Lesbian mothers / moderated by Susan Howe

Program Title:
Lesbian mothers / moderated by Susan Howe
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A panel of four lesbian mothers, each with a different parenting situation and circumstances they face. The first is Pat, mother of 3, whose husband knows she is gay, but her children do not. Second is Gerri Lloyd[sp?] who is still legally married to her husband but they are estranged, and who has come out to her whole family. She is here with her her nineteen year old daughter Jan who supports her. Third is Helen Wilson, who, due to her penitentiary record, her children were taken away from her. Last is Diane Butler, coordinator of the Lesbian Mother's Union of Orange County, who married a man even though she knew she was a lesbian. She felt it would be best for her children, but she eventually came to regret it and was divorced. Includes call-in questions. Contains sensitive language.

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Date Recorded on: 
28 Feb. 1972
Date Broadcast on: 
KPFK, 28 Feb. 1972
Item duration: 
1 reel (52 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1972.
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