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.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.