Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Straight Talk About Lesbians, 1980

Item

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Title

Straight Talk About Lesbians, 1980

Description

An educational film strip about lesbian women in which several speak frankly about who they are, as well as their culture and history. Features women discussing their experiences, histories, and perspectives as lesbians, including coming out and living in a homophobic society. Also features discussions with children about their experiences having lesbian parents, as well as with the parents of lesbians. Notable is the discussion of lesbian music, with many songs played throughout.

Video restoration created by digitizing two filmstrips and accompanying cassette tape and assembling through computer video editing program.

Creator

Lizabeth R. Diamond

Date

1980

Contributor

Buffy Dunker
Eleanor Kendrick
Karen Harding
Jackie Kelly
Yvonne Celeste Forrest
Maryanne McCarthy
Jane Weiss
Gail Bradley
Carol Arber
Bill Bland
E.G. Burkhart
JEB
Colleen Byrnes
Tee Corinne
Jay Doster
Maria Flores
Linda Gordon
Lee Ann Huber
Alix Jeffry
Bettye Lane
Cynthia MacAdam
Jane Meyers
Peggy Mitchell
Jude Moore
Constance Perenyi
John Tobin
Jane Weiss
Bob Wellington
Susan Wilson
Kate Winter
Holly Near
Teresa Tull
Alix Dobkin
Kay Gardner
Margie Adam
Jeff Langley
Meg Christian
Virginia Rubino
Gioia Siciliano
Judy Mayham
Cris Williamson
Linda Tillery
Karen Kane
Linda L. deQuello
Porter Mortell

Rights

Copyright held by Lizabeth R. Diamond

Language

English

Identifier

ST001

Physical Format

Filmstrip

Digital Format

.mp4 file

Duration

01:02:16

Citation

Lizabeth R. Diamond, “Straight Talk About Lesbians, 1980,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 19, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/1024.