North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress Records

Span Dates: 1979-1982
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 2 folders


Meeting minutes, correspondence, press releases, resolutions, agendas, scheduling lists, clippings, financial documents, song sheets, delegate forms, delegate lists, and other material documenting planning and implementation of the North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress (NALGRC), 1979-1982. Held in Atlanta, Georgia in November of 1982, the event was a constitutional convention for NALGRC.

Hist/Bio Note

NALGRC was an organization representing the lesbian and gay caucuses of over 20 religious (primarily Christian) denominations. The North American Lesbian and Gay Religious Congress, held in Atlanta, Georgia in 1982, was "an outgrowth of the 'Strategy Conference on Homophobia in the Churches' [1979] . . . [T]hat conference brought together 16 different Lesbian and Gay caucuses from various Christian denominations, and focused on strategies for dealing with homophobia by educating denominational memberships to the insights, needs, and hopes of their Lesbian and Gay members.'

Finding Aid

A brief online finding aid is available.


The collection is held at the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives 909 West Adams Boulevard Los Angeles, California, 90007 (213) 741-0094


Ecumenical | Activist (religious institutions)