Interview with Mary Ann Duddy, president of Dignity Boston, 1987 January 18

Title

Interview with Mary Ann Duddy, president of Dignity Boston, 1987 January 18

Date

1987-01-18

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on January 18, 1987, host Peter Stickel interviews Mary Ann Duddy, the president of Dignity Boston. Dignity is the national organization of LGBTQ Catholics, and was founded in 1969. The Boston chapter of Dignity had been around for 14 years at the time of this interview and had over 200 members. Duddy speaks about the mission of the organization, why LGBTQ people choose to remain Catholic, opposition to homosexuality by the Vatican, and job discrimination against LGBTQ people.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Duddy, Mary Ann; Catholics; Dignity; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-021_19870118

Duration

29:21

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Mary Ann Duddy, president of Dignity Boston, 1987 January 18,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed November 13, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/124.

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