To Be Young, Lesbian, and Black in the '50s

Audre Lorde describes her experiences growing up as a Black lesbian in New York City in the 1950s, touching on subjects such as frequenting gay and lesbian bars in the Greenwich Village and communal-style living experiments. She reads excerpts from her book, Zami: A new spelling of my name. Recorded at Hunter College in New York. Produced by Helene Rosenbluth.