Lesbian and Bisexual Women in English Canada audio history collection: Lois interview




Duder, Karen

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The Lesbian and Bisexual Women in English Canada audio history collection consists of audio histories conducted for the 2001 University of Victoria Department of History doctoral dissertation "The Spreading Depths: Lesbian and Bisexual Women in English Canada, 1910-1965," by Karen Duder. The collection consists of 12 interviews (21 recordings in total as some were in multiple parts) conducted by Duder from 1996 to 1998. 12 of the 27 women interviewed by Duder consented to their interviews being housed in the University of Victoria Archives. 10 of the 12 women requested to be identified by pseudonym.


Item consists of sound recording of Lois discussing her childhood in British Columbia and Ontario, family life, private school, early attraction to girls, career, bar scene, pulp novels, terms for preference, married life, same-sex relationships, and domestic abuse. Digitized 2009/10 (originally conducted 3 October 1998, 35:18) 1 sound recording (mp3)


Lesbians--Canada--Social conditions--20th century, Lesbians--Sexual behavior--Canada--History--20th century, Lesbianism--Canada--History--20th century, Bisexual women