"Lost Lesbian Spaces" Panel


"Lost Lesbian Spaces" Panel


The Rainbow History Project partnered with LC-GLOBE to present the lunchtime panel “Lost Lesbian Spaces” at the Library Congress. The panel addressed the swift disappearance of local lesbian spaces, such as bookstores and bars, since the 1980s. Dr. Bonnie Morris traced the history of the changing cultural landscape through images, while Denise Bump shared her perspective as former owner of the now-closed local women’s bookstore Lammas. In a Q&A session, members of the audience contributed their own thoughts, as well as memories of the “lost lesbian spaces."

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Images used by Dr. Bonnie Morris in her lecture
Full audio recording of event


Rainbow History Project
Bonnie Morris
Denise Bump


Tuesday, June 16
Madison Building, Library of Congress


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Rainbow History Project LC-GLOBE Bonnie Morris Denise Bump, “"Lost Lesbian Spaces" Panel ,” Rainbow History Project Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2018, https://rainbowhistory.omeka.net/items/show/4939286.