Letter from Edra Bogle to Jerry Stout, June 13, 1977

Title

Letter from Edra Bogle to Jerry Stout, June 13, 1977

Subject

Texas Gay / Lesbian Task Force
Bogle, Edra; Stout, Jerry

Description

Originally formed as the Texas Gay Task Force, the TGLTF was the first statewide gay/lesbian organization in Texas. Organized in 1973 for the purpose of planning annual conferences (until 1990), the TGLTF served as the parent organization for the Lesbian/Gay Democrats of Texas and the Lesbian/Gay Rights Advocates.
Letter from Edra Bogle to Jerry Stout, editor of the Denton County Enterprise, responding to his confusion over the push for gay rights. Bogle explains the discrimination and harassment that comes with being openly gay in this time period and how changing laws and ordinances can help to stop this.

Date

6/13/1977

Rights

Materials may not be used without permission. For more information, contact us at (940) 898-3751 or womenshistory@twu.edu.

Format

2 pgs.

Language

en

Type

Letters
Manuscripts

Identifier

MSS380_letter_19770613

Is Part Of

Texas Gay / Lesbian Task Force Records, 1970s-1991.

Accrual Method

Gift

Provenance

Bogle, Edra

Rights Holder

Woman's Collection, Texas Woman's University, P.O. Box 425528, Denton, TX 76204

Files

MSS380_letter_19770613_page01_redacted.jpg
MSS380_letter_19770613_page02.jpg

Citation

“Letter from Edra Bogle to Jerry Stout, June 13, 1977,” TWU Digital Exhibits, accessed June 18, 2024, http://exhibits.twu.edu/ex/items/show/280.