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Human services and the gay and lesbian population of New York City

Donna Tapper

Human services and the gay and lesbian population of New York City

emerging services, emerging issues

by Donna Tapper

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Research and Program Planning Information Dept., Community Council of Greater New York in New York, N.Y. (275 7th Ave., New York 10001) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York.
    • Subjects:
    • Social service -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Social work with gays -- New York (State) -- New York.,
    • Social work with lesbians -- New York (State) -- New York.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Donna Tapper, Mignon Sauber.
      ContributionsSauber, Mignon., Community Council of Greater New York. Research and Program Planning Information Dept.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV99.N59 T36 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination65 p. ;
      Number of Pages65
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2331415M
      LC Control Number86219277

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      The Gay and Lesbian Atlas, by demographer Gary Gates and researcher Jason Ost, is the first book to give a detailed geographic account of America's gay and lesbian households. Published by the Urban Institute Press, The Gay and Lesbian Atlas mines Census data on the characteristics of , same-sex unmarried partner couples, offering a unique statistical portrait that confirms some Author: Gary Gates. The Bureau of General Services-Queer Division is a queer cultural center, event space, and bookstore hosted by The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York.


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