Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, Lori Palmer, Verna Thomas, Marvin Steakley, Charles Tandy, February 26th, 1987

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A recording of the candidate screenings of Lori Palmer, Verna Thomas, Marvin Steakley, and Charles Tandy during their run for Dallas City Council positions in 1987. Each candidate had time to discuss their answer to suvery questions answered beforehand, as well as follow-up questions from the audience on clarification on candidates' positions on equal rights.

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3 sound recordings (1 hr., 2 min., 58 sec.) ; audio cassette

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Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition February 26, 1987.

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A recording of the candidate screenings of Lori Palmer, Verna Thomas, Marvin Steakley, and Charles Tandy during their run for Dallas City Council positions in 1987. Each candidate had time to discuss their answer to suvery questions answered beforehand, as well as follow-up questions from the audience on clarification on candidates' positions on equal rights.

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3 sound recordings (1 hr., 2 min., 58 sec.) ; audio cassette

Notes

All four candidates for the Dallas City Council positions were given a questionnaire with six questions: [1] "Do you think that gay men and lesbian women should have the same civil rights?" [2] "Do you as a Texas citizen repeal section 2106 of the Texas penal code which criminalizes the private sexual behavior of consenting adults?" [3] "Do you support the inclusion of the repeal section 2016 of the Texas penal code as part of the Texas Dallas legislature agenda?" [4] "Support the increased funding towards aids health care, social services and public education?" [5] "Do you agree that AIDS is a handicapping position and that a person with AIDS should not be discriminated in employment, housing, insurance, education, etc?" [6]"Should they be denied employment from the City department because of sexual orientation?"

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  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_AR0887-003-006
  • Accession or Local Control No: UNTA_AR0887-003-007
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1452979

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  • Preferred Citation: Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong Papers (The Dallas Way), University of North Texas Special Collections

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LGBT Collections

Publications pertaining to issues relevant to the LGBT community. The collection includes The Dallas Voice, a weekly newspaper for the gay community in North Texas that has been published since 1984.

Louise Young and Vivienne Armstrong Papers (The Dallas Way)

Sound recordings of the Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition's screening interviews of candidates running for public office in Dallas in 1987 and 1988. Also includes a video conversation about the Dallas Gay Political Caucus from 1996.

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  • February 26, 1987

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  • Feb. 19, 2019, 7:47 a.m.

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  • Oct. 2, 2019, 3:57 p.m.

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Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition. Lesbian/Gay Political Coalition Dallas Mayor and City Council Election Candidate Screenings, Lori Palmer, Verna Thomas, Marvin Steakley, Charles Tandy, February 26th, 1987, audio recording, February 26, 1987; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1452979/: accessed March 29, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.