Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association Records, 1982-1984 Coll2011.051*

Finding aid prepared by Marc LaRocque
ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
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Title: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA) Records
Identifier/Call Number: Coll2011.051*
Contributing Institution: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Language of Material: English
Storage Unit: 1
Physical Description: 0.4 linear foot. [5 folders]
Date (inclusive): 1982-1984
Abstract: Meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, memoranda, clippings, flyers, press releases, bylaws, and financial records documenting activities of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA), a member chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association (GLPA), 1982-1984. The LAGALPA was founded in 1982 to serve as a professional trade organization advocating for the interests of gay and lesbian journalism.
creator: Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association.

Scope and Content

Meeting minutes, correspondence, membership rosters, memoranda, clippings, flyers, press releases, bylaws, and financial records documenting activities of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA), a member chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association (GLPA), 1982-1984. LAGALPA was founded in 1982 to (like the GLPA) serve as a professional trade organization advocating interests of gay and lesbian journalism. The collection primarily documents the LAGALPA's founding, as well as its preparations for the GLPA's 1984 national conference, which was held in Los Angeles.

Historical Note

Founded in 1982, the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association (LAGALPA) was a member/chapter of the national Gay and Lesbian Press Association. "The purposes of LAGALPA shall be to promote the growth and improvement of the gay and lesbian communications media; to stimulate the advancement and recognition of gay and lesbian press/media persons both within and beyond the gay and lesbian communications media; to ensure and promote ethical standards of journalism; to encourage fair and sound financial management and advertising practices; to foster an interchange of skills and resources; to increase understanding and improve communication among gays and lesbians of all races within the community at large; and to protect and defend the freedom and integrity of the press and other media."

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Preferred Citation

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association Records, Coll2011-051, ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives, Los Angeles, California

Processing Information

Processing this collection has been funded by a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.
In order to provide access to this collection, minimal processing on this collection was expedited in 2011. Date spans were given wherever possible, but do not reflect the most accurate inclusive dates.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Gay journalists
Journalism
Professional associations--United States