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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity Center records

 Collection 0221-UA

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity Center serves all student, faculty, staff, and alumni of the University of Maryland and advocates for an equitable community. The LGBT Equity Center values leadership, collaboration, and social justice and works to provide training and resources on topics such as LGBT advocacy and inclusion. One of the major topics covered by these records is the extension of benefits to domestic partners. Other topics discussed include the Equity Center's speaker's bureau, Allies Month, Lesbian and Gay History Month, gender identity, and diversity.This collection consists of materials documenting the work of the Equity Center and its director, Luke Jensen, including administrative correspondence, group meeting minutes and agendas, reports, job descriptions, study results, newspaper clippings, flyers, academic proposals, and LGBT curriculum.

Preliminary inventories are available and can be found in the "Additional Description" section of this finding aid.


  • 1969-2011
  • Majority of material found within 1994-2004

Use and Access to Collection

This collection is unprocessed. This means that materials are in the same state we received them and have not been reviewed for content or condition. The collection may need to be screened prior to use. Please contact us before visiting the Special Collections reading room to view this collection.

Duplication and Copyright Information

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


8.00 Linear Feet

Related Material

Additional information about the LGBT Equity Center and other University of Maryland LGBT offices can be found in the University Publications collection. See UPUB L14 through L16 for the LGBT Equity Center, the Lesbian and Gay Staff and Faculty Association, and the Office of LGBT Studies. There is also material related to the President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues, the Pride Alliance, and B-Glad (Bisexuals, Gays and Lesbians of African Descent).

Guide to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity Center records
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Finding aid written in English.

Library Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives

University of Maryland Libraries
Hornbake Library
4130 Campus Drive
College Park Maryland 20742