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Winters, Marianne


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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

Marianne Winters interviewed by Megan Bowles, 2014 November 19

Scope and Contents In this oral history Marianne Winters describes her childhood growing up in a working-class, conservative Catholic family in the Syracuse region of New York. Her story details her leadership and activism in college, her own experience with traumatic violence, and her coming out process in young adulthood. The interview focuses on her work against sexual assault during the early stages of the anti-violence movement at a rape crisis center in Worcester, MA. One of her major contributions to...
Dates of Materials: 2014 November 19

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