A Horrific Case of Murder that Reinforces Gay Stereotypes

Historians in the News
tags: OAH2015

Lauren Gutterman is a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Minnesota Society of Fellows. 

Lauren Gutterman was interviewed by the History News Network on April 17, 2015 during the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians where she discussed the case of Jeannance Freeman, who was convicted of murdering the two children of her lesbian lover. In the interview Ms. Gutterman breaks the taboo of gay historians who have shied away from stories that tend to reinforce stereotypes about gays.

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