Hutchins, Lorainne Papers
Span Dates: 1948-1990s
Volume: 30.5 linear ft.
The papers include correspondence, photographs, research files, and writings from Loraine Hutchins, a leader of the U.S. bisexual rights movement. Her papers include a substantial periodical collection that contains publications related to radical feminism and feminist spirituality.
Loraine Hutchins, Ph.D., is a founder and leader of the U.S. bisexual rights and liberation movement who has increasingly integrated issues of spirituality into her sexuality education work. She co-edited Bi Any Other Name: Bisexual People Speak Out, the anthology that catalyzed the bi movement and is still in print and well-beloved in college courses thirteen years later. A native Washingtonian, Hutchins has always emphasized the inter-connecting issues of race, gender and class in her work and sexual liberation's connection to overall issues of social justice and human rights. More information is available in her profile.
A finding aid is available online.
The Loraine Hutchins Papers are located at Smith College in Northampton, MA
Women's spirituality | Author/editor | Bisexual activism | Feminism | Women and Religion | Hutchins, Loraine