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Pornography -- Social aspects -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Diana Russell papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SSC-MS-00752
Overview The papers consist primarily of the "930 completed interview schedules about women's experiences of rape, incest, extrafamilial child sexual abuse, etc." done in 1978 under the direction of Russell at the Institute for Social Analysis.
Dates of Materials: 1978-2006

Dolores Alexander papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00582
Overview Writer; Reporter; Lesbian activist. The Dolores Alexander Papers consist of correspondence, writings, and other documents pertaining to Alexander's work as a writer (freelance and as employed by Time, Inc.); files pertaining to Alexander's activism in NOW, Women Against Pornography, and to broader feminist and lesbian issues; files documenting the history of Mother Courage Restaurant in New York; books and audiovisual materials on the subject of achieving financial independence, and Alexander's...
Dates of Materials: 1945-1998; Majority of material found in 1960s-70s

Gloria Steinem papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00237
Overview Journalist; feminist; political activist; co-founder, Ms magazine; co-founder, Women's Action Alliance; co-founder, Ms Foundation for Women; and co-founder, National Women's Political Caucus. In addition to providing a complete picture of the life of an important feminist leader, the Gloria Steinem Papers document women at the grassroots level of the feminist movement, whose letters to Steinem demonstrate her role as a symbol of the changes they were experiencing in...
Dates of Materials: 1940 - 2011

Joan E. Biren papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00587
Overview Joan E. Biren, known as JEB, is a filmmaker, photographer, and lesbian activist who has been professionally known for documenting lesbian lives and communities since the 1970s. She became particularly well known in the 1980s for her slideshow and historical lecture affectionately known as The Dyke Show, with which she toured extensively. This collection includes JEB’s personal and professional records, and is rich in documentation of her photography and...
Dates of Materials: 1944-2019

Violence Against Women collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00410
Overview Collection documents efforts to draw attention to and provide resources and support for women victimized by violence. Topics include domestic violence, pornography, rape and sexual assault, shelters, counseling services, and legal support for victims. Materials include creative writing and personal stories, national legislation, reports, newsletters, and a variety of printed material.
Dates of Materials: 1967-1990

Women Against Pornography Newsreport, 1982-87

 File — Box B00833: [Barcode: 310183630459765]
Identifier: (OCoLC)70741062
Scope and Contents The newsletter of Women Against Pornography, this publication includes news, analysis, calls to action, and reviews about objectified women in media.
Dates of Materials: 1982-87

Women Against Sexist Violence in Pornography and Media, 1981

 File — Box B00833: [Barcode: 310183630459765]
Identifier: (OCoLC)18597986
Scope and Contents This newsletter, published in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, includes calls for direct action, media reviews, re-prints of articles about the sexualization and abuse of children and women, and a calendar of the group's upcoming events.
Dates of Materials: 1981

Women Against Violence (in Pornography and Media News Page), 1977 - 1982

 File — Box B00833: [Barcode: 310183630459765]
Identifier: (OCoLC)9935323
Scope and Contents This was the newsletter of Women against Violence in Pornography & Media, which began as part of the Berkeley Women's Center in Berkeley, California.
Dates of Materials: 1977 - 1982