A recording of the Lesbian and Gay Employment Rights Conference, sponsored by The Lesbian Rights Project at the Hastings Law School in San Francisco on June 15, 1985. This is a one hour program consisting of six panelist discussions of various aspects of the gay employment discrimination issue. The panel is hosted by Roberta Ackenberg, the directing attorney for The Lesbian Rights Project, Larry Brinkin, Union Activist and plaintiff in Brinkin vs. Southern Pacific Railroad, Matt Coles, local attorney and author of San Francisco, Berkeley and Los Angeles anti-discrimination ordinances and author of Domestic Partnership ordinance, Walter Johnson, from the Department Store Employees Union local 1110, Carmen Vasquez, community organizer with Community United Against Violence, Larry Bush, journalist and Lisa Katz, Coordinator of the AB1 Documentation Project and former lobbyist for NOW, and Anne Marie Wagstaff for Fairness for Lesbians and Gays. Recorded by Katharine Davenport at KPFA. Music performed by the Berkeley Women's Music Collective and Charlie Murphy. This recording was formerly cataloged as IZ0381.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.