American Women -- Lesbians

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AZ0093 Cuba and gays in Cuba : part two, 1977 / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective

Interview with Ricardo Galvon and Kathleen O'Connell, two members of the Venceremos Brigade...

Fruit Punch Collective., Gay liberation movement., Gays -- Cuba -- Personal narratives., Cuba and gays in Cuba / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, CUBA, Venceremos Brigade KPFA, July 3, 1977
AZ0094 Cuba and gays in Cuba : part one, 1976 / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective

Andy interviews Rebecca and Carlos, who have just returned from Cuba where they worked with...

CUBA, Gay liberation movement., Venceremos Brigade, GAYS AND LESBIANS, Fruit Punch Collective., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Gays -- Cuba -- Personal narratives., Cuba and gays in Cuba / produced by the Fruit Punch Collective. KPFA, June 21, 1976
AZ0181 To Briggs or not to Briggs / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi.

Panel discussion on the 1978 Briggs initiative to remove openly gay teachers and workers from...

Avotcja., Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-, Chrisman, Robert., WILLIAMS, CECIL, 1929-, Briggs initiative., Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc., Gays -- employment -- California., Elections -- California -- 1978., Discrimination in employment -- California -- Law and legislation., Legislation -- California., To Briggs or not to Briggs / produced by Avotcja Jiltonilro y Fasanmi., Yeshitela, Omali, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Sept. 10, 1978.
AZ0292 Wanderground : stories of the hill women / Sally Gearhart ; produced by Karla Tonella.

Sally Gearhart reads from her book "The wanderground: stories of the hill women" (...

Tonella, Karla., Feminist literature., Radio programs -- Fiction., Women authors, Gearhart, Sally Miller, 1931-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Apr. 22, 1979.
AZ0293 Lesbians and alcoholism / produced by Karla Tonella

Host: Ann Noolen, Lesbian Task Force of the San Francisco Commission on the Status of Women....

Noolen, Ann., Malcolm, Bonnie., Cantu, Celinda., Christian, Meg, Alcohol and women., Alcoholics -- Psychology., Lesbians -- Alcohol use, Radio call-in shows, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, January 22, 1979
AZ0294 The lesbian underground: on being a lesbian before the women's liberation movement

Sabrina Sojourner hosts a discussion on the lesbian underground, or what it was like to be a...

Gay rights--United States, Women's rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Lyon, Phyllis, Martin, Del, Lesbians -- United States, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Dec. 11, 1978.
AZ0296 Always a bridesmaid, never a groom / Robin Tyler interviewed by Denise Wagner

An interview with Robin Tyler by Denise Wagner. She talks about her background, how she got...

Tyler, Robin., Comedians., Women entertainers., Always a bridesmaid, never a groom, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians KPFA, June 23, 1979
AZ0430 Gay and pregnant: interview with expectant lesbian mother / produced by Philip Maldari

A gay lifestyle does not necessarily exclude parenthood. Many gay men and lesbians were parents...

Lesbians, Pregnant women -- Personal narratives., Gay parents., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, April 5, 1980
AZ0454 The Fire of female fury / Mary Daly.

Mary Daly (October 16, 1928 – January 3, 2010), one of the most important figures in...

Feminism, Women authors, Fire of female fury / Mary Daly.**The, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Daly, Mary, 1928-2010, Social ethics. KPFA, May 25, 1980.
AZ0499 Lesbian purges in the military / produced by Karla Tonella

Panel with four women who were in the military from 1946 until 1980 including Judy Grahn, author...

Gay military personnel, Lesbians -- United States, Lesbians, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Bond, Pat, DeBont, Debra, Isabel, Sharon, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women and the military KPFA, September 20, 1980
AZ0576 Twelve years of lesbian activism / produced by Ginny Z. Berson and Susan Elisabeth.

Twelve years of lesbian activism. Part one gives a history of lesbian life and activism in the...

Women -- Political activity., Lesbianism, Lesbians, Lesbians -- Political activity -- History -- 1970-, Lesbians -- History, Twelve years of lesbian activism / produced by Ginny Berson and Susan Elisabeth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Avedis, Sirani KPFA, June 27, 1981.
AZ0642.13 Majority report, December 23, 1982: Tara Burke, Kitchen Table, Gay and Lesbian studies at UCB, reparations

Peggy Bray and Ginny Z. Berson host Majority Report, December 23, 1982: Segments: 1. News wrap-...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Bray, Peggy., Berson, Ginny Z., Smith, Barbara, 1946-, Adelona, Ebun, Sundheim, Karen., Perry, Graham, Radio news programs KPFA, Dec. 23, 1982
AZ1134 How Virginia Bought it in California: by Nancy Stockwell

Nancy Stockwell (1940 - 1999), Bay Area lesbian-feminist author, reads from her semi-...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbian authors, Unlearning to Not Speak collective., Stockwell, Nancy KPFA, October 21, 1975
AZ1365 Lesbian moms / produced by Kim Brown and Janet Cuddihy

Kim Brown talks with three lesbian mothers, Betty, Cheryl, and Joann, and Gardener, her five-...

Lesbians, Lesbian mothers, Artificial insemination., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, March 20, 1982
AZ1366 Lesbian images in literature

Valerie Taylor talks about the history of lesbian literature in front of an audience at the West...

Taylor, Valerie, 1913-1997, Lesbian authors, Lesbian pulp fiction, Straayer, Arny Christine, Krasno, Francine, Brady, Maureen, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, December 26, 1981
AZ1675.06 Lesbian Express: Lesbian mothers (Part 2 only)

Lesbian Express presents a program on lesbian mothers. Issues concerning child-rearing, child...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbian mothers, Motherhood KPFA, 197?
AZ1755 Lesbian and gay employment rights conference / produced by Katherine Davenport.

A recording of the Lesbian and Gay Employment Rights Conference, sponsored by The Lesbian Rights...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians -- Laws and legislation, Gays--Employment, Discrimination in employment -- United States. WBAI, 21 Aug. 1985.
AZ1764 Mom's a dyke: interview with Gloria Wilson by Chana (Karen) Wilson

KPFA's Chana (Karen) Wilson's interviews her mother, Gloria Wilson. The two women are...

Lesbians, Lesbianism, Lesbianism -- Social aspects, Lesbians -- Psychology, Lesbian mothers, Wilson, Chana, 1951-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1974 (day unknown)
AZ1765 The lesbian in literature and other poems

Dramatic reading: "The Lesbian in Literature," and other poems. Recorded at WBAI-FM in...

Lesbians, Lesbianism, Lesbian authors, Lesbians -- Poetry, Lesbian literature, Lesbian poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 1975 (day unknown)
BB3264 The Lesbians / interviewed by Charles Hayden.

An informal discussion between nine lesbians, all in their early-to-mid-twenties, recorded at an...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians -- United States, Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Lesbians -- New York WBAI, 9 Dec. 1963.
BB3804.09 May Swenson reads at the Poetry Center

This is a recording of May Swenson (1913 - 1989) reading from her own work at the YM-YWHA Poetry...

Swenson, May., Poetry., Women poets, Poetry reading, Poetry Center of the 92nd Street YM-YWHA (New York, N.Y.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, August 12, 1966.
BB4475.02 Sex, sex, sex (Episode 2)

Dr. Nancy Rosser, a resident psychiatrist at the neuropsychiatric institute at University of...

Rosser, Nancy, Women's movement -- United States., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Gender, sexuality & culture, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 8 June 1970
BC0448 The contemporary lesbian : beyond stereotypes.

A radio production examining contemporary concerns for lesbians, how lesbians view themselves,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians -- United States, Lesbianism KPFK, 26 Oct. 1971; 29 Feb. 1972.
BC0645 Lesbian mothers / moderated by Susan Howe

A panel of four lesbian mothers, each with a different parenting situation and circumstances...

Parenting., Gays and child custody., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians, Lesbian mothers KPFK, 28 Feb. 1972
BC0954 Sappho was a right-on woman.

A discussion about lesbians and lesbianism in America: their oppression and liberation, their...

Sappho, Lesbianism, Abbott, Sidney., Lesbians -- United States -- Political activity, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, 29 Sept. 1972; Nov. 1972.
BC1144 She who is electric / Judy Grahn.

Women-loving poems by poet Judy Grahn (1940 - ), including She Who and The Common Women series....

Poetry, Modern., Lesbians -- Poetry, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA, Dec. 1972.
BC1145 Women in the arts : in memoriam Marilyn Monroe / Judy Grahn, Anna Hartman, Naomi Lowinsky and Rachel Lowen.

A poetry reading by Judy Grahn (1940 - ), author of "Edward the Dyke," Anna Hartman,...

Loden, Rachel., Hartman, Anna., Grahn, Judy, 1940-, Women poets, Poetry., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians -- Poetry KPFA, 28 Dec. 1972.
BC1261 The Will to change / written and read by Adrienne Rich.

Poet Adrienne Rich (1929 - 2012) reads selections of her work. Most of the poems read are from...

Poetry., Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Women poets, Lesbians -- Poetry, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 2 Dec. 1972.
BC1574 Lesbian-Feminist Dialogue / produced by Nanette Rainone.

After two years of dispute during which lesbians accused various women's groups of...

Lesbianism and feminism, Lesbianism, Lesbians, Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Steinem, Gloria, Rush, Florence, 1918-2008, Johnston, Jill WBAI, 16 Dec. 1972; 2 Apr. 1974.
BC2146.03 The lesbian in literature (Episode 3 of 4)

Cynthia Secor and Janet Cooper discuss the lesbian in literature at the 2nd Gay Academic Union...

Apuzzo, Virginia., Secor, Cynthia, Cooper, Janet., Gays in literature., Lesbian literature, JOYCE, JAMES, 1882-1941., Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946, Lesbianism, Gay Academic Union conference, Publishers and publishing -- Political aspects., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 29 July 1975
BC2337 National Women's Political Caucus: Biennial Convention, Boston 1975

Reporting and actuality from the National Women's Political Caucus Biennial Convention, held in...

National Women's Political Caucus (U.S.), Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998, Brown, Rita Mae., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, July 4, 1975
BC2380 Lesbian sisters: August 6, 1974

This episode of the series Lesbian sisters includes 1.--Conversation between women artists:...

Oxenberg, Jan, Women artists, Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Lesbians -- Songs and music, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Tessier, Linda J. (Linda Jo), Lesbian artists KPFK, 6 Aug. 1974.
BC2475 Women in the Metropolitan Community Church / moderated by Ronald Gold.

Assistant Pastor Ann Montague of the Manhattan Metropolitan Community Church and three other...

Montague, Ann., Gold, Ronald., Gays -- Religious life., Women in the Metropolitan Community Church / moderated by Ronald Gold., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 7 July 1975; 21 July 1975.
BC2542 Lesbian sisters: July 3, 1973-Getting together in the lesbian community

This episode features an examination on living in the lesbian community, and dealing with...

Etiquette for lesbians, Lesbian couples, Lesbians -- Social conditions, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians, Lesbians -- Personal narratives KPFK, 3 July 1973.
BC2627 Lesbian separation / hosted and produced by Ron Gold.

Three women who believe that lesbians can find their own identities by relating exclusively with...

Gold, Ron., Lunden, Doris., Hardin, Carol., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Lesbian separatism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 July 1975.
IZ0008 Gay poetry / read by Alma Routsong and Ronald Gold.

Alma Routsong, author of "Patience and Sarah" under the pen name Isabel Miller, and...

Gold, Ronald., Routsong, Alma., Gay poetry., Poetry, Modern., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Sept. 2, 1975.
IZ0010 The meaning (if any) of Intro 554 (Episode 12)

A "special" Gay Alternatives discussion of New York City's gay civil-rights bill...

Kantrowitz, Arnie, 1940-, Doughty, Frances., Cotter, Kitty., Gay rights., Gays -- Political activity., Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- New York., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Sept. 16, 1975
IZ0013 A lesbian video collective. Delia Davis and Nancy Houngs interviewed by Ronald Gold (Episode 15)

Delia Davis and Nancy Houngs, members of Lesbians Organized for Video Experience (LOVE), discuss...

Davis, Delia., Houngs, Nancy., Women artists, Gay organizations, centers, etc., Lesbians -- New York, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians Organized for Video Experience WBAI, Nov. 25, 1975.
IZ0016 Lesbian feminism / Charlotte Bunch ; interviewed by Ronald Gold (Episode 18)

An interview with Charlotte Bunch, lesbian-feminist theorist, on what the insights of the...

Bunch, Charlotte, 1944-, Lesbians, Feminism, Lesbianism and feminism, Lesbianism -- Social aspects, GAYS AND LESBIANS, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 23, 1975.
IZ0017 Women and men together / produced by Ronald Gold.

A discussion about the relationship between women and men in the gay movement, how the gay...

Gold, Ronald., Lafferty, Elaine., Abbott, Sidney., Hansen, Bert., Gay liberation movement., Interpersonal relations., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Dec. 9, 1975.
IZ0018 The Relationship of the Lesbian Feminist Movement and the Gay Movement : a National Gay Task Force Panel / produced by Ronald Gold.

A tape of the National Gay Task Force (NGTF)'s December 1975 panel on the relationship...

Curtis, Charlotte, 1928-1987, Gold, Ronald., Powell, Betty., Smith, Ronnie., O'Leary, Jean., Samuels, Catherine, 1947-, Bunch, Charlotte, 1944-, Wilkins, Roger W., 1932-, Gay liberation movement., Feminism, Lesbianism and feminism, Duberman, Martin B., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, Jan. 6, 1976.
IZ0449.26 Poetry reading to benefit Out & Out Books

Blanche Wiesen Cook hosts a poetry reading that took place May 11th of this year (1978) to...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women poets, Cook, Blanche Wiesen., Lesbian poets, Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Miles, Sara, 1952-, Hacker, Marilyn, 1942-, Jones, Patricia Spears, 1955-, Carter, Charlotte, 1935-, Newton, Esther WBAI, October 2, 1978
IZ0603 Holly Near / interview by Gail Pellett and Paul Gorman

Gail Pellett and Paul Gorman interview singer-songwriter Holly Near and Jeff Langley, her piano...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Near, Holly., Langley, Jeff, Lesbian musicians, Musicians -- Political activity. WBAI, Oct. 1975.
IZ0919 Mendola Report: Mary Mendola and Francis Clayton interviews

Interview with Mary Mendola, author of "The Mendola Report: A New Look At Gay Couples...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Mendola, Mary, Clayton, Frances, Same-sex couples, Lesbians WBAI, 1980?
IZ1060 The Lesbian Show - October 23, 1978: Varied Voices of Black Women

This episode of The Lesbian Show features a conversation among three of the four women from "...

African American women musicians, African American women poets, Lesbianism, African American lesbians, Tillery, Linda., Parker, Pat, 1944-1989, Watkins, Mary, Women's music, Olivia Records, Inc., The Varied Voices of Black Women concert, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 23 Oct. 1978
IZ1061.01 The Lesbian Show: September 9, 1980 - GALA lesbian pride week poetry reading

Recording of lesbian poets reading as part of Gay and Lesbian Alliance (GALA)'s Lesbian...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbian poets, Lesbian authors WBAI, 9 Sept. 1980.
IZ1061.02 The Lesbian Show: July 15, 1980 - Third World Lesbian Writers Conference (2nd annual)

The Lesbian Show, produced by Donna Allegra, features readings from the 2nd Annual Third World...

Lorde, Audre, Lesbian authors, Black women -- Social conditions., African American women authors, African American lesbians, Gibbs, Joan., Violence -- Personal narratives., African American women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cornwell, Anita, 1923- WBAI, July 15, 1980
IZ1062 Noretta Koertge: Who was that masked woman?

Viv Sutherland interviews Noretta Koertge, author of "Who Was that Masked Woman?"...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Koertge, Noretta, Lesbian authors, Lesbian literature WBAI, January 27, 1982
IZ1063 Author Alesia Kunz speaks at Womanbooks

Novelist Alesia Kunz reads from her new book "Shangrila & Linda" and other works...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women authors, Literature, Experimental., Kunz, Alesia, 1944-, Lesbian literature WBAI, 24 Feb. 1982
IZ1065 Lesbian non-mothers

Katherine Davenport of KPFA explores the thoughts, feelings, and politics of lesbians who don...

Lesbians, Lesbian mothers, Lesbians -- Social conditions, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFA August 22 and WBAI December 11 ,1985
IZ1066 Lesbian perspectives (Part 2): the Christmas holiday

The Real Live Lesbian Show's lesbian Christmas special, also called "Lesbian...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians, Lesbianism -- Social aspects, Christmas WBAI, December 20, 1977
IZ1068 Voices of lesbian pride

A celebration of the 10th annual Lesbian Pride Week, featuring poets & artists who will be...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbian poets, Lesbian authors WBAI, 23 June 1982.
IZ1069 Lesbian Pride Concert 1976 (Part 1 only)

Music of Casse Culver, Willie Tyson, Alix Dobkin, and Maxine Feldman. Casse Culver performs: "...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Women's music, Lesbians, Lesbian Feminist Liberation, Culver, Casse., Tyson, Willie, Dobkin, Alix., Feldman, Maxine WBAI, 4 Sept. 1976
IZ1070 A lacy, lacy, lacy card for Valentines Day: lesbians and femininity

A valentine from us to you with love. With comments from Susan Brownmiller, author of "...

Lesbianism, Brownmiller, Susan, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 15 Feb. 1984
IZ1078 The Velvet Sledgehammer: April 22, 1981

Poetry reading by Audre Lorde. Recorded on December 12, 1980 at Barnard College, this poetry...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre, Lesbian poets, African American women poets WBAI, 22 Apr. 1981.
IZ1082 The Velvet Sledgehammer: June 30, 1982

Production reel for the June 30, 1982 episode of The Velvet Sledgehammer, produced by Donna...

GAYS AND LESBIANS, Lesbians, Lesbianism -- History, Asian Americans., African American lesbians, Grahn, Judy, 1940-, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Asian American lesbians, Combahee River Collective, National Third World Lesbian and Gay Conference WBAI, 30 Jun. 1982
IZ1093 The Velvet Sledgehammer: December 7, 1983 (Part 1 only)

The Velvet Sledgehammer for December 7, 1983, hosted by Judy Pasternak. The program begins with...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Anderson, Jane, 1954-, Wilford, Anne, Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group), Gay entertainers., FILM FESTIVALS, Film criticism., Women filmmakers., Comedians., Women comedians, Body image. WBAI, 7 Dec. 1983
IZ1095 The Velvet Sledgehammer: March 7, 1985

Women's news with Judy Pasternak for the week of March 7, 1985, incorporating KPFA's...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Feminism, Lesbians, Radio news programs WBAI, 7 Mar. 1985.
IZ1096 Autonomy in lesbian relationships

Excerpts from a workshop from the Lavender Visions Conference held in the Spring of 1981 in Old...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians, Lesbian couples, Lesbians -- Psychology WBAI, 26 Aug. 1981
IZ1097 First Wednesday: November 4, 1981

First Wednesday, monthly wrap-up of news, views and interviews of interest to the gay male...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Gays -- New York (N.Y.)., Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights, GAY RIGHTS, Gay rights. WBAI, 28 Oct., 1981
IZ1181 Gwen Avery in Concert

A performance by jazz and gospel singer Gwen Avery in concert at Cooper Union's Great Hall...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, African American women musicians, Lesbian musicians, Avery, Gwen, 1915-2001 WBAI, 15 Dec. 1979.
IZ1220 Nice Jewish girls

Excerpts from a reading by women whose work appears in Nice Jewish Girls: A Lesbian Anthology,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Jewish literature., Lesbian authors, Jewish lesbians, Beck, Evelyn Torton WBAI, 29 Nov. 1982.
IZ1238 Two women singers / Casse Culver and Willie Tyson

Casse Culver and Willie Tyson, two lesbian folk singers, perform at an unknown venue. They...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbian musicians, Tyson, Willie, Culver, Casse. WBAI, 1976.
IZ1339 Audre Lorde interviewed by Judy Simmons

This is a recording of Judy Simmons interviewing Audre Lorde during a late-night show on WBAI in...

Lorde, Audre, Simmons, Judy Dothard, The black unicorn, Poems, African-American Women, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 1979.
IZ1349.09 Women and the world in the 1980s: November 20, 1982-Audre Lorde

Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews poet, essayist and civil rights activist Audre Lorde (1934-1992)...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre, African American women poets, African American women authors WBAI, November 20, 1982
IZ1349.14 Women and the world in the 1980s - August 8, 1983: Interview with Kitty Tsui

Blanche Wiesen Cook interviews Chinese-American lesbian poet Kitty Tsui (b. 1952), who was born...

Tsui, Kitty, Women poets, Asian American women, Lesbian poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, 8 Aug. 1983.
IZ1427 The Varied Voices of Black Women: an Olivia Records concert

This is a recording of the final concert from the Olivia Records tour "The Varied Voices of...

African American women musicians, Olivia Records, Inc., Women's music, African American women poets, Avery, Gwen, 1915-2001, Tillery, Linda., Watkins, Mary, Parker, Pat, 1944-1989, The Varied Voices of Black Women concert, African American lesbians, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, December 10, 1978
IZ1455.01 Lesbian sexuality

This episode of the Lesbian Radio Spectacular with a Cast of Millions, hosted by Judy Pasternak...

Lesbians, Women -- Sexuality., Lesbian couples, Sex, Hite, Shere, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 12, 1976
IZ1455.02 Lesbian parenthood: Nancy Johnson and Diana Utah

This episode of Lesbian Radio Spectacular with a Cast of Millions, hosted by Judy Pasternak is...

Lesbians, Lesbian mothers, Adoption., Lesbianism -- Social aspects, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, October 5, 1976
IZ1509 Lesbian Pride Concert 1978

Actuality from the 1978 Lesbian Pride Concert held during Lesbian Pride Week '78, organized...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Avedis, Sirani, Women's music, Lesbian musicians, Lesbian Feminist Liberation, Lesbians WBAI, ca. June 1978?
IZ1511 Lesbian Pride Week, 1977 (Part 2 only): Coming Out Proud and A Personal Politic

Actuality from the panel "Coming Out Proud" and the beginning of the panel "A...

Lesbian Feminist Liberation, Coming out (Sexual orientation), Lesbianism, Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Dworkin, Andrea., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WBAI, July 23, 1977
KZ0453 Dialogue in Nairobi / Sylvia Borren; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

In July 1985, more than 14,000 women gathered in Nairobi, Kenya for the UN's Third World...

Borren, Sylvia, Women's rights -- Kenya, Africa -- Social conditions., Lesbians, International Lesbian Information Service, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1 Sep. 1985.
KZ0688 Who we are / by Kate Millett ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

Kate Millett, lesbian-feminist, sculptor and author of Sexual Politics, gives a brief history of...

Millett, Kate., Gay liberation movement., Gays -- History., Lesbians, Gay Academic Union national conference, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Gay Academic Union KPFK, 7 Jan. 1979.
KZ0706 Gayjavu / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and Greg Gordon.

The past ten years in gay history are reviewed through popular music and news: consenting adults...

Rosenbluth, Helene, Lesbians, Gays -- History -- 1970-1979., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Catoggio, Josy. KPFK, 27 June 1979.
KZ0721 Minority reaction to the Briggs initiative / produced by Helene Rosenbluth

Helene Rosenbluth interviews Black and Jewish representatives of groups who are fighting the...

Armatrading, Joan, Omdahda, Kwambe., Dodson, Henry., Freehling, Allen I., Kort, Rita, Ledley, Ellen., Tillery, Linda., Gays -- Public opinion., Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc., Briggs initiative., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, 1 Aug. 1978.
KZ0744 What I did for love / with Dr. Susan M. Kuhler ; produced by Art Aratin and Greg Gordon.

The Gay Radio Collective/I.M.R.U. presents "What I did for love," a light-hearted...

Aratin, Art., Gordon, Greg., Gay couples., Love stories., Lesbian couples, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Sept. 16, 1979.
KZ0754.01 National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights (BROADCAST)

On October 14, 1979, ten years after the Stonewall riots, more than 100,000 people from the...

Gay liberation movement., Gay rights., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Washington, D.C., Lesbians, National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK and WPFW, 14 Oct. 1979.
KZ0754.02 National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights (ACTUALITIES)

On October 14, 1979, ten years after the Stonewall riots, more than 100,000 people from the...

Gay liberation movement., Gay rights., Protests, demonstrations, vigils, etc. -- Washington, D.C., Lesbians, National march on Washington for lesbian and gay rights., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Oct. 14, 1979.
KZ0883 Women passing / Lynn Fonfa

Lynn Fonfa, member of the San Francisco Lesbian History Project, talks about women who passed...

Fonfa, Lynn, Women -- History., Lesbians -- History, Cross dressing--1890-1900, Cross dressing--1900-1910, San Francisco Lesbian and Gay History Project (Calif.), American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 5, 1980.
KZ0884 Eroticism and pornography / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

The major part of this tape is a speech given by Audre Lorde at the Feminist Perspective on...

Lorde, Audre, Rosenbluth, Helene, Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012, Erotica., Pornography., Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 4, 1979.
KZ0885 Lesbian culture / produced by Helene Rosenbluth

A program on lesbian culture, starting with a radio presentation of "An Oral Herstory of...

Lesbians -- History, Lesbians -- Social conditions, Women poets, Wolverton, Terry, Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.), Third World Gay Caucus, Third World Gay Cultural Evening, Sloan-Hunter, Margaret, 1947-, Parker, Pat, 1944-1989, Chrystos, 1946-, Ojeda, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, July 1, 1979.
KZ0887 Across the seas: lesbianism in Australia and Japan

Helene Rosenbluth talks with two women, Amanda and Jane, from Melbourne, Australia about the...

Lesbians -- Australia -- Social conditions, Across the seas : lesbianism in Australia and Japan / interviews by Helene Rosenbluth., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Mar. 2, 1980.
KZ0888 Strange paradise / Cris Williamson interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Musician Cris Williamson talks with Helene Rosenbluth about her spiritual self, her role as a...

Williamson, Cris., Women musicians., Women's movement, Olivia Records, Inc., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, Apr. 4, 1980.
KZ0889 Alix Dobkin live! / interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

Alix Dobkin--Live! Or, who is the Avon lady? Alix Dobkin, singer and songwriter, talks about her...

Lesbians, Women musicians., Dobkin, Alix., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 4, 1980.
KZ1040 Moms are lesbians, too! / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and Catherine Stifter

Four lesbian mothers share stories, advice, and concerns about their children, their motherhood...

Rosenbluth, Helene, Mothers., Moms are lesbians, too! / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and Catherine Stifter., Lesbian mothers, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, May 3, 1981.
KZ1052 Better early than latent : lesbian and gay youth / Christi Kissell and Andrew Exler

Christi Kissell, Program Director of Lesbian Central at the Gay and Lesbian Community Services...

Stifter, Catherine., Exler, Andrew., Discrimination in education., Gays -- Legal status, laws, etc., Lesbians -- Social conditions, Lesbian teenagers, Age of consent., Gay children., Better early than latent : lesbian and gay youth / Christi Kissell and Andrew Exler ; produced by Catherine Stifter., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 15, 1981.
KZ1082 Out on the job : when to disclose your identity / produced by Helene Rosenbluth and David Fradkin.

"Ms. X," Joan Sprague, Jay Johnson, and Greg describe their experiences of being gay...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Discrimination in employment -- United States., Coming out (Sexual orientation), Rosenbluth, Helene KPFK, 20 June 1981.
KZ1138 Gays in the media / Newt Dieter and Arlene Raven interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth and Greg Gordon

Helene Rosenbluth and Greg Gordon talk with Dr. Newton "Newt" Dieter, clinical...

Dieter, Newton., Rosenbluth, Helene, Raven, Arlene., Gays in the mass media., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 20, 1981.
KZ1139 Interracial gay relationships / hosted by Helene Rosenbluth and David S. Fradkin

Five interracial gay and lesbian couples discuss their relationships. Aspects include how and...

Gays -- Personal narratives., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, Gay couples., American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, June 20, 1981.
KZ1213 Rita Mae Brown at the Woman's Building

Writer and activist Rita Mae Brown (1944 - ) delivers a speech at the Woman's Building in...

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American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Brown, Rita Mae., Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.), Lesbian authors, Hunt, Annette. KPFK, 1976?
KZ1240 To be young, lesbian and Black in the '50s / Audre Lorde ; produced by Helene Rosenbluth.

The writer Audre Lorde (1934 - 1992) describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in...

Rosenbluth, Helene, African American women authors, Women, Black -- Personal narratives., Lesbians -- Personal narratives, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lorde, Audre KPFK, 28 Nov. 1982.
KZ2784 Charlotte Bunch and panel Q&A at the Gay Academic Union conference (1979)

This recording contains a speech given by Charlotte Bunch from the Gay Academic Union conference...

Bunch, Charlotte, 1944-, Gay Academic Union, GAY RIGHTS, Gay rights., GAYS AND LESBIANS, Lesbianism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 KPFK, ca. November 1979
KZ3946 Lesbian nation / Jill Johnston

KPFK's Barbara Cady and Los Angeles Free Press reporter Helen Koblin interview Jill Johnston,...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Cady, Barbara., Johnston, Jill, Lesbian separatism KPFK, 22 July 1975.
KZ4061 Meg Christian performs at the 1981 West Coast Women's Music Festival

Meg Christian performs at the 1981 West Coast Women's Music Festival just after the release...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Christian, Meg, Lesbian musicians, Women's music festivals, Lindsay, Diane 1981?
KZ4398 Where do we go from here?

This recording is introduced as an episode of "Where do we go from here?" hosted by Helene...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Lesbians, Feminism, Lesbians -- Japan -- Social conditions, African American lesbians, ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS KPFK, ca. June 27, 1978?
KZ4547 Interview with attorney Susan McGreivy on the Norton Sound lesbian purges from the Navy

Susan McGreivy, attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, discusses the present state of...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Discrimination in the military, Chappelle, Lucia., McGreivy, Susan KPFA, 1980?
TZ0021 An Interview with Margie Adam / produced by Clara Kern.

An interview with songwriter Margie Adam by KPFT's Clara Kern. They discuss changing...

American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Adam, Margie., Women's music, Lesbian musicians, Kern, Clara KPFT, May 1981.
WZ0119 It only hurts when you laugh / Robin Tyler; produced by Sophie's Parlor Media Collective.

Feminist comedian Robin Tyler discusses her comedy, including her work as one-half of the comedy...

Women entertainers., Feminism, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982, Tyler, Robin., Women comedians WPFW, 6 Jul. 1977.
WZ0124 To create love with dry eyes: an interview with June Jordan by Deborah Morris.

Poet, essayist, and novelist June Jordan is interviewed by author Deborah Morris. The two...

Jordan, June, 1936-2002, Women poets, Authors, Black., African American women authors, African American lesbians, African American women poets, American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 WPFW, Aug. 9, 1977.