Charna Klein Papers, 1970-1996Accession 5090. Charna Klein is a gay rights activist and psychological anthropologist who has done extensive research into gay and lesbian counseling services and the lesbian/gay mental health movement. She is a founding member of Congregation Tikvah Chadashah, a GLBTQ Jewish congregation in the Puget Sound area.
John M. Eccles Papers, 1946-1977Accession 4517-001. Born in Buckley, Washington, John Eccles was active in the Los Angeles Mattachine Society during the 1960s. The collection consists of published gay pamphlets, newletters, magazines and ephemera along with Eccles's notes for a thesis, a small amount of correspondence, audio tape recordings of lectures and discussions on homosexuality, and transcripts of interviews and radio programs.
Lesbian Mothers National Defense Fund papers, 1967-2004Accession 5837. Officially titled the Geraldine V. Cole Papers, Cole was a founding member of the Seattle based Lesbian Mothers National Defense Fund in the 1970s. The collection mainly features items about the LMNDF's activities.
Women's March on Seattle, 2017, Women's March Collection
Seattle Women's March, 2018, Pacific Northwest Political Marches, Rallies and Parades Collection
Don Paulson Collection of Political and Social Ephemera, 1953-2007This collection contains a variety of ephemera gathered by Seattle-born author, artist, and chronicler of local drag culture, Donald Charles "Don" Paulson (1933-2012). Most items are flyers and posters about many events and issues regarding queer activism, events, and protests.
Northwest Lesbian and Gay History Museum Project oral historiesAccession 5929-001. An oral history collection of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and heterosexual narrators focusing on the conditions the narrators experienced before the activist period, the early homophile movement in Seattle, the founding or early days of activist and service organizations, and ongoing activism since those times.
American Civil Liberties Union of WashingtonThe ACLU is an unwavering voice of liberty in courtrooms, legislatures and public squares, willing to take on clients, causes and cases that advance our basic rights, without regard to popular whim or the current political climate, and paying particular attention to the rights of those people who have historically been disenfranchised.
Basic Rights OregonBasic Rights Oregon will ensure that all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Oregonians experience equality by building a broad and inclusive politically powerful movement, shifting public opinion, and achieving policy victories. Basic Rights Oregon is a member of the Equality Federation.
Equal Rights Washington (ERW)Equal Rights Washington (ERW) is Washington’s largest statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) advocacy and community outreach organization. ERW's mission is to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Washingtonians.
The Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle and the Olympic and Rainier EmpireThe Court of Seattle Organization dba The Imperial Sovereign Court of Seattle & The Olympic and Rainier Empire is a 501(c)(3) non profit social/charitable organization whose purpose is to provide funds and services to other non-profits within the Gay and Lesbian Community of Seattle and King County Washington.
PFLAG-OlympiaParents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) - Olympia is the local chapter of the nation's foremost family-based organization committed to the civil rights of gays, lesbians, bisexual and transgender persons.
PFLAG BellinghamParents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered and questioning persons, their families and friends. We do this through support, to help cope with an adverse society; education, to enlighten all; and advocacy, to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights. PFLAG provides opportunities for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity, and works to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.
PFLAG Corvallis-AlbanyParents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) provides love and support for all family members and friends. We work to create an environment of understanding so our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered children can live with dignity and respect.
PFLAG PortlandParents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays (PFLAG) supporting LGBTQ persons, their families, and friends through love and understanding, education, and advocacy.
PFLAG SeattleThe Seattle Chapter of Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well-being of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, their families and friends through: support to cope with an adverse society; education to enlighten an ill-informed public; and advocacy to end discrimination and secure equal civil rights. Parents, Families & Friends of Lesbians & Gays.
Your Family, Friends and NeighborsYour Family, Friends and Neighbors (YFFN) is a grassroots organization dedicated to advancing equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people through community organizing, advocacy and leadership strategies that empower LGBT communities and their allies who work for progressive social change.
43rd Annual Pride Parade, Seattle, 2017, Pacific Northwest Political Marches, Rallies and Parades Collection