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Oral history interview with Linda Rae Besant, by Emma Bagley and Emily Kahnert [Sound Recording 02]
- 2010-02-12 (Creation)
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Besant, raised in Denver, CO, came out as a lesbian (in her early 30s) while working as a ski patroller on Mt. Hood. She was an early member of the lesbian band, The Dyketones and is a co-founder of Women In The Wilderness (aka Keep Listening), a women's outdoor group.
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Session 2. Besant discusses her involvement in the earliest incarnation of the vocal group The Dyketones; coming out in her early thirties (to herself & to her family); her commitment to Women In the Wilderness (aka Keep Listening); her life with her partner, Marcia; and the community at the Mountain Moving Cafe in the 1980s.
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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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Oral history interview with Linda Rae Besant, by Emma Bagley and Emily Kahnert, 2010 February 12, SR 11458, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.