Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

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


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


Nikki Nichols talks about The Ladder and its role in lesbian history, and gives her thoughts about which leaders loomed large in the DOB. She brings up the Act or Teach “controversy” of the early 60s. She mentions problems with drug culture in San Francisco during the 60s. She also talks about her enthusiasm for active protest/picketing, and the difficulties of getting gay activists and rallies in California outside of San Francisco.


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“Nikki Nichols, Tape 2 of 2, May 14, 1987,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed April 22, 2024, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/421.