Series 10 - Youth Related Organizations / Resources

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

Youth Related Organizations / Resources

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

  • Source of title proper: Title based on content of series.

Level of description

Series

Reference code

CA EDM MS-595-10

Edition area

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Dates of creation area

Date(s)

  • 1988 - 2002 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

12 cm of textual records; 2 posters; 3 items of clothing.

Publisher's series area

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Archival description area

Custodial history

Scope and content

The history around Edmonton’s Gay youth related organizations and resources is not easily separated from the broader Gay and Lesbian organizations established for the entire Edmonton queer community, regardless of age. However, in recent years there is growing attention paid to the role of gay-straight alliances in schools, and creating safe spaces for LGBQT youth to express their sexuality. Historically in Edmonton, an organization for Gay and Lesbian Youth (GALYG) was offered as a program of McMan Youth Service and GATE (Gay Alliance Toward Equality); with the group producing their first newsletter in January 1988. The Pink Triangle Youth Group of Edmonton was formed ca. 1993 and operated out of the Gay and Lesbian Community Centre (GLCCE) of Edmonton. It offered space for young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 to gather for social interaction, education, and information sharing. Operating from November 1994 through September 1995 was a committee titled the Edmonton Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Youth working committee, which reported to the GLCCE Board of Directors. A program titled Youth Understanding Youth was established at the Centre ca. 2003, and once the GLCCE became the Pride Centre, similar meeting spaces and programs for youth continued to operate (under names including: Queer HangOut; Queer Youth CampOut; YouthSpace; and Pride Youth).

This is a small series, but one that may well expand as further accruals are received. The records consist of documents related to GATE’s Gay and Lesbian Youth Group; the Pink Triangle Youth Group of Edmonton; and other GLCCE youth initiatives. The bulk of the series consists of printed resources and reference materials related to counselling gay and lesbian youth; related youth studies and reports; and some correspondence. Included with the papers are three pink triangle t-shirts created for Pride ’92 week.

Notes area

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

The records are organized with textual material described first, followed by files containing reference articles and studies and reports.

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

Finding aid available at repository.

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

Further accruals are expected.

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number area

Standard number

Access points

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Control area

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Level of detail

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres