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ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives

The ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives collection consists of audio material from the 1970s. A majority of the collection contains audio recordings from Los Angeles's local radio program ""It's a Gay Life,"" produced by Ivy Bottini. Content includes interviews with local LGBTQ business owners and activists on various topics about the Los Angeles LGBTQ community.


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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Static on Tape; Clicks and Pops on Tape; Program Distorted at Times Ivy Bottini's stand-up comedy album. Liner Notes: Whether in nightclubs or on the university circuit, Bottini is an electrifying and masterful performer. She owns the stage and all who come to see her. Bottini's appeal has no limit as she cuts through ethnic, age and sex barriers. She has been compared to the celebrated actress Ruth Draper for her unique approach to drama, and also to...
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Josy Catoggio discuss a women and science fiction conference; and guests Michael Leeds and Debra Pitts discuss the Glendale Fitness Day and the Glendale Guidance Clinic (1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Science fiction, Health education
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
ONE National Gay and Lesbian Archives
by Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: t01: High Frequency Background Noise on Tape. t02: High Frequency Background Noise on Tape In a two-part series, host Ivy Bottini and guests Jude Patton and Carol Katz discuss transsexuality and transgender issues, including their personal experiences, relationships, activism, surgery, and health concerns (March 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. Aired 1978-03-26/1978-04-02 For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Transgender people, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 2 Tapes of 2
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by Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times; Channel Imbalance From ~ 00:15:17 - End of Side A, Beginning of Side B - 00:04:30; High Background Noise on Tape; High Frequency Interference on Tape (Side A) Host Ivy Bottini and guests Robin Tyler, Lotus Weinstock, and Hilda Vincent discuss women in comedy; (Side B) host Ivy Bottini and guests Joy Fisher and Melissa Hoffman discuss the word "lesbian," the women's movement, myths, and lesbian feminism (ca....
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Stand-up comedy, Feminism
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
Note : Due to original recording/condition: High Amount of Hiss on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Channel Imbalance From ~ 00:09:52 - 00:30:34 on Side B on Tape; Phasing on Tape Ivy Bottini speaks about masculine and feminine obsolescence for consciousness-raising workshops (ca. 1966-1970) For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Leland Moss discuss the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) and support programs at the Gay Community Services Center for people with disabilities (ca. 1977-1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Counseling, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Disabilities
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini speaks with guests Bobreta Franklin and Deborah L. Johnson, founders of an African American lesbian social club called Debreta's (July 19, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), African American
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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by Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Speed fluctuations on tape; Phasing on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hiss on Tape (Side A and B) Ivy Bottini performs her stand-up comedy and sings in a women's coffeehouse in New York City (March 21, 1975). For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Feminism
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; Static on Tape; High Amount of Hum on Tape; Gap on Side B 00:16:08 - 00:16:45 (Side A) Ivy Bottini performs "The Many Faces of Woman" and sings three versions of the Everywoman theme song, "Ivy's Odyssey." (Side B) Bottini performs her show "The Many Faces of Woman" with and audience (1976). Written on container: Produced by Melina Stroller; Side 1: (Stereo) How I...
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Social Justice
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Terry Wolverton discuss the play, "An Oral Herstory of Lesbianism" at the Woman's Building in Los Angeles (April 25, 1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Women artists
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Gaps From ~ 00:09:22 - 00:21:42, 00:22:30 - 00:31:22 on Side A on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Static on Tape; Crosstalk on Tape; Speed Fluctuation at Beginning of Program on Side A on Tape Public meeting of the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Police Advisory Task Force, in which co-chairs Ivy Bottini and Jim LaMaida discuss the activities of the task force and police relations with the gay and lesbian community (ca. 1980-1984). Written on container:...
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Community...
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Jane Wagner discuss consciousness-raising and feminist approach to psychology and its practice (January 3, 1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. Written on spine: "Close up; Beatrice Sparks" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Psychology
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times Host Ivy Bottini and guests Joy Fisher and Melissa Hoffman discuss the word "lesbian," the women's movement, myths, and lesbian feminism (ca. 1977-1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. "PB date: 2/26" For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Feminism
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guests Mary Margaret Smith of National Organization for Women (NOW) and Sandra Sulliway of the Feminist Women's Health Center discuss the state of abortion rights and reproductive healthcare (March 14, 1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Abortion--Law and legislation--United States
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Josy Catoggio discuss the conference, "We are everywhere: the lesbian community within the larger community and their relationship" held in Los Angeles on September 27, 1978. The conference focuses on counseling, therapy, employment, and advocacy in regard to the lesbian community (airdate August 16, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. "of the Public Affairs Dept." For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Counseling
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
Note : Due to original recording/condition: Static on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Phasing on Tape; High Frequency Background Noise on Tape (Side A) It's a Gay Life host Peter Frisch and guests Dr. Rob Eichberg of Municipal Elections Committee of Los Angeles (MECLA) and Shirley Eichberg of New Alliance for Gay Equality (New AGE) and Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) discuss gay and lesbian rights (March 12, 1977); Ivy Bottini stand-up comedy. (Side B) Host Ivy Bottini and...
Topics: californiarevealed, Child sexual abuse, Gay rights--California, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Robert Wechter discuss the defeat of California Proposition 6 Briggs Initiative, a ballot initiative that would have allowed LGBT educators to be fired (November 8, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. "of the Public Affairs Dept." For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Gay rights--California, Gay men--Legal status, laws, etc, Lesbians--Legal...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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by Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times; High Background Noise on Tape; Program Recorded at a Very Low Level at Times; High Amount of Buzz; Static on Tape (Side A) Ivy Bottini sings and performs her stand-up comedy show at California State University Los Angeles; followed by discussion. (Side B) discussion on gender and sexuality; followed by performance by Ivy Bottini (1975). For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism, Gay community, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ),...
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guests Carol Jean Percy and Jimmy Ratcliff discuss the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) program of the Gay Community Services Center (February 14, 1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Gay rights--California, Gay men--Legal status, laws, etc, Lesbians--Legal...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guests Louise Paxton and Debbie Mueller discuss a celebrity auction fundraiser for the San Gabriel Valley chapter of the National Organization for Women (August 30, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Women in community organization, Feminism, Social Justice, National...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guests Betty Brookes and Marilyn Murphy discuss the Califia Community, an annual camp for alternative education with a focus on feminism and consciousness-raising (July 5, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism and education, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ),...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times Host Ivy Bottini and a representative from the alcohol and drug abuse program at the Gay Community Services Center discuss addiction in the gay and lesbian community (January 17, 1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Alcoholism, Counseling
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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by Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times; Static on Tape; Squealing at end of side A Ivy Bottini performs stand-up comedy at National Organization for Women concert in Glassboro, New Jersey (June 18, 1976). For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism, National Organization for Women
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Dropouts on Tape; High Amount of Hiss on Tape; Static on Tape Ivy Bottini speaks at the San Fernando chapter of the National Organization for Women about fear, feminism, and consciousness-raising; followed by discussion (August 14, 1973). For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Women in community organization, Feminism, Social Justice, National...
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Program Distorted at Times Host Ivy Bottini and guest, Attorney Susan McGreivy, discuss a program in the Gay Community Services Center in Los Angeles that provides legal services and advice to the gay and lesbian community (June 7, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbians--Legal status, laws, etc.--California, Gays--Legal status, laws,...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Shelly Mandell discuss the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) in California (January 31, 1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Equal rights amendments--United States, Sex discrimination against women
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Jere van Syoc discuss her film "Lebisia," her artwork, and the women's collective in Heritage Hill in Grand Rapids, Michigan (ca. 1977-1979). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Community activists, Women...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini discusses homophobia and the California Proposition 6 Briggs Initiative on the November 1978 ballot (September 13, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Legislation, Homophobia in...
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Static on Tape; Phasing on Tape; Gap From ~ 00:26:55 - 00:28:09 on Side A on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; Channel Imbalance on Side B (Side A) It's a Gay Life host Ivy Bottini discusses homophobia and the California Proposition 6 Briggs Initiative on the November 1978 ballot; (Side B) unidentified program with a debate on the Proposition 6 Briggs Initiative (ca. 1978). For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbians--Legal status, laws, etc.--California, Gays--Legal status, laws,...
Source: Audio cassette: 1 Tape of 1
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by Bottini, Ivy, 1926-
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Note : Due to original recording/condition: Phasing on Tape; Program Distorted at Times; High Background Noise on Tape (Side A) Ivy Bottini performs her stand-up comedy routine, including "The Guy Who Puts the Tags On." (Side B) Bottini performs her stand up (ca. 1966-1970). For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Social Justice
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Ivy Bottini produced and hosted this local radio program with guest speakers, such as local LGBTQ activists and business owners. This recording documents unique insights into LGBTQ communities in Los Angeles. This is an original recording with no known duplicates. A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Feminism
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1
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Host Ivy Bottini and guest Terry Wolverton discuss the Woman's Building, the 5th anniversary celebration, and the Naked Lady artwork by Kate Millett (December 6, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. "of the Public Affairs Dept." Aired 1978-12-10 For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Women artists, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ)
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Host Ivy Bottini and guests Jill Crawford and Josy Catoggio, both from the Gay Community Services Center, discuss counseling services for lesbian women (airdate December 24, 1978). A presentation of the Public Affairs Department. Aired 1978-12-24 For additional information see California Revealed .
Topics: californiarevealed, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), Counseling
Source: 1/4 inch audio tape: 1 Tape of 1