Skip to main content

Bisexual Organizing Project Records

Identifier: Tretter-353

Scope and Content

The Bisexual Organizing Project records include BECAUSE conference materials, Bisexual Organizing Project newsletters, reports, surveys, needs assessment, publications, and event flyers, brochures, and circulars. The collection also includes financial documents, grant related materials, administrative documents, and program records. The Bisexual Organizing Project collection’s emphasis is on the BECAUSE Conferences between 1999 and 2003.


  • 1988-2009, undated


Language of Materials

Collection material in English

Restrictions on Access

Items in this collection do not circulate and may be used in-house only. Materials will be retrieved from and returned to storage areas by staff members.

Restrictions on Use

Please contact staff regarding copyright status of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Historical Note

The Bisexual Organizing Project is based in Minneapolis and offers community support, outreach, and education for the bi community. The Bisexual Organizing Project runs the BECAUSE conference, the Midwest conference on bisexuality, and the Twin Cities Bisexual Resource Center. Their programs included the Bi Cities!, the Bi Forum, the Bi Hotline, they participated in the Speaker bureau, and the Bi History Project.


3 boxes (2.71 linear feet)


The Bisexual Organizing Project records include the administrative records and resource documents used by the Bisexual Organizing Project for the Bisexual Organizing Project.


This collection has been maintained in its original order and is listed by folder title.

Source of acquisition

The collection was donated in 2015 by the Bisexual Organizing Project.

Related Materials

Elise Mattheson papers, 1981-2005

PhilanthroFund records

Max Gries papers

Processing Information

The Bisexual Organizing Project records were processed by Jennifer Shaw as part of a project financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.

Bisexual Organizing Project records, 1988-2009
Jennifer Shaw
February 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

Contact The Jean Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies Collecting Area