Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections

Neighborhood Voices: Sonny Wainwright Interview, Part 1

Item

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Title

Neighborhood Voices: Sonny Wainwright Interview, Part 1

Description

Sonny Wainwright discusses coming out in 1948, navigating the Village bar scene as a young college student with her lover Kelly, and the social life of lesbians in the 1950s. Wainwright found support in the bars as well as her close circle of closeted friends prior to the formation of the Gay Women’s Alternative.

Creator

Neighborhood Voices

Language

English

Identifier

VID014

Episode Title

Sonny Wainwright

Series Title

Neighborhood Voices

Interviewee

Sonny Wainwright

Physical Format

U-Matic Video

Digital Format

.mp4 file

Duration

00:20:30

Citation

Neighborhood Voices, “Neighborhood Voices: Sonny Wainwright Interview, Part 1,” Lesbian Herstory Archives AudioVisual Collections, accessed June 28, 2022, http://herstories.prattinfoschool.nyc/omeka/items/show/975.