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Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Press Association Records, 1982-1984 Coll2011.051*
Coll2011.051*  
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Description
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.
Background
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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0.4 linear foot. [5 folders]
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