"Live and Let Live: 58 Years Later" • Interview w/ Randy Wicker


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Featuring Sylvia Rivera, Michael, and stories about Marsha P. Johnson, the Mattachine, and radical activism. • Recorded in Hoboken, New Jersey, January 16, 2020. •

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Resources, donations, and the full voice cast for the podcast can be found at queerserial.com. Listen to the full, unedited version of “Live and Let Live” from WBAI in 1962 at Patreon.com/QueerSerial, or hear it in the context of its history in season 2, episode 11. Watch Randy Wicker and Sylvia Rivera talk on the pier here on YouTube or Vimeo. Watch the Marsha P. Johnson documentary “Pay It No Mind” here on YouTube. Listen to Randy’s full 1966 interview with St. Philomena on WBAI here on my website. And look through Randy’s photo collection here on Flickr!

This season is also brought to you in part by the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, San Francisco! Thanks, sis!

Check out my other podcast for one of Chicago’s oldest gay bars Sidetrack, “OutSpoken: LGBTQ Storytelling."

Music is by Blue Dot Sessions. The original Mattachine Society jester logo is used courtesy of ONE Archives at the USC Libraries. “Live and Let Live” courtesy Pacifica Radio Archives. WBAI, September 1, 1962. “Randy Wicker Interviews Sylvia Rivera on the Pier” by Randy Wicker.

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