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Gays For Equality fonds

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1973-1992
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of correspondence, planning documents, press releases, memos, writing and publications, surveys, lectures, panels and community social events, reading materials, and records of political activism and activities undertaken or supported by Gays For Equality members, or by and for m…
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Textual records
Date Range
1973-1992
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Creator
Gays For Equality
Fonds Number
F0006
Language
English
Physical Description
36 cm textual records
Extent
.36 m
History / Biographical
Gays For Equality (GFE) was established in 1973 as a student group at the University of Manitoba to provide information and counseling to gay men and lesbians, and to engage in public education on homosexuality to reduce prejudice and fear. Founding members included William (Bill) Lewis. Long term active members included Chris Vogel and Richard North. Early activities included a phone counseling service and small lending library. Originally intended to serve students, GFE soon became a vital resource for the greater gay and lesbian community of Winnipeg, working collaboratively with other gay and lesbian organizations, sponsoring and supporting community projects and efforts, and finding ways to educate and engage the wider public on gay and lesbian topics. In 1983 the GFE office moved from the University of Manitoba campus to the Winnipeg Gay Community Centre, forming the nucleus of what would become known as the Gay Resource Centre, which provided meeting space for community members and special-interest groups. During this time GFE and the wider community engaged in important political work and activism, campaigning for inclusion of Sexual Diversity in the Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. In July of 1988, due to the dissolution of the Winnipeg Gay Community Centre, attributed to changes within the lesbian and gay community, the Winnipeg Gay/Lesbian Resource Centre was officially established as an independent entity. The former GFE Counselling Unit was amalgamated into the Gay/Lesbian Info Line. The accumulated reference and research collection, together with the library founded by GFE and later managed by The Council on Homosexuality and Religion, were combined as the Resource Centre Library. In 1999 The Winnipeg Gay/Lesbian Resource Centre once again evolved, becoming the Rainbow Resource Centre with an expanded mission to serve Manitoba’s gay, lesbian, transgender, two-spirit and bisexual communities
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of correspondence, planning documents, press releases, memos, writing and publications, surveys, lectures, panels and community social events, reading materials, and records of political activism and activities undertaken or supported by Gays For Equality members, or by and for members of Winnipeg’s gay and lesbian community. The fonds also contain newsletters, zines, correspondence and notices from other Gay and Lesbian organizations in Manitoba, as well as Canada and internationally.
Storage Location
/01-03 : 5.8.6
Places
Winnipeg Manitoba Canada
Access Restrictions
Open
Conservation
Records on thermal paper have been photocopied.
Arrangement
In processing the records, original order was kept where possible. Arrangement was imposed on records where no original order was discernible. Duplicate files were removed where unnecessary for context. Records for the Oscar Wilde Memorial Society (OWMS) were included in several of the later accessions for GFE, as they shared committee/board members. Records that are clearly from the OWMS (meeting minutes, correspondence or other records on OWMS letterhead etc) have been removed from the GFE fonds and placed in the OWMS fonds. Contains series: 1- Governance and Administration 2- Activities and Advocacy 3-Media and Press 4-Events and Lectures 5-Human Rights Campaign 6-Counsellling Unit 7-Community Resources 8-University of Manitoba
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
1983-024, 1985-005, 1986-010, 1987-018, 1996-022
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Governance and Administration

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
Series
Scope and Content
Contains records related to the governance and administration of Gays For Equality, including a constitution, correspondence, financial records, records relating to the physical office space, successor organizations and political organizing.
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Creator
Gays For Equaility
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
Physical Description
5 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Contains records related to the governance and administration of Gays For Equality, including a constitution, correspondence, financial records, records relating to the physical office space, successor organizations and political organizing.
Access Restrictions
Open
Description Level
Series
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Constitution and Organizational Activities

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Constitution and record of organizational activities, policy positions, file status
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-001
Language
English
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Constitution and record of organizational activities, policy positions, file status
Storage Location
Box 1
Access Restrictions
Open
Description Level
File
Less detail
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Documents reporting on organizational budget, grant applications, summary of finances
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-002
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Documents reporting on organizational budget, grant applications, summary of finances
Storage Location
Box 1
Access Restrictions
Open
Description Level
File
Less detail
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Documents relating to the rental of office space, and the moving of GFE offices
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-003
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Documents relating to the rental of office space, and the moving of GFE offices
Description Level
File
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Correspondence - general

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Uncategorized general correspondence by, to, and about GFE
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-004
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Uncategorized general correspondence by, to, and about GFE
Storage Location
Box 1
Description Level
File
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Correspondence, intra-organizational conflict

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Collection
Archives
ParallelTitle
Correspondence between GFE members addressing intra-organizational conflict, includes resignation letters
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-005
Physical Description
Textual records
Access Restrictions
Open
Description Level
File
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Winnipeg Gay / Lesbian Resource Centre

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Records relating the successor organization of GFE
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-006
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Records relating the successor organization of GFE
Description Level
File
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National and Political policy and debate and parties

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Date Range
[between 1975 and 1980]
Scope and Content
Records and correspondence relating to National and Provincial political policy, proceedings and debate
Collection
Archives
Date Range
[between 1975 and 1980]
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-007
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Records and correspondence relating to National and Provincial political policy, proceedings and debate
Storage Location
Box 1
Description Level
File
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New Democratic Party, National and Provincial

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Description Level
File
Scope and Content
Correspondence and position papers presented at NDP conventions
Collection
Archives
Part Of
Gays For Equality fonds
Fonds Number
F0006
Series Number
1
File Number
F0006-01-008
Physical Description
Textual records
Scope and Content
Correspondence and position papers presented at NDP conventions
Storage Location
Box 1
Description Level
File
Less detail

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