Religion and Spirituality

LGBT History Project Logo
October 4, 2017

Chris Dietz was born on April 6, 1975 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He lived in Carlisle shortly after he was born, before moving to Perry County with his parents and younger sister. There, he attended West Perry School District and participated in...

Alex Reber
October 4, 2017

Barry Loveland interviews Alex Reber, now 32, who relates fascinating stories of what it was like growing up as an only child of an Evangelical Christian family raised on a farm in Bethel, a rural town between Harrisburg and Allentown and...

Cecelia Wambach
July 30, 2018

Cecelia Wambach was born on May 26th, 1942 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Cecelia begins the interview by talking about her family life, the dynamics of her relationship with her parents and religion, and how those facets shaped her adult identity...

Collection: LGBT Oral History

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View Item: PDF icon Transcription of LGBT Oral History 131: Cecelia Wambach

Dignity/Central PA Brochure - undated
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Dignity/Central PA brochure explaining the mission of this Harrisburg, PA chapter of the national Dignity organization. This local chapter was founded in 1975.

Collection: LGBT-036 - Valerio

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Organizations: Dignity/Central PA

View Item: PDF icon Dignity/Central PA Brochure - undated

Membership Application (Dignity/Central PA) - undated
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Membership Application for Dignity/Central PA.

Passover Program from Dignity/Central PA
1985-1999

Steven Leshner became a member of Dignity/Central PA, a Catholic organization for LGBTQ+ individuals that has been active in the Harrisburg, PA area since 1976, in the 1970s, where he participated in events and activities, as well as became part...

Dignity/Central PA Anniversary and Holiday Bulletin
1980 - 1986

Richard H. Hause was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, on May 21, 1947, and moved to Harrisburg after he graduated from high school in 1965. After coming out to his family when he was eighteen, Richard began working for the State Government in...

Various items with Valerio's artwork
1980 - 1994

These materials contain artwork designed by Lawrence Valerio for LGBT events and organizations in Central PA, including Dignity of Central PA, a forum for human concerns, a place of seeking for greater self, knowledge, and wisdom, an affirmation...

Gay Switchboard of Harrisburg Items
1979, 1980 - 2009

Colin Kreitzer was born in 1947 in Enola, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Wormleysburg, PA with his parents and his younger sister. He attended West Chester College (now West Chester University) and moved to Harrisburg in 1977, where he began...

Various paper items from collection
1991 - 2003

This collection was donated anonymously by an individual associated with the Metropolitan Community Church (MCC) of the Spirit in Harrisburg, PA.

The Newspapers Clippings series documents issues such as same–sex marriage, the relationship...

Dignity/Central PA program
1946, 1970 - 2017

John Barns was born in Perry County, PA. He graduated from Greenwood High School in 1960 and then joined the Pennsylvania National Guard during the Vietnam War, where he was in the armored tank division. After discharging from the military, Barns...

Three members standing in front of snack table at the Dignity/Central PA Great South Lawn Picnic – Summer 1983
Summer 1983

This is a photo of three group members standing in front of the snack table during Dignity/Central PA's Great South Lawn Picnic, held in Summer 1983. This picture is found on page 19 of the PDF of the Dignity/Central PA Scrapbook.

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Collection: LGBT-029 - Leshner

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