Letter from Edra Bogle to Ken Adrian Cyr, January 31, 1982

Title

Letter from Edra Bogle to Ken Adrian Cyr, January 31, 1982

Subject

Texas Gay / Lesbian Task Force
Bogle, Edra; Cyr, Ken Adrian; Sutton, John

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 Ken Adrian Cyr, the founder of the Texas Gay Conference. Bogle is concerned that the group is going to stagnate due to lack of board meetings and public outreach. Cyr was serving as moderator when Bogle wrote to him with her concerns. She believes that California and "the East" are making mistakes by asking for gay rights without also educating the public. She asks that Cyr act as the leader the believes he can be and reminds him that he "agreed to provide leadership" when he became moderator. Letter was CCd to John Sutton.

Date

1/31/1982

Rights

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Format

2 pgs.

Language

en

Type

Letters
Manuscripts

Identifier

MSS380_letter_19820131

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

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MSS380_letter_19820131_page02.jpg

Citation

“Letter from Edra Bogle to Ken Adrian Cyr, January 31, 1982,” TWU Digital Exhibits, accessed June 16, 2024, http://exhibits.twu.edu/ex/items/show/284.