Interview with Lisa Hershkop from Gay Community News. 1987 March 29

Title

Interview with Lisa Hershkop from Gay Community News. 1987 March 29

Date

1987-03-29

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on March 29, 1987, host Peter Stickel interviews Lisa Hershkop, who is also known as "Hershey," from Gay Community News (GCN). They discuss the history of the newspaper, the tone of the stories GCN covers, and the expansion from a local to a national LGBTQ newspaper. GCN was holding a fundraiser to move from their current space; Hershkop talks about her role in the Gay Cabaret fundraiser and the performers were expected to participate. The two also discuss the lesbian community, pornography, and the slideshow Hershey made for the fundraiser.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Hershkop, Lisa; Gay community news; 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-023_19870329

Duration

31:36

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Lisa Hershkop from Gay Community News. 1987 March 29,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed November 13, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/126.

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