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Finding aid to the David Lourea Papers, 1940-1992
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Series 1 Personal Papers, 1951-1992

Physical Description: 9.0 folders

Scope and Contents

The series contains biographical information on Lourea and his involvement with the Bisexual Center, some correspondence, a list of lectures that Lourea gave in 1977, and a completed questionnaire on bisexuality.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Box 1, Folder 1

Biographical information [includes obituary and notification of birth registration], 1992

Box 1, Folder 2

Drawings, undated

Box 1, Folder 3

Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. Transcript [also includes resume], 1977

Box 1, Folder 4

Lectures given, 1977

Box 1, Folder 5

Letters, 1977-1991

General note

Includes correspondence to or from the Bisexual Center, David Lourea, Maggi Rubinstein, Lester Kirkendall, Alan Rockway, Joy Schulenberg, Jay Paul, Ann Landers, Tom, Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu, and National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Brad Robinson and Naomi Tucker re: submissions to Bisexual Politics. Also includes letter from John D. Walsh to Lourea enclosing a clipping about Fugue in a Nursery by Harvey Fierstein at Theater Rhinoceros,a poem to David from Marsha (July 1977), Bradford Marshall Cameron's 1st birthday party invitation (1977).
Box 1, Folder 6

"Making Things 'Legal'" [ San Francisco Chronicle clipping re: San Francisco domestic partnerships including Lourea and David May], March 1991

Box 1, Folder 7

Questionnaire on bisexuality, 1980

Box 1, Folder 8

Self description [questionnaire], undated

Box 1, Folder 9

Teaching credential [includes resume and proof of birth], 1951-1982

General note

Also contains various documents attesting to Lourea's training and education, a copy of his resume, and document certifying his birth at Philadelphia General Hospital.
 

Series 2 Subject Files, 1969-1992

Physical Description: 34.0 folders

Scope and Contents

The series contains several files on bisexuality resources (articles and bibliography), and on AIDS resources (statistics, information and education). Of interest are the files on Publicity and Press, and on the conferences and workshops that Lourea attended and where he presented.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Box 1, Folder 10

AIDS articles, 1982-1985

General note

Includes article: "Lethal New Ailment Claims Another Group of Victims: Children" ( Wall Street Journal, December 10, 1982).
Box 1, Folder 11

AIDS cases (San Francisco), 1991-1992

General note

Statistics compiled by the S.F. Dept. of Public Health, 1991-1992. Cumulative statistics from 1981.
Box 1, Folders 12-13

AIDS education information, 1983-1992

Languages represented: Some pamphlets in Spanish.

General note

Also includes letters from Lourea regarding bathhouse closures, and copy of Bobbi Campbell's speech "Fighting for Our Lives."
Box 1, Folder 14

AIDS Educational Planning Committee, 1983-1985

Box 1, Folder 15

AIDS information (BAPHR), 1983

General note

Includes pamphlet: How to have sex in an epidemic: one approach by Richard Berkowitz, Michael Callen ; with editorial assistance by Richard Dworkin.
Box 1, Folders 16-17

AIDS information, 1983-1986

General note

Several articles from medical journals and by Clark L. Taylor.
Box 1, Folder 18

AIDS statistics, San Francisco Department of Public Health. Press releases, 1984-1986

Box 1, Folder 19

Bay Area Bisexual Network. Includes proposed by-laws of BABN, 1987-1988

Box 1, Folder 20

Bi-Pacific Conference, 1983-1984

Box 1, Folder 21

Bi-Pol, 1978-1984

Box 1, Folder 22

Bi Posts [electronic-mail messages re: bisexuality], 1985

Box 1, Folder 23

Bi Rap. [Notes on conversations about bisexuality], undated

Box 1, Folder 24

Bisexual Center. Documents and correspondence re: the formation and programs of the Center, 1977-[1989]

General note

Includes some information regarding the Briggs Initiative.
Box 1, Folder 25

Bisexual Counseling Services, 1981

Box 1, Folder 26

Bisexuality articles, 1979-1984

Box 1, Folder 27

Bisexuality bibliography, 1982

Box 1, Folder 28

Center for Attitudinal Healing, 1989

Box 3

Clippings regarding AIDS, bisexuality, and talks by Lourea, 1984-1991

Box 1, Folder 29

Coalition for Human Rights, 1981-1984

Box 1, Folder 30

Conferences / Workshops [includes notes], 1978-1989

Box 1, Folder 31

Congregation Ahavat Shalom, 1988-1989

General note

Includes Board of Directors agenda and minutes.

See also:

Box 2 / Folder 81 Ha-Yonah.
Box 1, Folder 32

DGSS Congress on Social Scientific Sex Research (10th: Berlin: 1990). "Bisexualities" abstracts. [Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sozialwissenschaftliche Sexualforschung], 1990

Box 1, Folder 33

Gay clippings and articles, 1969-1981

Box 1, Folder 34

"Gone But Not Forgotten, Remembering Our Own, Three Leaders of the Bi Community" [Obituaries for Barry Kohn, Alan Rockway, and Cynthia Ann Slater], 1987, 1989

Box 1, Folder 35

Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 1977

General note

Contains numerous papers on the subject of sexuality.
Box 1, Folder 36

Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. Alumni, 1983-1985

Box 1, Folder 37

Institute on Sexism and Sexuality. "Bisexuality: a One-Day Conference" (Miami-Dade Community College, November 17, 1984), [includes correspondence and questionnaires], 1984

Box 1, Folder 38

Interns. Bi counseling, 1983

Box 1, Folder 39

"Lesbian & Gay in Church and Society" [course syllabus], Fall 1990

Box 1, Folder 40

National Bisexual Conference (San Francisco), 1989-1990

General note

Includes 1989 BiCon program.
Box 1, Folder 41

Publicity and press releases, 1977-1983

Box 1, Folder 42

SFSI (San Francisco Sex Information), 1977-1988

General note

Includes brochures, training schedule, trainer's manual, flyers, newsletters, and clippings for organization that provided support via telephone, speakers, and workshops.
Box 1, Folder 43

Shanti Project. Emotional Support Volunteer Training Manual, undated

 

Series 3 Photographs, 1978-1991

Physical Description: 7.0 folders

Access

Photographs are available during Photo Desk hours.

Scope and Contents

There are several photographs of Lourea, along with images of the Bi Center's participation at a retreat and in San Francisco Pride parades. The reading at A Different Light Bookstore contains images of a few of the authors from the book Bi Any Other Name.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by folder title.
Box 4, Folder 1

Bi Any Other Name reading at A Different Light Bookstore, 1991

General note

Includes: Lani Kaahumanu, David Lourea, Hap Stewart, Carol Queen, Pata, Autumn, and Courtney.
Box 4, Folder 2

Bi Center at Russian River, July 1980

Box 4, Folder 3

"Drawings for S.F." [slides], undated

Box 4, Folder 4

Kohn, Barry, 1980, undated

Physical Description: (4 photos)
Box 4, Folder 5

Lourea, David, 1980-1984, undated

General note

Also contains photographs of Lee Olivier, Patrick, Steven Brown, and Cynthia Slater.
Box 4, Folder 6

San Francisco Pride Parade. Bi Center, 1978, 1980-1981

Box 4, Folder 7

San Francisco Pride Parade. Bi Contingent, 1990-1991

 

Series 4 Unpublished Manuscripts, 1975-1991

Physical Description: 15.0 folders

Scope and Contents

This series contains Lourea's research on bisexuality and two unpublished papers. The manuscripts by Maggie Rubenstein and the history of the Bi Center by Cynthia Slater are significant.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author, then by title.
Box 1, Folder 44

Doherty, Will. "Politics of Gender and Sexuality" (course packet, Stanford University), September 1985

Box 1, Folder 45

Drew, R. [Letter to Bisexual Center and article about Bi-Pol rally], 1984

General note

Submits article for publication in the Bi-Monthly.
Box 1, Folder 46

Dworkin, Sari H. "Identifying as Lesbian vs. Bisexual: the Dilemma for Women," August 18, 1991

General note

Paper presented at the National Convention of the American Pychological Association (San Francisco: 1991).
Box 2, Folder 1

Fox, Ronald C. "Bisexuality and Sexual Orientation Self-Disclosure," August 1991

Box 2, Folder 2

Fox, Ronald C. "Sexual Orientation Self-Disclosures of Bisexual Men and Women: an Exploratory Descriptive Approach," April 1989

Box 2, Folder 3

Lourea. Bisexual Research, undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Lourea, David. [Draft remarks to the congregation of Ahavat Shalom], April 24, 1987

Box 2, Folder 5

Lourea, David. "Just Another Lingering Flu," undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Lourea, David. "100 Bisexual Men" (unpublished study), 1978

Box 2, Folder 7

Meisner, Judith A. "Bisexuality," April 1984

Box 2, Folder 8

Murray, Neal. "The Juxtaposition of the Bisexual in Sexual Development and the Invisibility of the Bisexual in the Community: Does the Bisexual Exist?" May 1983

Box 2, Folder 9

Paul, Jay P. "The Bisexual: the Problems of Existence Without Social Recognition," May 25, 1981

Box 2, Folder 10

Rubenstein, Marguerite. "An In-Depth Study of Bisexuality and Its Relationship to Self Esteem," May 13, 1982

Box 2, Folder 11

Rubenstein, Marguerite. "Bisexuality and Androgyny: an Investigative Study," 1975

Box 2, Folder 12

Slater, Cynthia. "The San Francisco Bisexual Center..." (term paper), October 1983

 

Series 5 Articles and Reprints, 1940-1992

Physical Description: 56.0 folders

Scope and Contents

The series contains Lourea's collection of academic and popular articles on bisexuality. There are significant articles by Lourea, Philip Blumstein and Pepper Schwartz, A.P. MacDonald, Jr., and Marguerite Rubenstein. Of note in this series is Sandor Rado's "A Critical Examination of the Concept of Bisexuality" (1940).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author, then by title.
Box 2, Folder 13

Altman, Carole. "San Francisco's Bisexual Center" ( Options), 1983

Box 2, Folder 14

Austin, C.R. "Bisexuality and the Problem of Its Social Acceptance" ( Journal of Medical Ethics), 1978

General note

Missing page 136.
Box 2, Folder 15

Barr, Robert. "Bisexuality: 'Person, Not Sex, Attracts'" ( Today's Parish), January 1980

Box 2, Folder 16

Barrios, Billy, and Clair Corbitt, Philip Estes, and Jeff Topping. "Effects of a Social Stigma on Interpersonal Distance" ( Psychological Record), 1976

Box 2, Folder 17

Bay Area Bisexual Network. Bisexual Resource Guide, v.1 & 2, June 1988, May 1989

Box 2, Folder 18

Binford, Sally. "Anthropological Perspectives on Bisexuality" ( Bi Monthly, v.3 (3)), March/April 1979

Box 2, Folder 19

"The Bisexual and the Navy" ( Time), February 2, 1976

Box 2, Folder 20

"Bisexual Women Come Out" ( Plexus), May 1982

Box 2, Folder 21

Blair, Ralph. "Counseling Concerns and Bisexual Behavior" ( Homosexual Counseling Journal, vol.1, no.2), April 1974

Box 2, Folder 22

Blumstein, Philip, and Pepper Schwartz. "Bisexuality: Some Social Psychological Issues" ( Journal of Social Issues, vol.33, no.2), 1977

Box 2, Folder 23

Blumstein, Philip, and Pepper Schwartz. "Bisexuality in Men.” Urban Life, vol.5, no.3), Oct. 1976

Box 2, Folder 24

Blumstein, Philip, and Pepper Schwartz. "Bisexuality in Women" ( Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol.5, no.2), 1976

Box 2, Folder 25

Blumstein, Philip, and Pepper Schwartz. "Lesbianism and Bisexuality" ( Sexual Deviance and Sexual Deviants), 1974

Box 2, Folder 26

Coleman, Eli. "Bisexual and Gay Men in Heterosexual Marriage: Conflicts and Resolutions in Therapy" in Homosexuality and Psychotherapy (Haworth Press), 1982

Box 2, Folder 27

Copeland, D. "What It Feels Like to be the Walking, Talking Son of a Bisexual Mother" ( Bi Monthly, v.2, no.6), September/October 1978

Box 2, Folder 28

"Double Trouble" article in The Guardian (London), February 18, 1986

Box 2, Folder 29

Drew, R. "Bisexual Women" ( Plexus), August 1983

Box 2, Folder 30

Glasscock, Patrick. Telephone Survey Results regarding AIDS, 1984

Box 2, Folder 31

Gregory, Deborah. "From Where I Stand: a Case for Feminist Bisexuality," undated

Box 2, Folder 32

Hartman, John J. and Graham Gibbard. "Bisexual Fantasy and Group Process" ( Contemporary Psychoanalysis), May 1973

Box 2, Folder 33

Kaahumanu, Lani. "Bi-sexuality and Discrimination," undated

Box 2, Folder 34

Kanzer, Mark. "Freud's Views on Bisexuality and Therapy--Clinical Notes" ( International Journal of Psychiatry), December 1972

Box 2, Folder 35

Kelly, Gene F. "Bisexuality and the Youth Culture" ( Homosexual Counseling Journal, v.1, no.2), April 1974

Box 2, Folder 36

Khan, Masud. "Ego-Orgasm in Bisexual Love" ( International Review of Psycho-Analysis), 1974

Box 2, Folder 37

Kirkendall, Lester A. "Sexuality: Changing Concepts" ( Bi Monthly, v.3, no.2), January/February 1979

Box 2, Folder 38

Klein, Fred. "Are You Sure You're Heterosexual? Or Homosexual? Or Even Bisexual?" ( Forum), December 1980

Box 2, Folder 39

Knox, Louise. "The Bisexual Phenonmenon" ( Viva), July 1974

Box 2, Folder 40

Leve, Harriet. "Bisexual Center" ( New Directions for Women), Spring 1978

Box 2, Folder 41

Lourea, David. "The Bisexual Center: More Than a Social Club" ( The Bi Monthly, v.7, no.1), January/February 1983

Box 2, Folder 42

Lourea, David and Lee Olivier. "Bisexuals Ignored," and "Looking for Attention," [ Bay Area Reporter], September 8, 1983

General note

Includes letter from Lourea and Olivier to Paul Lorch, editor of Bay Area Reporter.
Box 2, Folder 43

Lourea, David. "Psycho-Sexual Issues Related to Counseling Bisexuals" [correspondence and off-prints], ( Journal of Homosexuality, v.11, nos. 1/2), 1982-1985

Box 2, Folder 44

MacDonald, A.P., Jr. "Bisexuality: Research and Theory" ( Journal of Homosexuality, v.6, no. 3), Spring 1981

Box 2, Folder 45

MacDonald, A.P., Jr. "A Little Bit of Lavender Goes a Long Way: a Critique of Research on Sexual Orientation" ( Journal of Sex Research, v.19, no.1), February 1983

Box 2, Folder 46

Matthews, Joan. "Bisexuality in the Male" ( Journal of Sex Research, v.5, no.2), May 1969

Box 2, Folder 47

May, David. "Shabbos-Cat" [short story in Cat Fancy], July 1990

Box 2, Folder 48

McEver, Catherine. "The Bisexual Lover" ( Cosmopolitan), April 1982

Box 2, Folder 49

Mead, Margaret. "Bisexuality: What's It All About?" ( Redbook), January 1975

Box 2, Folder 50

"Michael." "One Man's Auto-bi-ography" ( Bi Monthly, v.3, no.6), 1979

Box 2, Folder 51

Money, John. "Bisexual, Homosexual, and Heterosexual: Society, Law, and Medicine" ( Journal of Homosexuality), Spring 1977

Box 2, Folder 52

Olivier, Lee. "Towards Defining a Bisexual Social Structure" ( Bi Monthly, v.6, no.2), March/April 1982

Box 2, Folder 53

"Orlando." "Bisexuality: a Choice Not an Echo?" ( Ms.), October 1978

Box 2, Folder 54

Orlando, Lisa. "Loving Whom We Choose: Bisexuality and the Lesbian/Gay Community" ( Gay Community News, v.11, no.31), February 25, 1984

Box 2, Folder 55

Palacios-Jimenez, Luis and Michael Shernoff. "Facilitator's Guide to 'Hot, Horny & Healthy' Eroticizing Safer Sex (a psychoeducational workshop approach to safer sex education)," 1986

Box 2, Folder 56

Paul, Jay. "The Bisexual Identity: an Idea Without Social Recognition" (Haworth Press), 1984

Box 2, Folder 57

Rado, Sandor. "A Critical Examination of the Concept of Bisexuality" ( Psychosomatic Medicine) 2, 1940

Box 2, Folder 58

Ross, H. Laurence. "Modes of Adjustment of Married Homosexuals" ( Social Problems, v.18), 1971

Box 2, Folder 59

Rubenstein, Maggi. "A Bisexual Perspective on Androgyny" ( The Bi Monthly, v.2, no.1) November/December 1977

Box 2, Folder 60

Rubin, Sylvia. "How Bisexuals Face a Hostile World" ( San Francisco Chronicle), September 2, 1983

Box 2, Folder 61

Shively, Michael G. and John P. De Cecco. "Sexual Orientation Survey of Students on the San Francisco State University Campus" ( Journal of Homosexuality, v.4, no.1), Fall 1978

General note

Duplicate copy in DeCecco file.
Box 2, Folder 62

Spiers, Duane. "The No-Man's-Land of the Bisexual" ( Journal of Corrective and Social Psychiatry, v.22, no.3), 1976

General note

Marked Journal of Behavior Technology, Methods & Therapy.
Box 2, Folder 63

Storms, Michael D. "Theories of Sexual Orientation" ( Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, v.38, no.5), 1980

Box 2, Folder 64

Taylor, Clark L. and David Lourea. "HIV Prevention: a Dramaturgical Analysis and Practical Guide to Creating Safer Sex Interventions" ( Medical Anthropology, v.14), 1992

Box 2, Folder 65

Thomas, Sandra Paul. "Bisexuality: a Sexual Orientation of Great Diversity" ( Journal of Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Services), April 1980

Box 2, Folder 66

Tobacman, Janet. "Chicago Women Hold Forum on Bisexuality" ( Gay Community News), February 4, 1984

Box 2, Folder 67

"Trio Toast 30 Years Together" ( Capital Gay (London)), November 11, 1983

Box 2, Folder 68

Vidal, Gore. "Bisexual Politics" ( The New Gay Liberation Book), 1979

Box 2, Folder 69

Wofford, Carrie. "The Bisexual Revolution: Deluded Closet Cases or the Vanguard of the Movement?" ( Outweek no.84 (New York)), February 6, 1991

 

Series 6 Periodicals, 1976-1992

Physical Description: 15.0 folders

Scope and Contents

Contains fairly complete runs of a few San Francisco bay area periodicals on bisexuality: Anything That Moves, the Bay Area Bisexual Network Newsletter, and The Bi-Monthly. There are also two titles for bay area Jewish congregations: Ha'Yonah / The Dove, and the Jewish Gaily Forward. For most other titles there are only a few issues each.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 2, Folder 70

Amor A Três [Portuguese erotica], undated

Languages represented: In Portuguese.
Box 2, Folder 71

Anything That Moves: Beyond the Myths of Bisexuality, nos. 1-4. (San Francisco: Bay Area Bisexual network), 1991-1992

Box 2, Folder 72

Bay Area Bisexual Network Newsletter, January/February 1988-[August] 1990

General note

Various numbering, missing issue no.1.
Box 2, Folder 73

BBWN: the Newsletter of the Boston Bisexual Women's Network (v.2, no.6-v.4, no.4), November/December 1984-August/September 1986

General note

Scattered issues lacking.
Box 2, Folder 74

Beyond Monogamy (v.3, no.4-5), April-June 1982

General note

Also contains a letter from Barry Kohn to Lourea about an article in v.3, no.4.
Box 2, Folder 75

The Bi-Letter: the Newsletter of the Bi-Social Center (Van Nuys, CA). No. 37, July 1984

Box 2, Folders 76-77

The Bi-Monthly: Newsletter of the Bisexual Center (v.1, no.1-v.9, no.3), November/December 1976-May/June 1985

General note

Sept./Oct. 1976 issue numbered v.1, no.5 rather than no.6. Sept./Oct. 1979 numbered v.3, no.5; Nov./Dec. 1979 numbered v.3, no.6. May/June 1980 numbered v.4, no.2. Sept./Oct. 1984 numbered v.8, no.4. Missing vol.9, no.2, March/April 1985.
Box 2, Folder 78

Bi-Monthly: the Magazine for Bisexuals Nos. 7-11, 14-15, (London), [1985]-August/September 1986

Box 2, Folder 79

Bi Sexuality : News, Views, and Networking, v.1, nos.7, 13-14. (Long Beach, CA: Gibbin Publications), August 19, 1988; February 26 & March 10, 1989

Box 2, Folder 80

Chicago Bi-Ways (v.6, no.2), March/April 1984

Box 2, Folder 81

Ha-Yonah, The Dove : Newsletter of Congregation Ahavat Shalom, 1984-1990

General note

Scattered issues lacking.
Box 2, Folder 82

The Jewish Gaily Forward. [Newsletter for Congregation Sha'ar Zahav], May, July/August 1988

Box 2, Folder 83

North Bi Northwest : the Newsletter for the Seattle Bisexual Women's Network (v.2, no.5-v.5, no.6), October/November 1989-February 1992

General note

Scattered issues lacking.
Box 2, Folder 84

Viva: the International Magazine for Women v.1, no.10; v.2, no.5. (New York: Viva International), July 1974, February 1975