Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Bonnie, June 9, 1984 (Tape 1)

Item

SPW504_Bonnie.JPG

Title

Bonnie, June 9, 1984 (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbian and Gay Experience
Lesbians--United States--History
Lesbians--United States--Identity
Parents
Lesbian bars

Description

Bonnie discusses the lesbian community in which she came out and lived during the 1960s. She describes the difference of experience for butch and femme lesbians in public during this time, the roles butches and femmes play within relationships, and the social expectations involved. Other topics include Bonnie's lesbian mother, alcoholism, lesbian bars, Bonnie becoming actively gay at Catholic school, her way of flirting, and monogamy and infidelity within the lesbian community.

Creator

Interviewee: Bonnie
Interviewer: Madeline Davis

Date Created

1984-06-09

Extent

Side A = 31:13 minutes
Side B = 31.23 minutes

Medium

mpeg
wav

Language

eng

Type

Sound
PhysicalObject
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW 504

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953

Citation

Interviewee: Bonnie and Interviewer: Madeline Davis, “Bonnie, June 9, 1984 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/171.