Collection Info

Fertig, Jack (Sister Boom Boom)

Span Dates: 1998

Volume: Oral history interview #98-019

Description

This interview concerns the gay liberation movement from its origins in the homophile movement. It discusses topics of civil rights, his experiences in Chicago, religion, the homophile movement, and Fertig's association with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. The interview was conducted by Roland Schembari.

Hist/Bio Note

Jack Fertig, born in 1955, is a self-identified Jewish-raised pagan who converted to Catholicism and now makes a living as an astrologer. He is a wit and activist in San Francisco.

Finding Aid

A transcript of the interview can be found at the following web address.
http://www.glbthistory.org/research/oh/Fertig_Jack5-29-1998_web.pdf

Location

The oral history interview is located at the GLBT Historical Society of Northern California in San Francisco.
http://www.glbthistory.org

Index Terms

Neo-PaganSisters of Perpetual IndulgenceBlock, GilbertSadie, Sadie the Rabbi LadyCaliforniaChicago [IL]San Francisco [CA]Fertig, JackSister Boom Boom