Gail Gutsche describes her early background and first interest in feminism after explaining that her work in Montana began at the Missoula Planned Parenthood and her involvement in the Reproductive Rights Coalition since 1992. She describes how that background along with an earlier experience with a feminist publishing company was good training for being in the legislature. Gutsche discusses her feminism-related legislative focuses including insurance coverage for contraception, promoting sex education, and pro-choice activism. She also expalins her work with NARAL and the institutionalized sexism in the legislature.
Women legislators; Women; Women's rights; Pro-choice movement; Feminism
Montana Feminist History Oral History Project OH-378, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (63 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (19 p. : 28 cm.)
OCLC Record Number
Gutsche, Gail, "Gail Gutsche Interview" (2001). Montana Feminist History Oral History Collection. OH 378-043.