[Wesley Phelps interview with Charolette Taft, August 18, 2022]

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Audio interview from the Wes Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection recorded during August 18th, 2022 in Glorieta, New Mexico. Phelps interviews Charolette Taft on her experiences as a Dallas spokesperson and activist in the 1970s during the emerging women's rights movement. Taft speaks on her involvement in the custody case of Mary Jo Risher, a lesbian woman who lost custody of her young son to her ex-husband. She continues to discuss her experiences running the Routh Street Women's Clinic in Dallas and her extensive political involvement in the Women's and Gay Rights movements. They continue on to discuss the modern implications … continued below

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Phelps, Wes August 18, 2022.

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Audio interview from the Wes Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection recorded during August 18th, 2022 in Glorieta, New Mexico. Phelps interviews Charolette Taft on her experiences as a Dallas spokesperson and activist in the 1970s during the emerging women's rights movement. Taft speaks on her involvement in the custody case of Mary Jo Risher, a lesbian woman who lost custody of her young son to her ex-husband. She continues to discuss her experiences running the Routh Street Women's Clinic in Dallas and her extensive political involvement in the Women's and Gay Rights movements. They continue on to discuss the modern implications of the overturning of Roe v. Wade and it's implications towards cases such as Texas v. Morales.

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  • Preferred Citation: Wes Phelps Podcast Interviews Collection (AR0976), University of North Texas Special Collections

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Interviews recorded for the purpose of being included in a narrative podcast series titled "Queering the Lone Star State: The Legal Battle for Equality in Texas."

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Phelps, Wes. [Wesley Phelps interview with Charolette Taft, August 18, 2022], audio recording, August 18, 2022; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc2010329/: accessed April 15, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.

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