Interview Location: recorded remotely from Iowa City, IA and Shoreham, NY
Place of Birth: Plattsville, WI
Birth Year: 1970
Occupation: Herbal Consultant and Educator
Interviewer: Elliot Wesselborg
Summary: Stephany discusses her activism and community organizing as a natural response to material injustices she witnessed and experienced growing up. She shares about her work as a herbalist, co-founding the Iowa City Mutual Aid Collective and their response to the crisis conditions of Covid-19 and her experiences as a medic during Black Lives Matter protests in Iowa City.
Interview Location: Grinnell United Church of Christ, Grinnell, IA
Interviewers: Lucid Thomas and Lydia James
Summary: In this group interview, LGBT and allied parishioners of the Grinnell United Church of Christ reflect on how perspectives on race and sexuality have changed locally in the church over the years, what it means to be an Open and Affirming congregation, experiences being allies to LGBT people generally in Iowa, and more.
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