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Gillespie, Peggy



Narrator in Kelly Anderson's Documenting Lesbian Lives course, Spring 2010

Found in 3 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

Family Diversity Projects records

Identifier: SSC-MS-00698

The Family Diversity Projects records date from 1993 to 2010 and document the organization's work in designing exhibits and authoring books that portray gay and lesbian families, multiracial families, families suffering from mental illnesses, people with disabilities, and transgender people.

Dates of Materials: 1993-2010

Peggy Gillespie interviewed by Alanna Dick, 2010 April 2

Scope and Contents In this oral history Peggy Gillespie describes her childhood growing up in New York City and Tenafly, New Jersey. The interview focuses on her desires, sexual attraction, and relationships through her life starting with crushes in primary school. Gillespie’s story is a primary source of a bisexual women’s experience with love, lust and sexual relations. The interview also includes narrative about Gillespie’s second husband’s death and their adopted daughter. Gillespie speaks to the...
Dates of Materials: 2010 April 2