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Shaw, Peggy


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

Peggy Shaw interviewed by Eleanor Blakeslee-Drain, 2010 April 12

Scope and Contents

This oral history focuses on many phases of Peggy Shaw’s life including childhood, college, working and touring with Hot Peaches, and her hopes for the future. Shaw also discusses gay liberation, the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, second wave feminism, and the current gay rights movement.

Dates of Materials: 2010 April 12