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DJ, January 6, 1980

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DJ, January 6, 1980


Lesbians--United States--Identity
Lesbians--United States--Psychology
Lesbian Herstory Archives
Lesbian and gay experience


DJ discusses the time she went to the hospital and was diagnosed as a homosexual. She remembers that the doctor suggested she try going out with a man to determine the extent of her feelings toward women. She also recalls that the doctor told her she must learn to live with society and to control her emotions in public.

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1980, Jan. 6


DJ (Interviewee) Madeline Davis (Interviewer), “DJ, January 6, 1980,” Herstories: Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA, accessed February 18, 2020,