Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Ruth Berman, Connie Kurtz , and Deborah Dickson Interview with Bay Area Reporter, 2001

Item

Title

Ruth Berman, Connie Kurtz , and Deborah Dickson Interview with Bay Area Reporter, 2001

Description

In this interview with an unknown reporter, Ruth Berman and Connie Kurtz discuss their lives in context with the recent documentary about their life directed by Deborah Dickson, who is also interviewed.

Ruth and Connie discuss how they met, their early activism within their communities, being married to men and having families, and their eventual falling in love with one another and coming out as Lesbians. They discuss their relationships with their families then and now, and the importance of coming out of the closet.

Deborah talks about her process when working in this film, and how she tried to make the film for both gay and striaght audiences

Date Created

June 29, 2001

Language

English

Identifier

SPW 1867

Interviewee

Ruth Berman
Connie Kurtz
Deborah Dickson

Citation

“Ruth Berman, Connie Kurtz , and Deborah Dickson Interview with Bay Area Reporter, 2001,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed May 24, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/1175.