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Herstories:  Audio/Visual Collections of the LHA

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  • Tags: Sexuality

Stella Stone, April, 1978 (Tape 1)

Stella describes growing up in a broken home, and having to take on a lot of responsibilities. Explains her curiosity in women as she got older. Later, she discusses how her bisexuality made her feel different than everyone.

LHA Daughters of Bilitis Video Project: Barbara Grier, Tape 1 of 4, November 27, 1987

Barbara Grier discusses her personal experiences with developing her identity. She describes lesbian nightlife and particular lesbian frequented in her youth.
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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…

Andy, April 28, 1982 (Tape 4)

At the start of the interview, Andy talks about the first time someone asked her about sex. She talks about her experience going with hookers. She discusses butches and femmes and argues that femmes aren't "true" lesbians.

Enit, October 3, 1978 (Tape 1)

Enit discusses facing her sexuality at the age of 12 and coming out to her family despite her frustration at their lack of acceptance. She goes on to discuss her social life and dating in Buffalo, NY, noting how she used to meet women at bars but…

The Personal or the Political - I / Conference on Feminist Theory, September 29, 1979 (Tape 1)

In addition to Audre Lorde, Linda Gordon, Manuela Prairie, Jessica Benjamin, Bonnie Johnston, Camille Bristow, and Susan McHenry participated in the panel. The recording includes a question and answer session between panelists and audience members.…

Mabel Hampton, 1981 (Tape 1)

Oral history interview of Mabel Hampton. Mabel discusses her relationships during her twenties, including how and why she chose her sexual partners and her relationships with married women. She relates a story about being caught with her partner's…

Mabel and Joan Peters; Mabel and Joan Nestle (Tape 1)

Oral History interview of Mabel Hampton. Conversations between Joan and Mabel about a book Mabel enjoyed, working at the Lesbian Herstory Archives, a documentary film in the making, and Mabel's early life and sexuality.

Power, Oppression and the Politics of Culture: A Lesbian/Feminist Perspective; Fourth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women, 1978, 25 August. (Tape 3 of 3)

Audio recording of a panel presentation at the Fourth Berkshire Conference on the History of Women. The session entitled "Power, Oppression and the Politics of Culture: A Lesbian/Feminist Perspective" included Audre Lorde