Alliance for Full Acceptance
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss 0205
Abstract Administrative records, subject files, correspondence, audiovisual materials, and born-digital files documenting the activities of the Alliance for Full Acceptance (AFFA), a Charleston, South Carolina-based organization that advocates for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. Materials relate to AFFA’s partnerships with the grant organization the Freeman Foundation, and with LGBTQ organizations including South Carolina Equality Coalition (SCEC), We Are...
Identifier: Mss 0216
Abstract The collection consists of the papers of Linda G. Ketner, philanthropist, political candidate, and activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights. The papers include reference and operating files and audiovisual and born-digital materials relating to Ketner’s 2008 campaign for South Carolina Congressional District 1. There are also working files and planning materials and audiovisual and born-digital materials relating to Ketner’s volunteer work with nonprofit...
Identifier: Mss 0206
Abstract These records contain operating files, newsletters, and event files documenting the activities of the Lowcountry Gay & Lesbian Alliance (LGLA), a Charleston, S.C. nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and opposing discrimination. Topics include LGBTQ civil and legal rights including same-sex marriage, homophobia, and coming out as a member of the LGBTQ community. Materials also relate to LGLA’s partnerships with other...
Identifier: Mss 0207
Abstract This collection contains assorted ephemera, photographs, and audiovisual materials documenting the research interests of James T. Sears, author of several books on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) history in the South. The collection includes materials relating to female and male impersonators and LGBTQ music. Notable items include the typescript of a poem by Allen Ginsberg, a American flag belonging to openly gay airman Leonard Matlovich, and the signature of Sir...
Dates: circa 1908-2001
Identifier: Mss 0218
Abstract This collection consists of the papers of Charlie Smith, white activist for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) rights, political candidate, and real estate broker. The papers include biographical material about Smith. There are also subject files and audiovisual materials from Smith’s political campaigns for Village Council in Miami Shores, Florida, and for South Carolina House District 119 in Charleston, South Carolina. There are professional papers relating to Smith’s...