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Title
Out in Front
Alternative Title
Show 108
Date Created and/or Issued
1991-12-12
1992-01-22
Contributing Institution
Loyola Marymount University, Department of Archives and Special Collections, William H. Hannon Library
Collection
California Revealed from Loyola Marymount University
Rights Information
Copyrighted. Rights are owned by KCET, Community Television of Southern California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Description
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.
Type
moving image
Format
Master
Color
Sound
Betacam
Extent
1 Tape of 1
Identifier
B-10272-3
clloy_000017
Language
English
Place
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Relation
KCET-TV Collection of Life and Times video recordings
http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/c8qr4zn7
Provenance
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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