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Ahl, Brenda J.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Brenda J. Ahl interviewed by Sydney Ramirez, 2016 March 12

Scope and Contents In this oral history Brenda Ahl describes her childhood and adolescence in Southern California. The interview covers her career and experience as a woman in male-dominated fields, coming to terms with and reconciling her gay identity and Christian faith, and her experience as a single gay mother in the 1990s and the challenges of step-parenthood. Ahl reflects on lesbian and gay life in the military in the early 80s, gay and lesbian nightlife in Savannah, GA and northern California, and the...
Dates of Materials: 2016 March 12

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

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