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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
Scope and Contents In this oral history Kate Wolfe describes her childhood in Texas, her estranged relationship with her stepfather and elder siblings and the year spent sleeping in a car while her parents moved the family across the country in search of work. The interview focuses on Wolfe’s romantic, intellectual and emotional life since grade school, her employment history and her lesbian identity. Wolfe’s story illuminates the experiences of working-class lesbians, perspectives on the “queer” label,...
Dates of Materials: 2011 April 9