“I can’t turn my back. I can’t pretend I don’t see what I see. Having the words racism and homophobia spoken out loud gives me hope.”
Organizer, Educator, Author. Education and research coordinator for the Sacramento Rape Crisis Center. Women’s studies professor emeritus at California State University, Sacramento. Owned and operated Lioness Books, Sacramento’s feminist bookstore, from 1980-2000. Actively involved with the Feminist Bookstore Network, Women’s Stress Alternatives, Women in Apprenticeship Training and West Women’s Employment Services and Training. Child Action Incorporated. Old Lesbians Organizing for Change supporter.
Interviewed by Judy Waxman, March 2022
Photo 1. Theresa Corrigan, 1977. Photo 2.With a Fly’s Eye, Whale’s Wit and a Woman’s Heart by Theresa Corrigan and Stephanie Hoppe, July 1989. Photo 3.And a Deer’s Ear, Eagle’s Song and Bear’s Grace: Animals and Women, by Theresa Corrigan and Stephanie Hoppe, March 1991.