Susan

Folks in Vernon

The interviewees are two gay men (one of whom is First Nations) and four lesbians (one of whom is First Nations). Each talks about coming to term with their sexuality and how they built their social circle. 
00:00
 
00:00
 
00:00
 
Date of interview: 
1994
Interviewee: 
Jerry
Mikey
Brett
Susan
Barb
Gwen
Interviewer: 
Michael Riordon
Format: 
Audio
Language: 
English
Place of interview: 
Rights: 
Donor retains copyright / CC BY-NC 4.21
Restrictions: 
None
Dates mentioned: 
Topics: 

Sex and Relationships

Topic: Sex and Relationships

Content includes significant discussion of all matters related to sex, sexuality, and relationships (other than familial relationships with parents or children), including: friendships; marriage; divorce; relationship models, etc.

Identity

Topic: Identity

Content includes significant discussion of identity/ies (including gender, sexual, racial, religious, and class) and how one self-identifies, and/or significant discussion of the process of finding or determining one’s identity/ies.

Rating: 
0
No votes yet

Susan & Julia

Two women who are partners describe how they came to move from a city to Salt Spring Island, where they are restoring a heritage farm and doing organic farming, one interviewee’s process of accepting her sexuality, and, benefits and negatives of living in a small community.
00:00
 
Date of interview: 
[early 1990s]
Interviewee: 
Susan
Julia
Interviewer: 
Michael Riordon
Format: 
Audio
Language: 
English
Rights: 
Donor retains copyright / CC BY-NC 4.2
Restrictions: 
None
Dates mentioned: 
Topics: 

Work

Topic: Work

Content includes significant discussion of all types of labour and work, including: careers; unpaid or volunteer labour; emotional labour; sex work; activist or community work; and domestic/household work.

Community

Topic: Community

Content includes significant discussion of: finding and/or being part of a community; community organizing or organizations; community building; or the relationships between communities.

Rating: 
0
No votes yet

Liz, Beth, & Susan

Two lesbians who are partners contrast their previous working life, as co-owners of a city bookstore, to their life in retirement on one of the Gulf Islands, and talk about adjusting to island life; the third interviewee, a lesbian, tells about moving to the island at a time of transition in her personal relationships.
00:00
 
00:00
 
00:00
 
Date of interview: 
[early 1990s]
Interviewee: 
Beth
Liz
Susan
Interviewer: 
Michael Riordon
Format: 
Audio
Language: 
English
Rights: 
Donor retains copyright / CC BY-NC 4.3
Restrictions: 
None
Dates mentioned: 
Topics: 

Work

Topic: Work

Content includes significant discussion of all types of labour and work, including: careers; unpaid or volunteer labour; emotional labour; sex work; activist or community work; and domestic/household work.

Spaces

Topic: Spaces

Content includes significant discussion of physical (and sometimes conceptual) spaces and locales including: urban spaces and life; rural spaces and life; private/domestic spaces; the home; neighbourhoods and ghettos; and semi-private or semi-public spaces such as women’s bookshops, community spaces, and land/living collectives.

Rating: 
0
No votes yet