Season 3: Episode 7: Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

Season 3: Episode 7: Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin

Thursday, 30 November

Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin were the originals. With six other women, they co-founded the Daughters of Bilitis—the very first lesbian organization in the U.S. DOB seems tame and timid today, but in 1955 it was risky and radical for a fearful time. Visit our episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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