Texas Human Rights Foundation Collection (The Dallas Way)

About the Texas Human Rights Foundation

The Texas Human Rights Foundation, Inc. (THRF), formerly known as the Houston Human Rights Defense Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit foundation established on June 6, 1978. THRF's purpose is to end discrimination based on sexual orientation or HIV status through litigation, education, and legal assistance. THRF sponsors and supports litigation, publishes booklets and newsletters, and holds events that inform Texans of their legal rights. THRF also has hotlines and an attorney referral program in order to inform and supply legal counsel to those in need.

About the Collection

This digital collection contains correspondence and publications dated 1976-2001 pertaining to THRF's Black Tie Dinner, the board of directors, the board of trustees, corporate finances, litigation, and partner organizations. The items are drawn from a larger collection of THRF materials available in tangible form in the UNT Libraries' Special Collections. For more information about the physical collection, see the finding aid.


The Dallas Way generously funded the digitization of this collection.

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