Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 120 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: GEN MSS 1580
Scope and Contents: The LGBTQ Film, Television, and Theater Collection primarily consists of screenplays, scripts, and photographs from productions that include characters, storylines, or cultural references to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals, communities, or events.
Dates: circa 1923-2008
Call Number: GEN MSS 1320
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, photographs, printed material, and audiovisual materials documenting the lives of Lance Loud and the Loud family. Lance Loud papers consist of correspondence, personal papers, personal objects including Loud's professional and personal contact files, clippings, and other papers and include materials relating to his band The Mumps. Loud family papers document their involvement in the television documentary An American Family, its reception and...
Call Number: MS 1962
Overview: The Love Makes a Family (LMF) records consist of email correspondence, bylaws, reports, meeting minutes, research data, publications, Web pages, social media account files, topical files, interviews and testimonies, photographs, audiovisual recordings, and newspaper clippings documenting the history, structure, and activities of LMF, Inc. and its related organizations, the LMF Political Action Committee (PAC) and the LMF Foundation. LMF's principal goals were to pass a second-parent adoption...
Call Number: MS 2024
Overview: The collection consists of ephemera, mostly educational brochures, about issues and experiences members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community may face that can impact their mental health. Topics include HIV/AIDS, gender identity, biphobia and bisexual erasure, body image and eating disorders, coming out, queer parenting, domestic violence, stress and anxiety, and trauma. There are also brochures covering kink-aware therapy for those who are interested in BDSM...
Call Number: MS 2025
Overview: This collection consists of printed ephemera produced by Good Vibrations, a feminist sex toy shop founded by sex educator Joani Blank in San Francisco, California in 1977. Materials include booklets and pamphlets for educating customers on various aspects of sexual activities and sexuality, outreach materials for encouraging sex positivity, and promotional items for the store including business cards, fliers with workshop information, and product catalogs. Educational and outreach materials...
Call Number: GEN MSS 845
Overview: The collection consists of writings, journals, correspondence, printed material, photographs, audiovisual material, computer disks, and other papers documenting the literary careers and lives of James McCourt and Vincent Virga.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1779
Overview: The collection contains material accumulated by John Mitzel in the course of his life and career as a writer, publisher, bookseller, and activist. Included are correspondence and research files on topics and individuals relevant to the LGBTQ community, gay rights, pornography, obscenity laws, and child sexual abuse trials; drafts and clippings of Mitzel's writings and records of the operations and legal disputes of the Glad Day Bookstore and Calamus Books; diaries and scrapbooks spanning...
Dates: circa 1924-2013, (bulk 1970-2000)
Call Number: MS 1862
Overview: The papers consist of personal materials, correspondence, compiled family letters, clippings, subject and writing files, photographs, Vietnam protest memorabilia, and audiovisual materials that document David Mixner's life as a gay male, leader in the gay rights movement, author, and political consultant and advisor. There is also a manuscript of the Mixner family genealogy by Patricia Mixner Annison, David's sister; addenda/errata to the family genealogy; and get well cards and photographs of...
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1466
Overview: The collection contains writings, correspondence, notebooks and journals, personal and professional papers, printed material, computer and audiovisual media, and other papers by or relating to the writer, poet, and performance artist Eileen Myles.
Call Number: MS 1878
Overview: This intentionally assembled collection documents lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, organizations, and events in New Haven and Connecticut. The collection consists of newsletters, flyers, posters, and other printed material.
Call Number: GEN MSS 1780
Overview: The collection consists of professional papers, correspondence, personal papers, photographs, and computer and audiovisual media by or relating to gay rights activist and former Catholic nun Jean O'Leary.
Call Number: YCAL MSS 721
Overview: The collection consists of material created and accumulated by Ron Padgett in the course of his work as a poet, translator, and editor. Material includes extensive correspondence with other poets and writers; manuscripts for Padgett's books of poetry and prose, as well as some juvenilia and early writings; manuscripts for Padgett’s English translations of works by French-language poets including Guillaume Apollinaire, Blaise Cendrars, Valery Larbaud, Paul Morand, and Pierre Reverdy; manuscripts...
Call Number: MS 1985
Overview: The papers consist of Christine Pattee’s interview and discussion notes, an outline, and a chronology as well as a copy of an article from 1980. Primarily dated from 1972 to 1974, the papers document the early years of the women’s liberation movement in New Haven, particularly the experiences of several lesbian women within the movement. Topics covered include early activities; the Women’s Collective; feminism; socialism; AIM (American Independent Movement); lesbians within the movement;...
Dates: Circa 1972-1980, bulk 1972-1974
Call Number: MS 2041
Overview: The papers concern Julia Penelope's study of language used in gay and lesbian communities throughout the United States, specifically slang. The slang studied included terms for referring to members of these communities, outsiders of these communities, behavior, and actions, including sex-related acts. The results were used in her 1970 article "Homosexual Slang," published in the journal American Speech and her 1979 paper cowritten with Susan Wolfe,...
Dates: 1964-2001, bulk 1964-1972
Call Number: MS 1830
Overview: The papers are comprised of writings, collected ephemera, correspondence, book and article research materials, and audio-visual materials documenting the personal and professional lives of Christopher Phillips.
Dates: 1950-2009, bulk 1950-1991
Call Number: YCAL MSS 761
Call Number: MS 1831
Overview: The Candida Scott Piel Papers document a socially active gay and lesbian culture, centered in New York City, around the turn of the twenty-first century. The papers include subject files, printed materials, writings, ephemera, and audiovisual materials. There is particularly substantive material on AIDS and AIDS treatments, "the circuit" culture, the Jewel Box Revue, and events organized by Piel, mainly as fundraisers for organizations such as the American Foundation for AIDS Research.
Call Number: OSB MSS 308
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers by or relating to the writer David Plante. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Plante from authors, artists, critics, editors, and film directors, as well as correspondence with Plante's partner, Nikos Stangos, and family members.
Call Number: MS 1847
Overview: The Queer Zines, Magazines, and Newspaper Collection includes printed ephemera and publications documenting the development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer communities in their own voices. Includes mass circulation and small press publications.