"We don't discriminate against homosexuals, we just don't hire them."

Emma North-Best filed this request with the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States of America.
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Due May 8, 2019
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From: Emma North-Best

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Materials relating to a Stanford Daily (CA) article dated 8 December 1982, titled '"Gay couple" unsuitable for CIA' (CIA-RDP90-00806R000201030015-9) written by Jim Steyer and Mike Calabrese. Please include, but do not limit the search and production to:

Materials generated as part of the application process
Materials generated as part of the interview process
Materials generated as part of the refusal to hire either individual
Materials generated in response or reaction to the article
Materials describing the Agency's 1982 policy towards LGBTQIA hirings.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Emma Best

From: Central Intelligence Agency

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.