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Stewart, Pamela "Stewie"


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

Pamela "Stewie" Stewart interviewed by Alison DeBoise, 2016 March 16

Scope and Contents In this oral history, Stewart describes her childhood in a Catholic, working-class, white family and community in Connecticut. She details her experience as a young college woman in serious relationships with a man and a woman, discovering she is a lesbian, and encountering the lesbian community in Tallahassee, FL. She also talks about her discomfort with the ideas of radical lesbian feminism. Stewart’s story illustrates a perspective of lesbian and feminist politics that was moderate and on...
Dates of Materials: 2016 March 16

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