Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Nikki Nichols, Tape 1 of 2, May 14, 1987

Item

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Title

Nikki Nichols, Tape 1 of 2, May 14, 1987

Description

Nikki Nichols describes her coming out process, and experiences with older lesbian women as a teenager. Discusses changing views on butch/fem issue. Laments the lack of lesbian groups in Sacramento, as well as describing issues with and fears of gay bars. Talks about how the discovery of DOB saved her life – socially and otherwise. Describes first DOB convention in 1960. Discusses her research into Native American attitudes towards homosexuality, as well as Native American rights movement.

Rights

See the LHA Copyright Statement
Photograph by: Morgan Gwenwald

Type

Video Recording, Oral History

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Contact Designation: Maxine Wolfe, Contact Address: 484 14th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215, Phone Number: 718-768-3953

Citation

“Nikki Nichols, Tape 1 of 2, May 14, 1987,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 25, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/402.