Discovering who one’s authentic self is, finding affirmative representations of oneself in culture, and seeking others like oneself are intertwined threads found throughout the oral history interviews completed for this exhibition. These threads are also explored within many of the novels published by Naiad.

Donna McBride interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Joan Denman interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Alex Jaeger interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Naiad Havana warehouse and cat. BARBARA GRIER-DONNA MCBRIDE-NAIAD PRESS COLLECTION (GLC 30),  JAMES C. HORMEL LGBTQIA CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY.

“Giving self-affirmation, and receiving in abundance became our experience in loving each other.”

-Lesbian Nuns: Breaking Silence
BARBARA GRIER-DONNA MCBRIDE-NAIAD PRESS COLLECTION (GLC 30),  JAMES C. HORMEL LGBTQIA CENTER, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY.
Adrien interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Sheila Ortiz Taylor interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Amy McDonald interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Katherine Forrest interview excerpt. Visit Expand for full audio and transcription.
Tallahassee Democrat, March 31, 1985.
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