Season 6: Episode 3: Barbara Smith

Season 6: Episode 3: Barbara Smith

Season 6: Episode 3: Barbara Smith

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive - November 21, 2019 - 23:03

For nearly half a century, Barbara Smith has been speaking truth to power—as a woman against misogyny, as an African American against racism, as a lesbian against homophobia, and as a black lesbian against those in the gay rights movement who sideline the concerns of LGBTQ people of color. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

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