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Vol. 1, Episode 2 - Margy Lesher

LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

Release Date: 01/08/2024

Vol . 1,  Ep.  9 - Andrea Meyerson show art Vol . 1, Ep. 9 - Andrea Meyerson

LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Episode 9 on Monday, February 26th, we meet Andrea Meyerson, founder of Women on a Roll, Women on the Net, as well as a filmmaker and an exciting lesbian travel business owner. Kelly. Listen to the penultimate lesbian activity director Andrea Meyerson and to the stories of LGBTQ heroes of the week at Our previous episodes may be found at https://ronnisanlo.com/podcasts/ Each episode shares what happened that week in LGBTQ history, interviews a guest who either made history or documented LGBTQ history, and presents a list of LGBTQ he-roes, she-roes and they-ros with birthdays that week....

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LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Episode 8 on Monday, February 19th, we meet Tracy Moore, Jewish lesbian activist and author of Lesbiot: Interviews with Lesbians in Israel. Tracy worked for such iconic organizations as Lambda Legal Defense Fund and Southern California Public Radio. She served on the board at the ONE Archives Foundation and was a member of the founding board of the LGBTQ Religious Archives Network. Listen to Tracy Moore and to the stories of LGBTQ heroes of the week at https://ronnisanlo.com/podcasts/ Our previous episodes may be found at https://ronnisanlo.com/podcasts/ Each episode shares what happened...

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LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Episode 7 on Monday, February 12th, we meet Dr. Kelly Watson who shares the story of Gay AA. Kelly has a long history of working in the recovery field. She's a successful businesswoman, is co-creator of the nonprofit Strait Knot Productions, and she's been an executive producer on a number of films and plays. She's also the co-host of the outstanding podcast LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly. Listen to recovery expert Dr. Kelly Watson and to the stories of LGBTQ heroes of the week at Our previous episodes may be found at Each episode shares what happened that week in LGBTQ...

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Vol. 1, Episode 6 - Sheila Kuehl show art Vol. 1, Episode 6 - Sheila Kuehl

LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Episode 6, on Monday, February 5th, we meet Sheila Kuehl, Los Angeles County supervisor and former actress. Sheila was California's first openly LGBT state legislator, having previously served in the California State Senate and the California State Assembly where she was the Assembly's first female speaker pro tem. Listen to the iconic Sheila James Kuehl and to the stories of LGBTQ heroes of the week at

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Vol. 1, Episode 5 - Berit Van Neste show art Vol. 1, Episode 5 - Berit Van Neste

LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Vol 1, Episode 5, Monday, January 29, we meet Berit Van Neste, doctoral student at the University of South Florida in Tampa, mother of pansexual adult children, daughter of a lesbian (Ronni) who lost custody of her and her brother when they were very young in 1979 Florida, and outspoken LGBTQ ally. Listen to Berit and to the stories of LGBTQ heroes of the week at 

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LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Vol 1., Episode 3, we meet with Brian McNaught, author, coach, and educator. Brian McNaught, dubbed "the godfather of gay diversity training" by The New York Times, is a prominent corporate diversity consultant specializing in LGBTQ+ issues in the workplace. With over four decades of experience since 1974, McNaught has leveraged his personal journey and expertise as a sexuality educator to address audiences globally. Authoring thirteen books on LGBTQ+ issues, some used as college texts, and featuring in seven DVDs, McNaught's impact extends to professional and university audiences across...

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LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Vol 1., Episode 3, we meet with Julie Enszer, scholar and poet. In 2022, she had two books forthcoming; Rutgers University Press would publish OutWrite: The Speeches that Shaped LGBTQ Literary Culture in March of 2022 and Nightboat Books will publish Fire-Rimmed Eden: Selected Poems by Lynn Lonidier in June of 2022. Her scholarly book manuscript, A Fine Bind, is a history of lesbian-feminist presses from 1969 until 2009. Her scholarly work has appeared or is forthcoming in Southern Cultures, Journal of Lesbian Studies, American Periodicals, WSQ,...

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LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In Vol 1., Episode 2, we meet with Margy Lesher, Executive Director of Lesbian Connection.  Lesbian Connection is a bimonthly magazine that has been published since 1974, serving as a worldwide forum for news, ideas, and information by and for lesbians. It operates as a grassroots forum, featuring content contributed by readers. The magazine covers various topics such as places to live and travel, lesbian-friendly accommodations, websites, events, products, legal and real estate services, and more. Additionally, it includes the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For" and addresses issues...

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Vol. 1, Episode 1 - Katie Ullman show art Vol. 1, Episode 1 - Katie Ullman

LGBTQ History Alive! with Ronni and Kelly

In our inaugural episode, we feature Kate Ullman, a committed LGBT activist and co-founder of The L-Fund. Established in 2012, The L-Fund provides emergency financial aid to cis, trans, and queer-identifying lesbians in the Coachella Valley and beyond. Beyond crisis support, their grants now cover education, health, wellness, and empowerment for lesbian artists. Founded by and for lesbians, they actively collaborate with the wider community to uplift the well-being of our fellow sisters.

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In Vol 1., Episode 2, we meet with Margy Lesher, Executive Director of Lesbian Connection. 

Lesbian Connection is a bimonthly magazine that has been published since 1974, serving as a worldwide forum for news, ideas, and information by and for lesbians. It operates as a grassroots forum, featuring content contributed by readers. The magazine covers various topics such as places to live and travel, lesbian-friendly accommodations, websites, events, products, legal and real estate services, and more. Additionally, it includes the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For" and addresses issues relevant to the lesbian community, including relationships, politics, health, and gay marriage. The magazine sustains itself through voluntary reader donations, and subscriptions are free for all lesbians, aiming to connect the global lesbian community.