Queer as Fact

Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake

May 15, 2017

…this heart to her inclin’d by every gentle tie that binds the tender heart…” -Charity Bryant, 1808

In today’s episode we’re talking about Charity Bryant and Sylvia Drake. Charity and Sylvia were a same-sex couple who lived together in 19th century Weybridge, Vermont for over 40 years, recognised by members of their community as a married couple.

Transcript available here!