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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Beth Caurant describes her childhood in a working-class family in Western Massachusetts, and her early relationships with girls and women in the 1960s and 1970s. Her interview focuses on the successes and struggles she faced as the founder and guitarist in the band Lilith. Throughout the interview, Caurant reflects on the lesbian community in Northampton, her identification as a natural feminist, and her thoughts on current LGBT and feminist politics such as transgender...
Dates of Materials: 2016 April 1
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