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Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/San Francisco Bay Area Clippings, 1989-1993
GLC 26  
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Provenance
  • Related materials
  • Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement

  • Title: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/San Francisco Bay Area Clippings,
    Date (inclusive): 1989-1993
    Date (bulk): 1991-1993
    Collection Identifier: GLC 26
    Creator: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (San Francisco Bay Area, Calif.).
    Physical Description: 3 cartons (3.0 cubic feet)
    Contributing Institution: James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
    100 Larkin Street
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    (415) 557-4567
    info@sfpl.org
    Abstract: GLAAD clipped references to gays and lesbians in newspapers and magazines as part of “Media Watch,” an on-going project to monitor and respond to media coverage. The subjects range from the Boy Scouts to gays in the military, and from reactions to the motion picture Basic Instinct to the 1992 elections. There are also guidelines for responses to the news stories and summaries of GLAAD’s reactions to each article.
    Physical Location: The collection is stored onsite.
    Language of Materials: Collection materials are in English.

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the City Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the San Francisco Public Library as the owner of the physical items.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/San Francisco Bay Area Clippings (GLC 26), Gay and Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library.

    Provenance

    Donated by GLAAD, 1994-1995.

    Related materials

    Researchers are encouraged to see also: Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/San Francisco Bay Area Records, 1989-1993 (GLC 17).

    Historical note

    Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation/San Francisco Bay Area is an organization concerned with the public image of GLBT people.

    Scope and Contents

    GLAAD clipped references to gays and lesbians in newspapers and magazines as part of "Media Watch," an on-going project to monitor and respond to media coverage. The major publications consulted were the Contra Costa Times, New York Times, Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Examiner, and the San Jose Mercury News. There are some additional clippings from various publications. The subjects range from the Boy Scouts to gays in the military, and from reactions to the motion picture Basic Instinct to the 1992 elections. There are also guidelines for responses to the news stories and summaries of GLAAD's reactions to each article.

    Arrangement

    Arranged chronologically, and then alphabetically by publication title.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (San Francisco Bay Area, Calif.).
    Gay men in mass media
    Gays in popular culture
    Homophobia
    Homophobia in mass media
    Homosexuality--Public opinion
    Lesbians in mass media
    Public opinion--United States