Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Lambda Legal Forum, 1982

Item

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Title

Lambda Legal Forum, 1982

Description

This video depicts a panel discussion between Rosalyn Richter, the then Executive Director and attorney for Lambda Legal, and Rhonda Copelon, the then an attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights and law professor at CUNY Law School moderated by David A.J. Richards, a teacher of Constitutional Law and Legal Philosophy at NYU School of Law .

The speakers discuss values and gay rights issues through the context of individual choice versus choice that brings harm. Richter and Copelon discuss and answer questions about Roe v. Wade and housing for queer youth. The video then cuts to a document entitled "Anti Gay Legislation: an Attempt to Sanction Inequality." An individual then holds up a Lambda document entitled “Court Approves Gay Adoption.”

Date

1982-10-28

Format

video/mp4

Extent

PT17M42S

Medium

Video cassette U-matic

Identifier

MSTR 13

Citation

“Lambda Legal Forum, 1982,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed July 15, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/1296.