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Nikki Nichols, May 14, 1987 (Tape 1)


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Nikki Nichols, May 14, 1987 (Tape 1)


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.


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“Nikki Nichols, May 14, 1987 (Tape 1),” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed May 19, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/402.