Collection Info

Quaker Lesbian and Gay Fellowship (United Kingdom)

Span Dates: 1974-1978; 1966-2004

Description

There are two ephemeral collections at the Hall-Carpenter Archives. The first, the Friends Homosexual Fellowship Collection consists of newsletters, leaflets, a conference report, and an address by Jeremy Greenwood. The second, Quaker Lesbian and Gay Fellowship, includes early pamphlets: "Towards a Quaker view of sex: an essay by a group of Friends", published by the Friends Home Service Committee (London, 1966 reprint); Homosexuality from the inside", by David Blamires, published by the Social Responsibility Council of the Religious Society of Friends (London, 1973); and "Friends Homosexual Fellowship: a Quaker gay group", NUS Gay Rights Mailing no.4, nd, as well as many later publications.

Hist/Bio Note

Originally the Friends Homosexual Fellowship, it adopted this name in 1991.

Finding Aid

There are no finding aids for the ephemera collection, but a search lists several collections with materials related to this Quaker group.
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Location

This collection is held in the ephemera collection of the Hall-Carpenter Archives at the British School of Economics and Politics Library (London, UK)
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Index Terms

Friends/QuakersGays -- United Kingdom -- History --20th Century -- SourcesUnited Kingdom