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Jean Lerner Interview

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Jean Lerner Interview

Description

In this oral history conducted by the Rossmoor Lesbian Social Club, Jean Lerner discusses being raised Jewish by very politically active communist parents, her realization in college she was in love with her girl friend, and her disillusionment with the Communism that she was raised with. She talks about being closeted in her work as a chiropractor even though she loved her job, her decision to get pregnant and raise a daughter on her own after a struggle to find a partner who also wanted to raise a child, and then meeting her partner when she was pregnant and their family growing as they adopting their son.

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Citation

“Jean Lerner Interview,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed July 23, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/1168.