Responding with History and Story: An Interview with Joan Nestle— David Denborough


Joan Nestle is one of the founders of the Lesbian Herstory Archives in New York City and has been an instrumental figure in the documentation of lesbian history as well as a highly respected teacher and writer (see reading list below). In this interview, Joan elegantly articulates why she and others chose to respond to the pathologisation of lesbian lives with the creation of history and stories. This interview took place in Adelaide, South Australia. David Denborough was the interviewer.