Keith Roberts collection
Scope and Contents
This collection includes five oversized posters housed in one box.
- Roberts, Keith (Compiler, Person)
Biographical / Historical
Keith Roberts first moved to Tampa in 1977, where he became involved in LGBTQ+ activism after coming out as a gay man. Throughout his career, Roberts served as spokesman for the Florida Human Rights Task Force in an effort to fight against legal discrimination of the LGBTQ+ community. Roberts works as a lawyer and has represented clients who faced discrimination due to AIDS status and sexual orientation. Roberts is also one of the founding members of Tampa's Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.
Language of Materials
The Keith Roberts collection includes a series of posters related to LGBTQ+ events, culture, and politics in the Tampa Bay area. Organiations and events represented include the First Annual Gay & Lesbian Pride Film Festival, the Tampa Bay Gay Men’s Chorus, and Pride Fest.
- Gay and lesbian -- Tampa (Fla.) Subject Source: Usfspeccol
- Gay and lesbian rights movement Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gay men -- Florida Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- LGBTQ+ activists Subject Source: Local sources
- Queer community Subject Source: Local sources
- Keith Roberts collection
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