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 […]
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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 […]
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An Update on the Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: LESBIAN ELDERS We are excited to share an update on the Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project! Thanks to a great response to our launch announcement in May, we met with engaged members of the LGBTQIA+ community via Zoom from all over the country (and Mexico and Canada!). Through three informational meetings, folks—across generations—learned […]
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Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project Launch

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS: LESBIAN ELDERS & INTERVIEWERS We are proud to announce an engaging new project: The Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project,  at the Lesbian Herstory Archives!  Supported by a two-year Mellon-funded Community Archives grant, we are creating The Lesbian Elders Oral Herstory Project, which seeks to continue the Archives’ commitment to collecting and sharing Lesbian […]
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Caring for Our Communities

This year has been a tumultuous time for us all, and we can only afford to continue to keep ourselves on pace and coordinated. As a community, we hope to continue to engage and inspire. Let’s keep each other close, and hold each other accountable.
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Navigate Our Pages!

Take a few minutes to explore our new website and use the comments on this blog post to share your thoughts.
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