy, James W.
    The bulk of the collection concerns the various offices he held at the University of Michigan, but a significant portion concerns his activities with Integrity and the Diocese of...
  • Treadway, Leo
    The Minnesota Historical Society holds three collections pertaining to Leo Treadway--the Treadway Papers, the Treadway oral history interview, and photographs of a Pride festival taken by Treadway. The Leo Treadway Papers document the internal...
  • Troster, David
    The collection, called 'fonds,' are arranged in 8 series. It contains 28,305 m of motion picture film, 35 videocassettes, 16 video reels, 14 audio reels, and 4 audiocassettes. The collection consists of films, videos and associated material...
  • Twice Blessed
    The collection includes material from a wide range of sources--print, film, video, audio, events & ceremonies, music, performances, ephemera, etc. In the spring of 1994, Abush self-published an extensive index to this material in a 200+ page volume...
  • Unitarian Universalist Association. Office of Lesbian and Gay Concerns
    The collection consists primarily of the records of Rev. Robert Wheatly, director from 1977-1986. These records include subject files that document the national movement for the rights of sexual minorities. They include administrative, legislative,...
  • United Church Coalition
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  • Warren, Howard, (1934-2003)
    The papers of Presbyterian minister Howard B. Warren, Jr. (1934-2003) are included with the records of More Light Presbyterians. The bulk of his papers dates from 1991 to 2001, although scattered earlier papers both of his own and of his family are...
  • Watkins, Jr. Tommie L. papers
    Papers of Rev. Tommie Lee Watkins Jr., documenting his interaction with the U.S. Navy regarding their demand that he repay tuition. During the three-year administrative process, Watkins asserted that the Navy's insistence that he repay tuition when...
  • Weatherly, Aubrey Richard
    The Aubrey Richard Weatherly Papers contain personal and professional files related to his ministry, as well as other political and gay...
  • Weaver, Alan
    The Alan Weaver Papers document Weaver's work with the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches, the United Church of Christ, and the Catholic Worker...
  • Weddington, Diane Papers
    Collection includes Weddington's published articles, research clippings, reporter notes, and other publications and materials from her journalism career. Topics represented include the gay and lesbian community in San Francisco, the ordination of...
  • Westbrook, Lee
    The Lee Westbrook Papers consist of one box of unpublished manuscript materials for his intended dissertation "A Comparative Study of the Relationship of Childhood Christian Religious Training to Adjustment Problems of Gay and Straight...
  • Wheatley, Bishop Melvin Papers
    The collection includes a large amount of correspondence to, by and about Bishop Wheatley, as well as a number of news articles about him and about issues of homosexuality in the...
  • Wheatly, Robert P. Collection
    The collection totals 7 document boxes (1-4, 5a-5b, 6) of Wheatly’s professional papers that relate to LGBT issues, and primarily span during his tenure as Unitarian Universalist clergy and Director of the Boston Unitarian Universalist Office of Gay...
  • Wheatly, Robert Papers, 1919-2001
    This collection contains biographical material; photographs of Wheatly and his family members and groups he worked with; records reflecting his work experiences both in and outside his formal ministry in the American Unitarian Association (AUA) and...
  • Whosoever Magazine
    The Whosoever website includes an on-line archives of past issues dating back to the magazine's founding in 1996. The collection is arranged chronologically. There is also an author index and Google search across the website as of January...
  • Wood, Robert (1923- )
    This collection dates from 1946-2004 and is arranged in five series. Series I consists of papers from conferences and seminars (1965-1989), Series II concerns personal correspondence, Series III has a variety of files about his ministerial career...
  • Wygal, Winnifred (1884-1972)
    The papers consist primarily of fourteen diaries (1916-1942) by Wygal, with additional pamphlets, essays, photographs, clippings, and the program of her memorial service. In her diaries, Wygal discussed race relations, current events, social...
  • Young, Richmond
    The Richmond Young Papers consist of materials related to the Council on Religion and the Homosexual and Dignity-San...