Lesbian sisters / Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth

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Deborah Posey and Rita Mae Brown interviewed by Helene Rosenbluth
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This episode of "Lesbian Sisters" features an interview with Deborah Posey, a Black lesbian mother from Detroit and member of the Revolutionary Socialist League, who talks about the gay movement in Detroit, her family's recent harassment and forcible eviction by a homophobic landlord, and how gay liberation can only truly be achieved in a socialist society. The second half features an interview with writer Rita Mae Brown regarding the newly released edition of her book "Rubyfruit jungle," the ascendancy of the conservative right, and how people shouldn't constantly seek approval and validation from others. Ends with a calendar of local events. Music by Mary Watkins (Hiding place), and Joan Armatrading (People). Produced by Helene Rosenbluth. Program is self contained. Contains sensitive language. Outdated calendar at end.

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Feb. 7, 1978
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KPFK, Feb. 7, 1978.
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1 reel (61 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, stereo.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1978
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