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Davenport, Kate


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Documenting Lesbian Lives Oral History Project oral histories

Identifier: SSC-MS-00661
Abstract Documenting Lesbian Lives is a collection of life histories with people who consider themselves to be (presently or at one time) lesbian, queer or bisexual. The project provides a complex and nuanced collective story of American lesbian history and experience. Narrators include grassroots activists and political organizers; educators and academics; musicians, writers, and artists; as well as community and religious leaders. They come from a variety of class, ethnic, racial, social, and...
Dates of Materials: 2010-2020

Kate Davenport interviewed by Karla Faber, 2012 April 6

Scope and Contents In this oral history Kate Davenport discusses her unstable childhood, and moving to Boston by herself at a young age. She talks about her time at UMass and at the Smith School of Social Work and the challenge of finding herself throughout her adolescence and adulthood. The importance of parenting is highlighted throughout the interview, as well as her exploration of tools, like yoga and therapy, she utilized to overcome the abuse and neglect of her childhood, to bring her to her current...
Dates of Materials: 2012 April 6