Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard and Lothian Lesbian Line Annual Report and Accounts, 1995-1997
Scope and Contents
The report for 1995-1996 discusses the following: the creation of a development plan; the requirement for future accommodation and the options available; the importance of Switchboard highlighted by Gay Men's Health's Needs' Assessment; the receipt of hate mail and the investigation outcomes; and prioritising Lesbian Line's core duties and defining their role within LGLS.
The report for 1996-1997 discusses the following: the extension of the financial year due to the move to Limited Company status; LGLS's funding and the affects of local government reorganisation; Switchboard's availability and the need for more volunteers, phone lines, and training to meet demand; Switchboard's role in Safer Sex education; and Lesbian Line's continuing priorities.
Statistics are provided to outline the following: the changing pattern of calls received by LGLS and Lesbian Line; the introduction of safer sex; and Switchboard's availability. Reports are also provided on face to face befriending work, training, advertising and publicity, fundraising, and finances.
Statements of accounts are included for 1995-1997, as well as an Accountant's Report to the members on the Unaudited Accounts of Lothian Gay and Lesbian Switchboard Ltd for a six month period ending 31/03/1997.
Conditions Governing Access
- From the Fonds: Sinclair, Cecil James Herbert , 21 May 1931 - 20 October 2004 (gay rights activist) (Person)
- From the Fonds: Edinburgh Befrienders (Organization)
- From the Fonds: Edinburgh Gay Switchboard and Lesbian Line (Organization)