Aussie oral history project to record gay life storiestags: Australia, Macquarie University, National Library of Australia, University of Queensland
An oral history project will document the life stories of gay and lesbian Australians in a first comprehensive record of the changing attitudes to homosexuality.
The joint three-year project by Macquarie University and the National Library of Australia will use historians from the University of Queensland and the University of Melbourne to record the life stories of 60 gay and lesbian people across Australia.
Professor Clive Moore, who is involved in gathering the interviews from the University of Queensland, says the project is looking to hear from a range of perspectives.
"We want to gather [stories] from people who were born from about 1940 through to the younger generation that might be 20 years-old," Professor Moore says....
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