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Gay men -- Connecticut -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Local

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Antisdale and Mark R. Melanson Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2105
Overview: Michael Antisdale and Mark Melanson, a gay couple, sued the town of West Hartford in 1998 because the town pool only gave discounted “family” rates to heterosexual couples. Five other cohabitating, non-married couples later joined them in the suit. At the time, the town council was Republican in majority. The suit continued until Democrats came into the majority and settled the case in 2002, and the council revised the definition of “family” in West Hartford's recreational facilities policy to...
Dates: 1995-2003 and undated

Larry Kramer Initiative for Lesbian and Gay Studies, Yale University, exhibit and research materials from The Pink and The Blue

 Collection
Call Number: RU 963
Overview: The materials consist of research files and exhibit panels relating to The Pink and the Blue: Lesbian and Gay Life at Yale and in Connecticut, 1642-2004, an exhibit produced by the Larry Kramer Initiative for Lesbian and Gay Studies at Yale. The research files consist primarily of duplicated material, however, some original writings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting Yale's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community are also included.
Dates: 1827-2004