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Our Madeline Davis (July 7, 1940-April 28,2021)
By Joan NestleWith special gratitude to Wendy Smiley, who through her grieving, said yes. Editor’s Note: On June 18, 2021, The New York Times, ran an obituary of Madeline Davis with the headline “Madeline Davis, Who Spoke to the Nation as a Lesbian, Dies at 80.” The formal obituary is worth reading. These two personal…
We’re Welcoming Visitors Back and Marching in Brooklyn Pride!
We are very excited to announce that beginning in June we are welcoming visitors back to the Archives for casual browsing! Please visit the calendar on our website to see the available dates and times, and to book your appointment.
Seeking More Lesbian Elders!￼
During this Women’s History Month we are happy to share an update on LHA’s Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project! A second set of informational sessions were held in Fall 2021. Over the course of three virtual meetings lesbians joined from across the US, Canada, and the UK! The enthusiastic participation of the volunteers produced several…