Lauren Madrid & Becky Rodriguez

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

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...

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.

Jay Sparks

Me and Jay discuss the importance of representing queer women of color in art.

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.

Part 1: Lesbian life in Dayton, Ohio: Janice James started coming out in Dayton at age 13 in the 1960s. Hear her story of life in Dayton.

Janice James started coming out as a lesbian at age 13 with her first love for a neighbor girl in the 1960s. Since then, she’s survived stigma, mental health struggles, intimate partner abuse, a name change and ultimately a life...

Julie Kaufman and Beth Wright for Stonewall OutLoud

Beth and Julie tell Karen about falling in love at Oberlin College, moving to California and later Chicago for graduate school, finding a welcoming Episcopalian church, having a ceremony, beginning their journey to have children during the AIDS epidemic, becoming...

Us during Stonewall and after…

The photo featured here is from 1992, our first year together. When Stonewall happened, neither of us knew. We became a couple in Chicago 23 years later. The chorus of CeCe Peniston’s “Finally,” a tune that was popular during our...

thanksgiving interview

this is an interview with my mom about how being a homosexual impacted her life and my grandma was a closeted lesbian.

Queer Dialogue (Dana)

An interview of Dana Vinicoff to be preserved for the years to come.

Christina Cipriani Xavier with Amanda Berry for Stonewall OutLoud

Christina tells Amanda about growing up in Brooklyn, coming out at 14, navigating life with parents who never accepted her sexuality, creating a chosen family, deciding to have a child in the 80s, and later struggling for custody as a...

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...

“The hardest person to come out to was myself” Siobhan and Erin interview Anne and Mary

Anne and Mary have been married 30 years. Their niece Siobhan and her wife Erin interview them about their journey coming out to themselves and their families and building their lives together.

The Life of a Lesbian before and after Stonewall.

Linda speaks on learning about herself as a Lesbian, relationships, how she was treated by different people in her life, and writing.

Miko Thomas: Native American Drag Queen and Activist

Dr Livingston interviews the man behind the queen, Miko Thomas, aka Landa Lakes. Choosing a protest name for his female persona, Miko has sent decades carving paths for future generations. In this interview, Miko talks about life as a child...