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Japanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2067

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of fliers, newsletters, brochures, and other educational material published and distributed by Japanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) organizations, primarily from the Tokyo area. Materials focus on gay and bisexual men's health, sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention and testing, and community activities for HIV positive individuals. The collection includes publications documenting bars and clubs, community spaces and support services, art and cultural events, and political activism, as well as newsletters from over thirty LGBTQ organizations located in Tokyo and other regions of Japan. Materials date from 1993 to 2016.

このコレクションは日本、主に東京首都圏の性的少数派 (LGBTQ: レズビアン、ゲイ、バイセクシュアル、トランスジェンダー、そしてクィア)などの団体によって2000年代から現在までに配布されたチラシ、ニュースレター、パンフレットなどの収集を目的とする。最初のシリーズにはゲイやバイセクシャルの男性の健康、HIVなどの性感染症(STI)の予防とテスト、および生活とコミュニティを取り巻く資料が含まれ、広範な内容となっている。それに加えゲイやバイセクシャルの男性に主に焦点を当てたバーやクラブ、コミュニティスペースと支援、芸術や文化イベント、および政治的行動のための出版物で構成されている。第二シリーズは30以上の東京及び他の地域からで活動しているLGBTQ団体のニュースレターが収められる。

Dates

  • 1993 - 2016

Language of Materials

The material is in Japanese and English.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Librarian for Japanese Studies, 2016. Materials were collected in collaboration with Yoshie Yanagihara of Tokyo Denki University, Tetsuyuki Shida of Waseda University, and Community Center Akta, a nonprofit organization established for HIV/AIDS awareness.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: I. General publications, 1993-2016. II. Newsletters, 2008-2016.

Extent

2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.2067

Overview

The collection consists of fliers, newsletters, brochures, and other educational material published and distributed by Japanese lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) organizations, primarily from the Tokyo area. Materials focus on gay and bisexual men's health, sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention and testing, and community activities for HIV positive individuals. The collection includes publications documenting bars and clubs, community spaces and support services, art and cultural events, and political activism, as well as newsletters from over thirty LGBTQ organizations located in Tokyo and other regions of Japan. Materials date from 1993 to 2016.

このコレクションは日本、主に東京首都圏の性的少数派 (LGBTQ: レズビアン、ゲイ、バイセクシュアル、トランスジェンダー、そしてクィア)などの団体によって2000年代から現在までに配布されたチラシ、ニュースレター、パンフレットなどの収集を目的とする。最初のシリーズにはゲイやバイセクシャルの男性の健康、HIVなどの性感染症(STI)の予防とテスト、および生活とコミュニティを取り巻く資料が含まれ、広範な内容となっている。それに加えゲイやバイセクシャルの男性に主に焦点を当てたバーやクラブ、コミュニティスペースと支援、芸術や文化イベント、および政治的行動のための出版物で構成されている。第二シリーズは30以上の東京及び他の地域からで活動しているLGBTQ団体のニュースレターが収められる。
Title
Guide to the Japanese Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Collection
Status
Completed
Author
compiled by Caitlin Casiello and Haruko Nakamura
Date
January 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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