Bernstein, Barbara

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Bernstein, Barbara

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Barbara Bernstein is a lesbian woman living in Portland who has been involved in many different causes, including the No on Measure 9 Campaign, environmental issues, and gay-rights issues, as well as being an active musician. Her voice can be heard these days on KBOO radio, where she produces a program dedicated to environmental topics called Locus Focus. Barbara, along with her partner Elaine, produces videos on some of the subjects they’re passionate about, including a short film on Measure 9 in Oregon which was widely broadcast during the campaign. Barbara discusses living in Portland in the early 1970’s, women’s land, lesbian music communities, finding her way to radio, the Measure 9 campaign and her views on gay marriage.


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