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Sorrell, J.M.


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

J.M. Sorrell interviewed by Tamara Nehls, 2016 March 24

Scope and Contents In this oral history JM Sorrell talk about her experiences growing up as a tomboy, moving often, dealing with her mother’s alcoholism and going to Catholic school. Sorrell describes how she came out as a lesbian and first discovered feminism at the University of Kentucky in Lexington and her experience of the lesbian feminist community in Northampton. She talks about her experience living and working in San Francisco and the ways its many forms of diversity influenced her view of the...
Dates of Materials: 2016 March 24

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