We are lovers.

She knew as soon as she saw me. I knew as trust was built. She’s the one. I’m her one.

Veronica (Ronnie) Drantz talks about the picketing of Astro Restaurant for Stonewall OutLoud

Ronnie covers everything from being outed in graduate school and helping to organize 9 day protest outside of the Astro Restaurant in Chicago to her current activism as a physiologist and educator.

WGS INTERVIEW

We talked about Makayla’s childhood, her sexuality, and her relationship with her parents.

Justine Crane

Had a great chat with participant Justine Crane about growing up in Chicago, her experiences coming out in the 70s, and her life in Portland.

Heidi Onion for Stonewall OutLoud, Part 2

Heidi tells a last story and reflects on what she’s proud of and what she hopes for the future.

Discrimination against LGBTQ

I interviewed my roommate who is also my girlfriend about her life and youth growing up with her sexuality. We discussed topics relating upon the lgbtq community as well as her own experiences within.

Dr. Imani Woody Macko and Maria Santiago

Dr. Imani Woody (68) relates her life history to Maria Santiago (34). She describes growing up in segregated Washington, D.C.; living through the civil rights movement; her mother's early and preventable death; and reflects on the American race riots of...

Joy

I weave my life into the greater story of 1934 to the present, the Great Depression, rural America, the child games we played, while man I would marry fire bombed Tokyo,the second world war, repression of the 1950s,west coast jitters...

Julia Nienhaus Interview

This was an interview for my Women Writers class. I interviewed my friend Julia about her experiences being a lesbian and how it impacted her life.

Suzanne interviews Lyn Davis

Two friends from the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival recap meeting and talk about Lyn’s 70+ years as a Butch Lesbian.

Pamela Stewart, a LGBTQ+ member, being interviewed.

I interviewed Pamela Stewart, who is 51 years old and is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community. We discussed how her different lifestyle choices affected her life personally and professionally.

Lucy Elam and Lindsey Scott for Stonewall OutLoud

Lucy tells Lindsey about growing up in Bloomington, Indiana, coming to terms with her sexuality, finding a lesbian community in college, facing discrimination at work, and campaigning for LGBT rights in the workplace. She also asks Lindsey about the concept...

Lauren Madrid & Becky Rodriguez

The struggles of being a gay woman and overcoming hateful experiences theough strength

Carolyn Davis with Jillian Danto for Stonewall OutLoud

Carolyn tells Jill about growing up on the South and West Sides of Chicago, knowing she was gay at 9 years old, and coming out on the last day of college. She describes her past relationships with women, the strong...