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Richardson, Holly


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

Holly Richardson interviewed by Katy Morris, 2010 March 26

Scope and Contents This interview covers Richardson’s childhood, young adult and adult life history. There is a strong focus on her working-class background and her rural childhood experiences growing up on a farm. There is also an emphasis on her queer gender identity and sexuality, which includes the story of her father’s gender identity and suicide. The interview also covers Richardson’s experience in an abusive relationship, which became the catalyst for her subsequent activism. A large portion of the...
Dates of Materials: 2010 March 26