Season 4: Episode 11: Martha Shelley

Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive

By Eric Marcus

Season 4: Episode 11: Martha Shelley

Thursday, 21 February

Brooklyn-born Martha Shelley was a rebel. She didn’t like being told what to do, wear, or say. She hated the lesbian bars, and even after joining the Daughters of Bilitis she strained against the self-imposed limits of the homophile movement. All along, the 1960s revolution called to her. 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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