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Beck-Poland, Sherry, Ariana Wenger, Johnna Ossie Dec 2018

Beck-Poland, Sherry, Ariana Wenger, Johnna Ossie

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Sherry Beck-Poland is 64 years old and lives in Lewiston, Maine with their wife Dee, and two sons, Jacob and Joe. Sherry has dedicated much of their life helping others including fostering over ten children, adopting their two sons, working for DHHS with individuals with PTSD, personality disorders, and other disabilities, as well as their involvement with political activism for marriage equality, and their help in organizing pride in Lewiston.

Sherry has attended the University of Southern Maine for their undergraduate degree where they graduated with honors, then attended Seminary where they received their master’s degree in theology. Sherry ...


Elias, Richard, Benjamin Cornwall Nov 2018

Elias, Richard, Benjamin Cornwall

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Richard Elias grew up in Northern Maine and moved to Portland at a young age. In this interview, we discuss: coming out as a gay man, his family life, his experience with Portland gay bars (The Phoenix, Roland’s and Blackstones), some of his travel stories, his love for dancing, and the effect of the AIDS epidemic on his life.


Ward, Jeffrey, Benjamin Cornwall Nov 2018

Ward, Jeffrey, Benjamin Cornwall

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Jeffrey Ward, from Northern Maine, talks about his experience interacting with the Portland LGBTQ community and his experience coming out as a gay man at the age of 47. Some subjects include: his experience with the Casco Gay Men group, Portland Pride Parade, The Front Porch, Blackstones, his involvement in the Methodist Church, his family life, and how he met his partner of 16 years.


Rich, Penny, Bianca Sturchio, Johnna Ossie Nov 2017

Rich, Penny, Bianca Sturchio, Johnna Ossie

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Penny Rich is a 70-year old lesbian living in Portland, Maine. She recieved a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Southern Maine. She is known for her involvement in major social events such as Portland Pride and the Women's Coffeehouse, as well as her experiences with gay bar culture throughout the 60's and 70's. She spends her time socializing, exercising, reading, and getting involved in local political and social issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community in Portland, Maine.


Rand, Erica, Demary Danella Nov 2017

Rand, Erica, Demary Danella

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Erica lived in Chicago for many years, but relocated to Maine because of her teaching position at Bates College. She is a Professor of Art and Visual Culture and of Gender and Sexuality Studies, and is acting interim chair of the Gender and Sexuality Studies department. She discussed her coming out process as well as her experiences as a budding activist in ACT UP and a branch of ACT UP, called The Pissed Off Dyke Cell. Erica talked significantly about her previous relationships and how those connections shaped her activisim as well as how her activism shaped her relationships. She ...


Mckenzie, Mike, Wendy Chapkis Apr 2017

Mckenzie, Mike, Wendy Chapkis

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.

The Principle Investigator for ...


Henderson, Susan, Emma Wynn Hill Mar 2017

Henderson, Susan, Emma Wynn Hill

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Susan Henderson is a gay woman living in Portland, Maine. She realized she was gay after attending a meeting of the Wilde Stein Club at the University of Maine in Orono. After leaving Orono, she worked at the Portland Social Security Office and stayed there for 36 yeasr. She helped to write a newsletter for the Maine Gay Task Force that turned into Mainly Gay Magazine, a magazine that reached people nationwide. On the Maine Gay Task Force she helped to put on the Gay Symposia that the group hosted for almost ten years. She came out in the 70s ...


Manson, Barry Interview, Alanna Larivee, Emma Wynn Hill Mar 2017

Manson, Barry Interview, Alanna Larivee, Emma Wynn Hill

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.

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Barteaux, Kennedy, Kayla Woodward, Nathanial Koch Nov 2016

Barteaux, Kennedy, Kayla Woodward, Nathanial Koch

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.

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Vaughan, Cait, Kyle F. Cumiskey, Diane Martin Nov 2016

Vaughan, Cait, Kyle F. Cumiskey, Diane Martin

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.


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Solomon, Howard, Richard Morin, Michelle Johnston Nov 2016

Solomon, Howard, Richard Morin, Michelle Johnston

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.


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Abdurraqib, Samaa, Iris Sangiovanni, Samar Amhed Nov 2016

Abdurraqib, Samaa, Iris Sangiovanni, Samar Amhed

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

Description:

Samaa Abdurraqib is a Black, queer, Muslim woman living in Portland, Maine. Abdurraqib was raised in Columbus, Ohio. She attend the Univesiry of Ohio, and later the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she recived a PhD in English Literature. After graduating she worked as a visiting professor at Bowdown College in Brunswick, Maine. Next she went on to work the American Civil Liberties Union in Maine as a reproductive rights organizer. She now works for the Maine Coalition to End Domestic Violence. Her advoacy and organizing work has included places such as Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine, Southern ...


Parsons, Betsy, Shanisa Rodriguez, Madison Leblanc Nov 2016

Parsons, Betsy, Shanisa Rodriguez, Madison Leblanc

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.


The Principle Investigator for ...


Bull, Steven, Alanna Larrivee, Tracy Payne Nov 2016

Bull, Steven, Alanna Larrivee, Tracy Payne

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.


The Principle Investigator for ...


Moser, W. Jo, Wendy Chapkis Jan 2016

Moser, W. Jo, Wendy Chapkis

Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection

The Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine’s LGBTQ+ Collection includes important papers, photographs, and other artifacts representing four decades of LGBTQ activism, culture, and commerce in the Southern Maine region. The Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project is intended to add an additional dimension to the Collection by collecting and preserving the voices and stories of members of the Southern Maine LGBTQ community. The oral histories are available to the public in an effort to enrich understanding of our community and will serve as an important resource for scholars working on LGBTQ history.


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Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 07/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist Jul 1984

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 07/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • Letter re: the murder of Charlie Howard
  • Letter from Doris Raven Darkwing Foster
  • Calendar Events
  • YWCA of Lewiston/Auburn; Youth Intervention Programs
  • The 4th New England Women's Musical Retreat
  • The 9th Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
  • Third Annual Healing Ritual Gathering
  • Interweave Benefit Concert in Memory of Charlie Howard


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 06/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist Jun 1984

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 06/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • Calendar Events
  • In Case You're Interested...
  • Emma Dyke Advice Column
  • Take Back the Night - 1984: Pornography and Violence Against Women by Lucie Bauer


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 05/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist May 1984

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 05/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • Calendar Events
  • Take Back the Night 1984 Coalition
  • Waldoboro Days Triathalon
  • National March for Lesbian/Gay Rights
  • In Case You're Interested...
  • Poetry


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 03-04/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist Mar 1984

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 03-04/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • UMO Womyn's Center Womyn's Health Symposium on Sexism, Racism, Classism and Health Care
  • Worry Column


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 02/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist Feb 1984

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 02/1984, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • Calendar of Events
  • Boycott Nestle Products
  • Support Christine Madsen
  • Books
  • Personals
  • Valentine's Day Dance
  • The Worry Column
  • Poetry


The Common Scold (December 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring Dec 1983

The Common Scold (December 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring

Common Scold

No abstract provided.


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 12/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist Dec 1983

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 12/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • News
  • Personals
  • Courses
  • A Chain Letter for Liberated Women
  • Books


The Common Scold (November 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring Nov 1983

The Common Scold (November 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring

Common Scold

No abstract provided.


The Common Scold (October 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring Oct 1983

The Common Scold (October 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring

Common Scold

No abstract provided.


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 10/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist Oct 1983

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 10/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • Calendar of Events
  • What's New?
  • Singing & Marching for Peace & Justice at Seneca Falls
  • The Worry Column


The Common Scold (September 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring Sep 1983

The Common Scold (September 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring

Common Scold

No abstract provided.


The Common Scold (August 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring Aug 1983

The Common Scold (August 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring

Common Scold

No abstract provided.


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 08/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist Aug 1983

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 08/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • The Worry Column
  • What's Going On
  • Poetry


The Common Scold (July 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring Jul 1983

The Common Scold (July 1983), The Collective, Diane Elze, Bunny Mills, Jennifer Tarling, Ann Houser, Nicole D'Entremont, Liz Moberg, Chris Clothier, Ananda -, Avis Loring

Common Scold

No abstract provided.


Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 07/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist Jul 1983

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter 07/1983, Maine Lesbian Feminist

Maine Lesbian Feminist Newsletter

  • News
  • Calendar July & August
  • Poetry