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Collection #91

Paula Martinac Papers

Record:91
Date:1997 - 1998 (Bulk 1998)
Size:10 inches

Provenance

Gift of Paula Martinac.

Scope and Content

These are taped interviews, questionnaires and other correspondence between Martinac and LBGT couples and singles, numerous excerpts of which were drawn upon to write The Lesbian and Gay Book of Love and Marriage: Creating the Stories of Our Minds (1998). The interviews and questionnaires were all conducted in 1997. There are 110 folders. The 23 audio cassettes have been copied to the Archive’s server and are available as digital files.

BIO

Paula Martinac was born in 1954 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She attended Chatham College in Pittsburgh before going to graduate school at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. In 1979 she became Assistant Curator at the West Virginia State Museum in Charleston. In 1982 she moved to New Jersey and into a career in feminist/women’s publishing and writing (Womanews, Conditions, NYU’s Feminist Press). She became a freelance writer, and has written numerous articles, short stories and novels, including Out of Time (Lambda Award for Lesbian Fiction 1990). Other works include Home Movies (1993), Chicken (1997), k.d. lang (1997), The Queerest Places: A National Guide to Gay and Lesbian Historic Sites (1997) and The Lesbian and Gay Book of Love and Marriage (1998).

Folder List

Box 1

1. List of interviewees for book & June 1997 article from Red Herring magazine, re: Hawaii law allowing same-sex couples to form limited liability corporations and thereby receive some of the benefits of traditional marriage.

2. Adams, Joshua

3. Altenhofen, Terri, and Belinda Rowland

4. Andrews, Zelle, and Lesley Stein

5. Ann (no last name)

6. Axelrod, Lynne, and Esther Romo

7. Backer, Richard, and Will Verbits

8. Barbee, Naomi, and Maria Iannozzi

9. Bell, Carolyn, and Genelle Cate

10. Bennett, Elizabeth, and Sara Luther

11. Bennett, Jim, and Deacon Mccubbin

12. Bergstedt, Spencer

13. Berkowitz, Lori, and Diana Shapiro

14. Bidier, Lisa, and Karen Patterson

15. Boggis, Terry

16. Booth, Ivy, and Heidi Joos

17. Borras, Mildred, and Wanda Lopez

18. Brown, Carol, and Bernagene Shay

19. Brown, Edward

20. Butts, Michelle, and Andrea Kooritzky

21. Cain, Paul, and Kurt Jacobowitz

22. Calhoun, Carlena, and Joy Nelson

23. Catlett, Pat, and Karen Schmiege

24. Cheryl & Kate

25. Chui, Mano, and Andrew Stephens

26. Clare, Harriet, and Becky Thacker

27. Cliff & Isaac

28. Cook-Daniels, Loree, and Marcelle Cook-Daniels

29. Corry, Jeremy, and Richard Jasper

30. Cox, Gregory, and Oscar Jones

31. DiDia, Anthony, and Richard Magier

32. DiDonato, Paula, and Judy Teeven

33. Donovan, Jim and Dave Moore

34. Droth, Barbara, and Dalia Vicens

35. Dumschott, Chris, and Deborah Ketai

36. Duncan, Casey, and Duncan, Dakota

37. Edwards, Christine, and Marjorie Hill

38. Elliott, Jo Ellen, and Susan Flagge

39. Farrington, Diane, and Bekki McQuay

40. Fawcett, Julie, and Cheryl Williamson

41. Fiol-Matta, Liza, and Louise Murray

42. Fletcher, Janet, and Mary Lou Fletcher

43. Fure, Tref, and Cris Williamson

44. Franz-Geddes, Nancy, and Peggy Franz-Geddes

45. Gill, Jackie, and Betty Gordon

46. Gingrich, Candace

47. Glock, Stephen, and Gary Hill

48. Glover, Cindy, and Mary Jo Grandshaw

49. Glynzinski, Diane, and Judy McClendon

50. Goldstein, Fran, and Tracey Lind

51. Goldstein, Judi, and Liz Hackett

52. Gray, M. Leanne, and Margot Wenger

53. Greenberg, Joel

54. Greene, Beverly, and Jamie Michael

55. Griffin, Jackie, and Renee Griffin

56. Gunn, David

57. Hadash, Brendan, and Alan Hultquist

58. Hansen, Laura, and Anne Zachritz

59. Happel, Aaron, and Eric Happel

60. Higdon, Jennifer, and Cheyl Lawson

61. Hinckley, Siobahn, and Anita

62. Hoover, Coleen, and Ava Preacher

63. Hopkins, Cheryl, and Mary Smith

64. Ian, Janis, and Pat

65. Ivanish, Gary, and Tom Scarpitta

66. Jones, Zachary

67. Jones-Mack, Edward, and Timothous Mack-Jones

68. Kallmaker, Karin, and Maria Kaj

69. Kleinbaum, Sharon

70. Kluever, Erin, and Tonya Wells

71. Lagon, Patrick, and Joseph Melillo

72. Lavi & Noemi

73. Leaver, Sandy, and Joeline Webber

74. Leo, Diana

75. Lucas, Craig, and Patrick Barnes

76. Lugo-Lucchetti, Mario, and Tim Lugo-Lucchetti

77. Magdic, Sherry, and Merle Shapera

78. Mallery, Craig, and Paul Sherman

79. Maner, Julie, and Wendy Price

80. Mann, Graydon, and David Rawlins

81. Mark, Andrew, and Mark Smith

82. Marsden, Steve, and Ric Kajikawa

83. Marshall, Vanessa, and Santa Molina

84. Martin, April

85. McKeon, Terry; Quinn, Anne, and Joyce Weeg

86. Mertens-Pelliterri, Lori, and Teresa Mertens-Pelliterri

87. Mesh, Peter, and Peter Slattery

88. Mikkola, Jari, and Mitchel

89. Munisteri, Ben

90. Perry, Marianne, and Marie Salemi

91. Phillips, Margerie, and Sandra Warren

92. Quirk and MJ

93. Reeves, Michelle, and Michelle Tripp

94. Reno, Suzy, and Amy Samonds

95. Rooney, Jackie, and Carole White

96. Sandi and Wendy

97. Schibley Schreiber, Paul, and Mark Schibley Schreiber

98. Schreibman, Jill, and Randi Berber

99. Shernoff, Michael

100. Stroud, Nancy, and Alicia Yanklowitz

101. Taggart, Lisa, and Kaye Waller

102. Tuttle, Robert

103. Vazquez, Carmen

104. Villarosa, Linda

105. Voscott, Perry, and Hoa Voscott

106. Walker-Smith, Robert, and Shawn Walker-Smith

107. Ward, Joseph, and Lamont Williams

108. Wolfson, Evan

109. Woodworth, Robert

110. Zoe, Guillian, and Melise-Claire Zoe

Box 2

1. Bergstedt, Spencer: 15 Apr 1997; Woodworth, Robert, part 1: 20 Apr 1997

2. Boggis, Terry: 19 Feb 1997

3. Burns, Richard: 1 Mar 1997

4. Cerullo, Margaret (Keynote) “Some Families Speak”

5. DiDonato, Paula, and Teeven, Judy: 13 Feb 1997

6. Engis-Brodsky, Ellen and Spannbauer, Nancy: 23 Mar 1997

7. Goldstein, Fran, and Lind, Tracy: 13 Apr 1997

8. Hill, Marjorie, and Edwards, Christine: 29 Apr 1997

9. Hinckley, Siobahn: 27 Apr 1997: Woodworth, Robert, part 2: 28 Apr 1997

10. Jones-Mack, Edward, and Mack-Jones, Timothous: 06 Mar 1997

11. Kleinbaum, Sharon: 07 May 1997; Quinn, Anne et al.: 11 May 1997

12. Leo, Diana: 07 Apr 1997; Masligh, Noemi and Soloway, Lavi: 16 Apr 1997

13. Marshall, Vanessa, and Molina, Santa: 02 May 1997

14. Martin, April: 10 May 1997

15. Melillo, Joseph, and Lagon, Patrick: 14 Jul 1997

16. Munisteri, Ben: 09 Feb 1997

17. Salzman, Martin, and Fontana, John: 13 May 1997; Murray, Louise and Fiol;-Matta, Liza: 17 May 1997

18. Shernoff, Michael: 19 May 1997; Jones, Elder Zach: 20 May 1997

18. Vazquez, Carmen: 02 Apr 1997

20. Villarosa, Linda: 29 May 1997: Boras, Mildred and Lopez, Wanda, part 2: 1 Jun 1997

21. Walton, Pam, and Carranza, Ruth: 11 May 1997; Murray, Louise and Fiol-Matta, Liza: 17 May 1997

22. Williamson, Cris, and Fure, Tref: 21 May 1997; Rotello, Gabriel: 22 May 1997

23. Wolfson, Evan: 22 May 1997; Borras, Mildred and Lopez, Wanda: 1 Jun 1997