Council on Religion and the Homosexual Subject File
Span Dates: 1972
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.
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.
Information about the file is available at the Library online catalog or by inquiring at Special Collections.
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.
Council on Religion and the Homosexual,
United Methodist Church (U.S.),
San Francisco [CA],
Church work with gays -- United States,
Clergy -- Political Activity,
Council on Religion and the Homosexual -- History,
Gay liberation movement -- Religious aspects,
Gays -- Religious Life,
Gays -- United States -- History -- 20th Century -- Sources,
Lesbians -- Religious life,