Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Pat, June 6, 1978 (Tape 1)

Item

454.jpg

Title

Pat, June 6, 1978 (Tape 1)

Subject

Lesbian community--New York (State)--New York
Lesbians--Family relationships
Lesbian bars
Lesbians--Sexual behavior
Lesbian couples

Description

Side A: Pat discusses her definition of lesbianism and her attitude towards “radical lesbians.” She also discusses her background, including her relationship with her family and her experience at an all-girls Catholic school. She talks about how and when she realized she was a lesbian and describes her early relationships with women. She discusses leaving home and experiencing gay bars for the first time in the 1950s. Finally, she discusses butch and femme roles and how they have changed.


Side B: Pat discusses why she does not have many gay friends and why she does not identify with the lesbian community. She talks about her relationships and her feelings about sex.

Creator

Interviewee: Pat, Interviewer: Madeline Davis

Date Created

1978-06-06

Extent

Side A: 46:16
Side B: 43:04

Medium

mpeg
wav

Language

eng

Type

Sound
PhysicalObject
Oral History Interview

Identifier

SPW #454

Rights Holder

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

Citation

Interviewee: Pat, Interviewer: Madeline Davis, “Pat, June 6, 1978 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed December 6, 2021, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/42.