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Out in Front
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Show 108
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Loyola Marymount University, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library
California Revealed from Loyola Marymount University
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This documentary episode of "Life and Times" tells the story of gay rights activists in Los Angeles. Torie Osborn is the executive director of L.A.’s Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center, and the only woman in the two decades of its existence to hold the post. As the county’s largest gay and lesbian organization, it is frequently the template of change for similar organizations around the country. Osborn has been a lesbian activist since the early 1970s. She produced and promoted lesbian woman’s music, and was the Southern California coordinator of the No on 64/ Stop LaRouche Campaign. In the second half of the episode, the documentary follows Morris Kight. Kight, in his 70’s, has been a life-long activist for human rights and a pioneer of the gay and lesbian movement in Los Angeles, He was the founder of L.A.’s Gay Liberation Front in 1969 and has been involved at the forefront of other causes such as: the Gay and Lesbian Community Services Center; Christopher Street West; The Stonewall Democratic Club and the McCadden Place Collection. Kight has been a member of the Los Angeles Commission on Human Relations for 12 years, and was the comission’s president in 1988-1989.
moving image
1 Tape of 1
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
KCET-TV Collection of Life and Times video recordings
Loyola Marymount University
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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