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LW (pseudonym)


Found in 2 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

LW (pseudonym) interviewed by Samantha Weiss, 2014 October 21

Scope and Contents In this oral history L.W. describes the influence of her family on her music and Jewish identity. She also describes the challenges of coming out to her family and living closeted while in college. She talks at great length about her involvement in the feminist movement, both what that entailed and how that involvement affected her and others in the movement. She discusses the intersection of her Jewish identity within the queer movement and some of the Jewish, lesbian, feminist...
Dates of Materials: 2014 October 21

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