History of lavender / Judy Grahn

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History of lavender / Judy Grahn
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Poet and author Judy Grahn reads "Sashay down the lavender trail", the first chapter of her book "Another mother tongue: gay words, gay worlds" (Boston: Beacon Press, 1984). She traces the tradition and history of gay and lesbian symbols and imagery using examples from Greek myth, Shakespeare, and African and Native American stories and also talks about her childhood in New Mexico. Produced by Helene Rosenbluth. Broadcast as part of Gay Day on KPFK, 20 June 1981.

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June 1981
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KPFK, June 20, 1981.
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1 reel (30 min.) : 7 1/2 ips, mono.
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Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archives, 1981
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