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Gay rights

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Curtis Decker collection

Identifier: MS 3294

The collection consists of materials related to and collected by Curtis Decker, a lawyer, lobbyist, and advocate involved in LGBTQ+ rights in Baltimore, Maryland. These materials date from approximately 1982 to 1992 and include newspaper clippings, newspaper articles related to Curtis Decker, an issue of the "Baltimore Gay Paper," documents in support of an anti-discrimination bill for Baltimore, and a photograph depicting the signing of Baltimore’s gay rights bill in 1988.

Dates: 1982-1992

Joseph Kohl photograph collection

Identifier: PP 0284

This collection contains photographs by Joseph Kohl, a photojournalist whose career spanned the 1980s to the early 2000s.

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Dates: 1980-2002

Mark Procopio collection

Identifier: MS 3218

The Mark Procopio Collection consists of ephemera, newspapers, and audiovisual material related to the LGBTQ+ movement in Maryland. Much of the material relates to Free State Justice, and its predecessor, Equality Maryland, which provide legal aid to the LGBTQ+ community.

Dates: 1988 - 2014

Wilson-Welihindha marriage papers

Identifier: MS 3256

This collection contains materials related to the marriage of Ryan Wilson and Shehan Welihindha, which was one of the first same-sex marriages to take place in the State of Maryland on January 1, 2013.

Dates: 2012-2013