Camden Council Women’s Committee minutes, agendas and appendices, spanning Jan-Sept 1987.
Issues and topics include: domestic violence; policing reforms; International Women’s Day 1987 celebrations; home and community care; lesbian and gay rights; women employed in, and users of, social work services; women and employment; women and housing; strategic planning for Camden into the 1990s; Camden Lesbian & Gay Committee’s work.
Material relating to the establishment of a Lesbian and Gay Committee on Camden Council.
Includes: correspondence; flyers re public consultation, Camden Lesbian Day (3rd May 1986) and conference, ‘Lesbians and gay men – working and campaigning for lesbian and gay rights in London… in local government’ (19th April 1986); proposals for committee; posters (x2) for meeting to elect representatives to Lesbian and Gay Committee (1987).
Material relating to Camden Council’s Lesbian & Gay Unit and Lesbian & Gay Committee.
Includes: correspondence; flyers for events and affiliates including Camden Lesbian Day 1986 and Camden Women’s Bus; flyers and questionnaires re public consultation; a poster for Camden Lesbian Day 1986; flyers re lobbies against Section 28 and funding cuts to lesbian and gay services.
Material relating to local women’s and lesbian & gay services.
Includes: Hackney Council Women’s Unit newsletter (Mar 1994); CLCBLG information pack (inc. membership application form and events calendar for 1991/2); Lesbian Archive & Information Centre press release re loss of funding (1991); CLCBLG annual report for 1985/6; Black Lesbian and Gay Centre newsletter (Jun/Jul 1993).
Material relating to Camden Council Lesbian and Gay Unit, including: circulars for public meetings and consultations; invitations to training days and events; correspondence re setting up a Unit steering group; role descriptions for Unit workers; and related material.
Material relating to Camden Lesbian and Gay Project, including: press releases, bulletins/digests, correspondence and circulars regarding establishing a Lesbian and Gay Unit within Camden Council; material (including flyer and follow-up notes) from Camden Lesbian Day on 3 May 1986; proposals for a L&G Unit by a Women’s Committee Lesbian Project Worker; and related material.
Folder of press cuttings relating to LGBTQ+ life and issues including homophobia, sex education, HIV/AIDS, politics and more.
Also contains press coverage of CLCBLG’s premises at 54-56 Phoenix Road. Titles include: Evening Standard; Capital Gay; Islington Gazette; Guardian; Camden New Journal; Camden and St. Pancras Chronicle; Haringey Advertiser; the Sun; Independent; Enfield Advertiser and more.
Leaflets, flyers and posters for centres, organisations and events for Black lesbians.
Includes material that refers to: Camden Black Lesbian & Gay Centre (BLGC); London Rape Crisis Centre; Lesbian Archive & Information Centre; Blacklesbians Support Network; Over 40s African & Caribbean Women; Women’s Night Out: Lesbian Issues; CLCBLG; SWAPO Women’s Solidarity Campaign; Lesbian and Gay Solidarity with South African Workers (LGSSAW; run from Gay’s the Word); Lesbians in Coalition; Guarana’s [a lesbian club night]; the Afro-American Studies dept and African Student Union at San Diego State University; Young Black Zami Group; Blackchat at Shelburne Young Women’s Centre; Young Black Lesbians Group; West Hampstead Women’s Centre; Peckham Black Women’s Centre; Centerprise Word Up Women’s Café; Salsa Soul Sisters, Inc; Lesbians in Love and Trouble; Camden Black Sisters; Young Black Zamies; Kiran Asian Women’s Aid; Black Lesbian Defence Campaign; Brixton Black Women’s Centre; Blacklesbian Support Network; The Audre Lorde Project: Centre for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two-Spirit & Transgender People of Color Communities; South Asian Lesbian & Gay Network; Friday Group (Lesbian & Gay Black Group); Hackney Black Lesbian Group; Nyitera House [Uganda]: Desire’s Night Out; Zami II National Blacklesbian Conference; Press Gang Publishers (leaflet for Not Vanishing by Chrystos); Third World AIDS Advisory Task Force & San Francisco AIDS Foundation; Shakti South Asian Lesbian and Gay Network; Lesbian Information Network; Women’s Resource Centre; Sinister Wisdom lesbian journal; Rape Counselling and Research Project; West London Cyrenians; Sisterwrite bookshop.