Cheers, Everybody!

Marie Cartier and Carolyn Weathers will both be presenting at the American Academy of Religion Annual Conference this year held in San Antonio, Texas.

Carolyn, whose photo appears on the cover of Marie’s book, Baby, You Are My Religion, will be presenting on and giving a tour of LGBTQI sites in San Antonio from the 1950s and 60s. Carolyn has an extensive collection of photos she has been taking since the 1950s and includes sites such as the Acme Bar, Top Hat, Fernando’s, and other locations around the city and the surrounding countryside. Here is a short clip of her on The HomoFiles  public access show from 2011.

Marie will also be presenting her paper on the Orlando Pulse nightclub tragedy. You can watch an excerpt of her presentation from the WeHo Lesbian Panel Series in September 2016.

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Freedom – Myrna’s Story

Dr. Cartier tells the story of Myrna, 1950’s housewife… and insomniac.

Ginny’s Story

Marie Cartier tells a little of Ginny’s story, one of the original informants from Marie’s dissertation.

The HomoFiles Project is Awarded Cal Humanities Community Stories Grant

Great news! We were awarded the Cal Humanities Community Stories grant to help us make The HomoFiles as a documentary. Very grateful to our fiscal sponsor, POWER UP Films, and to The Center at Long Beach for their in-kind contributions. We are excited to begin work on this project and look forward to posting more about the process as we move along. Thanks again to Cal Humanities, POWER UP, and The Center of Long Beach.

The HomoFiles wins Favorite Local Live Series!

The HomoFiles: Real Live Lesbian Pulp with Dr. Marie Cartier won West Hollywood Public Acces Users Choice Award 2010 for “Favorite Local Live Series”. The show is produced by Kimberly Esslinger , Sue Sexton, and Dr. Marie Cartier and features primary interviews with pre-Stonewall gay women. Thank you West Hollywood!

Dr. Marie Cartier and Kimberly Esslinger

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