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Lesbian Line Correspondence, 24 Aug 1989 - 2 Mar 1993

Identifier: GD61/4/2/1

Scope and Contents

Correspondence received by Lesbian Line, which comprises: discussions with Lothian Regional Aids Group and Edinburgh District Council; requests for information and publicity material about Lesbian Line; planning for International Women’s Day; press coverage on Edinburgh District Council’s funding of gay and lesbian groups; staffing matters relating to training, applications and resignations; conference notes; and discussions with other lesbian and women’s groups.

Also included is correspondence from service-users seeking advice and information, along with replies from members of the Lesbian Line team. Topics discussed include isolation/loneliness, custody of children, and gay social venues.

External correspondence received and sent by: Woman’s Counselling Service, North Berwick; Lesbian Link; Newcastle Lesbian Line; Edinburgh District Council; Lothian Regional Council; the Women’s Network, Edinburgh; Fife Friend; East of Scotland National Union of Students (NUS); Parents’ Friend; Spittal Street Centre; the Labour Research Department; The Lesbian Archive; and National AIDS Manual.


  • Creation: 24 Aug 1989 - 2 Mar 1993

Conditions Governing Access

This file is closed and will not be open to public access until 1 Jan 2065 – 1 Jan 2069, depending on year of correspondence.

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Repository Details

Part of the Lothian Health Services Archive Repository

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