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Nelson, Kristi


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

Kristi Nelson interviewed by Elizabeth Weissert, 2012 April 3

Scope and Contents In this oral history Kristi Nelson describes her experience as a social activist throughout her life and the many forms her activism has taken. The interview follows the course of Nelson’s life from her experiences as the child of activist parents to her current role in non-profit fundraising. Nelson’s story encompasses her more radical social activism in high school and college. She reflects on the feminist and lesbian separatist movements in the early 1980’s, focusing on her experience as...
Dates of Materials: 2012 April 3