Sohodski, Constance M. [Barrett]
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Scope and Contents In this oral history Connie Barrett discusses growing up in a working-class, Irish family in New Jersey and her life in New York from the 1970s to 2012. Barrett focuses on her class-consciousness, issues of class in political organizing, and her spirituality throughout the interview. Of her political activism, she discusses her involvement with WIN magazine, Lesbian Feminist Liberation, the Committee of Lesbian and Gay Male Socialists, and OLOC [Old Lesbians Organizing for Change] as well as...
Dates of Materials: 2016 April 2
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