Collection GB1534 LP - The Lesbians and Policing Project (LesPop)

Aims and Objectives What LesPop Are Currently Working On Lespop's work with Black and Minority Ethnic Lesbians Lespop's work with people with disabilities Police Raids - A Briefing Paper Defending Women on Marches Interim report Annual report Caseworker Recruitment Application Pack
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Reference code

GB 1534 GB1534 LP

Title

The Lesbians and Policing Project (LesPop)

Date(s)

  • 1984 - 1990 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

Two archival boxes.

Context area

Name of creator

(1984-1990)

Administrative history

The Lesbians and Policing Project (Lespop) was a project developed from the Gay London Police Monitoring Group (GALOP) in 1985 in order to support lesbians in relation to the abuse faced from the police. Based in London they offered workshops and phone-line services often focusing on how race and disability intersected with sexuality to influence treatment of lesbians by the police. Their advice focussed on how to deal with police raids, tactics for demonstrations, legal advice, and information on Section 28. Lespop also sought to research treatment of Lesbians by the police by working with lesbians in London.

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Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Part of the Lesbian Archive and Information Centre Collection, transferred to Glasgow Women's Library in 1995.

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Scope and content

The collection consists of papers relating to the activities of Les Pop including organisational papers, funding information and promotional material.

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No further accruals expected.

System of arrangement

The collection has been organised into four thematic series. Original order has been maintained where possible.

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Language of material

  • English

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Description control area

Description identifier

LP

Institution identifier

GB1534

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000).

Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created by N.Maksymuik, April 2020.

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  • English

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