Oral Histories


Oral Histories

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Robin Cohen Oral History
Robin talks about growing up in the midwest, majoring in psychology, moving to Colorado, and her work in the lesbian community of Colorado.

Julia Condolora Oral History
Julia Condolora talks about growing up in New York, knowing she was transgender from a young age, getting married, moving to Colorado, coming out as a trans woman within her marriage, and navigating those dynamics. As well as more generally life for…

Jerry Gerash Oral History
Jerry Gerash talks about growing up in California, being Jewish, going to Berkley, becoming a lawyer, establishing the Gay Coalition of Denver, and becoming an activist and leader in the Denver LGBTQ community.

Fran and Ana Simon Oral History
Fran and Anna Simon talk about being jewish, finding love, and being among the first married same-sex couples in Colorado

Craig Dietz Oral History
Craig Dietz talks about growing up in the mountains, being LGBTQ and Jewish, and his work in LGBTQ Jewish circles.

Chocolate Waters Oral History
Chocolate Waters talks about being a poet, founder of the feminist newspaper Big Mama Rag, and her life in New York City and growing up in Pennsylvania.

Chester MacQuary Oral History
Chester MacQuary talks about growing up in Colorado, owning a gay book store, and work in the American Friends Service Committee

Wren Davis Pheonix Oral History
Wren talks about her experiences with music, women's music, and the history of women loving women in Colorado.

William Arndt Oral History
William Arndt talks about growing up in Boulder and his work for the University of Colorado at Boulder, in addition to the history of Boulder's LGBTQ community.
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