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Herstories:  Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA

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Billye Talmadge, Tape 1 of 2

Billye Talmadge discusses her early experiences as she came to understand her own preferences and sexuality, and the support she received from her college dean, classmate, and mother. She describes her role in the Daughters of Bilitis and the…
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Stella Rush & Helen Sandoz, Tape 3 of 3, May 15, 1987

Stella Rush and Helen Sandoz are interviewed in 1987. The interview mostly concerns Stella Rush, who talks about her childhood; specifically her encounters with incest and molestation. She also talks about her experiences with police discrimination…
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Billye Talmadge, Tape 2 of 2

Billye Talmadge discusses her early experiences as she came to understand her own preferences and sexuality, and the support she received from her college dean, classmate, and mother. She describes her role in the Daughters of Bilitis and the…
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Lou + Jane, November 8, 1981 (Tape 3)

The interviewee discusses the time she considered getting a sex change. She talks about religion. At the end she talks about getting respect. There is significant distortion at the end of the tape.

Lou and Jane discuss their sexual relationship…
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Judy, [year unknown], February 5

Judy describes her experiences over the past thirty years up to the point of the interview. Topics discussed include cheating (“playing around”), polygamous lesbian relationships, fights in bars, holiday celebrations, friendship, same-sex…
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Shane, undated (Tape 1)

Shane talks about getting into trouble during her teenage years and how her father kept sending her to all-girls schools thinking it would straighten her out. She speaks about gay bars in Buffalo and Pittsburgh. She tells a story about running away…
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Bobbie, June 30, 1984 (Tape 2)

Bobbie speaks on the nature of her various relationships, including patterns of sex and co-habitation, being confused about her significant other identifying as a man in public, she addresses the existence of her children, using men after prison to…
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Buff, December 27, 1979 (Tape 1)

Buff discusses the impact of the Metropolitan Community church on her life and the gay-rights movement. Mentions activities in Tucson, AZ. She stresses that current lesbians should know that there is more to life than the bars, but that in her time…