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Gold, Joyce


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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

Joyce Gold interviewed by Annie Berman, 2014 October 31

Scope and Contents In this oral history, Gold remembers her childhood in Pennsylvania, and how she would spend her young adulthood searching for a close-knit community of strong women like the one she grew up with. Finding the women’s movement in the 1970s, Gold reflects, was powerful and saved her life – it was about coming home, and finding community again. Gold links her spirituality, feminism, and lesbianism while reflecting on what it was like to be an activist in the 1970s. She speaks of the...
Dates of Materials: 2014 October 31

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