Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Shirley Willer, Tape 2 of 4, Side A, July 11, 1987

Item

Title

Shirley Willer, Tape 2 of 4, Side A, July 11, 1987

Subject

Autobiography, Homosexuality, Coming Out, Women, Men, Discrimination, Women's Political Organizations, Queer Activism

Description

This is a recording of Shirley Willer talking about her life. She talks about her experience with men, her experience as being labeled a lesbian, coming out to family and friends, how she discovered the existence of homosexual organizations through ONE Magazine, discrimination, the DOB, her initial expectations when first joining the organization, becoming chapter president, duties and achievements as president, conflicts surrounding the DOB, her decision to step down as chapter president, and the dissolution of DOB.
Marion Glass is recorded as well. She talks about her relationship with women, joining the Mattachine Society, and about DOB’s activist approach.

Creator

Shirley Willer, Marion Glass

Date

7/11/1987
4/4/2015

Extent

1.42 GB

Language

English

Type

Sound

Identifier

SPW1312_Shirley Willer Tape 2 of 4 Side A_1987july11
SPW1312

Rights Holder

Lesbian Herstory Archive

Physical Format

Audio Cassette

Digital Format

WAV

Citation

Shirley Willer, Marion Glass, “Shirley Willer, Tape 2 of 4, Side A, July 11, 1987,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 25, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/706.