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Hopkins, Lee Ann


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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

Lee Ann Hopkins interviewed by Sophie Nathan, 2014 March 16

Scope and Contents In this oral history Hopkins describes her childhood in an upper-middle-class family and growing up in a suburb of Kansas City, Kansas. She describes how her Protestant roots and Christian identity sheltered her from dating men and from homophobia. Then she describes her transformative higher education experiences that led to her coming out as a lesbian. She discusses coming to terms with her sexuality, significant partnerships with women, her politics, and her experience moving from the...
Dates of Materials: 2014 March 16

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