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Nikki Nichols, Tape 1 of 2, May 14, 1987

Nikki Nichols describes her coming out process, and experiences with older lesbian women as a teenager. Discusses changing views on butch/fem issue. Laments the lack of lesbian groups in Sacramento, as well as describing issues with and fears of…

Kay O'Hara and Gerrie Morrison, Tape 1 of 2, October 20, 1988

Kay O'Hara and Gerrie Morrison are interviewed in 1988. They both talk about their family lives, when they realized they were lesbians, coming out, their relationship and previous relationships. Kay mentions her engagement and marriage before she…

Cheryl, October 4, 1978 (Tape 1)

Side A: Cheryl discusses her experiences and the stereotypes that were associated with lesbians in college when she first first came out.
Side B: Cheryl discusses her relationships, including sexual relationships and partnerships. She shares her…

Portia, September 24, 1978 (Tape 1)

The gay movement has taken the lesbian community out of the bars or the "gay underworld," as compared to when she came out in the late 1960s, about 10 years prior to the interview. Portia, age 26, is not out at her job, but is known as a feminist…

Joan, September 11, 1978 (Tape 1)

Side A: Joan discusses the distinction between butch and femme lesbians, the differences between the white and black gay communities, the Buffalo lesbian bar scene, and coming out in the 1960s.

Side B: Joan discusses the class divisions in the…