Interview with Grace Sterling Stowell*, BAGLY Adult Adviser, 1989 October 15

Title

Interview with Grace Sterling Stowell*, BAGLY Adult Adviser, 1989 October 15

Date

1989-10-15

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which aired on October 15, 1989, host Peter Stickel interviews Boston Alliance of Gay and Lesbian Youth (BAGLY, Boston Alliance of GLBT Youth) Adult Adviser Grace Sterling Stowell*. The interview focuses on issues of cross-dressing, beginning with definitions and variations on cross-dressing. Stowell explains that cross-dressing is often an escape from gender roles and mainstream society, and serves different roles for different people who cross-dress. They go on to talk about the confusions and misconceptions that people have concerning cross-dressers. Stowell speaks about how much gender influences our interactions and assumptions about people, and how cross-dressing makes people rethink how to interact with people. NOTE: *Grace Sterling Stowell was still using the name Sterling Stowell and masculine pronouns at the time of this interview.

Creator

Bostons' Other Voice

Subject

Stowell, Grace Sterling; Boston Alliance of GLBT Youth; 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-075_19891015

Duration

30:16

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Bostons' Other Voice, “Interview with Grace Sterling Stowell*, BAGLY Adult Adviser, 1989 October 15,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed September 22, 2019, https://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/176.

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