Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis

Phyllis Lyon, Del Martin: Beyond the Daughters of Bilitis

This collection documents many decades of Phyllis Lyon & Del Martin’s work for and leadership of, the LGBT movement and the women’s rightsmovement in both in San Francisco and nationally. Included are minutes, correspondence, and notes related to their work with the ACLU, the SanFrancisco Coalition for Human Rights, the Commission on Crime Control and Violence Protection, the Institute for the Advanced Study of HumanSexuality, the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women, and the San Francisco Human Rights Commission. Lyon and Martin were alsocentral to the struggle that pushed the National Organization for Women to an understanding of the centrality of the freedom to sexual expression.

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