Collection Info

Council on Religion and the Homosexual Subject File

Span Dates: 1972

Description

The Council on Religion and the Homosexual Collection consists of one folder of printed materials from the Council on Religion and the Homosexual. Larger collections of materials concerning the CRH can be found in the Phyllis Lyons and Del Martin Papers and the Donald Lucas Papers.

Hist/Bio Note

The Council on Religon and the Homosexual was started in 1965 in San Francisco by a group of ministers centered at Glide Memorial Church gathered to consider the role of the churches in ministering to gays and lesbians. Branches were opened, notably in Southern California, New York, and Washington, D.C.

Finding Aid

Information about the file is available at the Library online catalog or by inquiring at Special Collections.

Location

The collection is held in the Wilcox Collection of Contemporary Political Movements (Kansas Collections) at the Special Collections Department of the Spencer Library at the University of Kansas.
http://spencer.lib.ku.edu/kc/wilcox.htm

Index Terms

Christian-GeneralMattachine SocietyCouncil on Religion and the HomosexualLucas, DonaldLyon, PhyllisMartin, DelUnited Methodist Church (U.S.)CaliforniaSan Francisco [CA]Christianity -- United StatesChurch work with gays -- United StatesClergy -- Political ActivityCouncil on Religion and the Homosexual -- HistoryGay liberation movement -- Religious aspectsGays -- Religious LifeGays -- United States -- History -- 20th Century -- SourcesLesbianism -- Religious aspectsLesbians -- Religious lifeHomosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Christianity