electroshock

8:17pm

Wed December 26, 2012
Out in the Bay - 12/27 - 7 pm

Chana Wilson's mom-daughter memoir "Riding Fury Home."

Chana Wilson grew up in the 1950s with a suicidal mother.  As an adult, she learned that her mother had been a closeted lesbian given psychiatric treatments – including electroshock – to “cure” her. Mother and daughter developed a deep bond when both came out as lesbians in the women’s and gay liberation movements of the late 1960s and ’70s.

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