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Lesbian History

Forming households in SE Portland in the 70s

Listen to stories about Portland's lesbian history as told by Ann Mussey. Mussey tells us stories about the community house she lived in with other female roommates called Red Emma in the 1970s, the egalitarian lifestyle they shared within Red Emma, and stories behind Portland's lesbian bars.

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From the Midwest to Southeast Portland

Coming out in the 1970s

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Mi Casa Su Casa

Egalitarian living in 1970s Portland

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Households of Inspiration

Emerging organizations and the households they began

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A Place to Just Be

Portland's lesbian bar culture

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A Bar to Belong To

Diversity problems within lesbian bars