In Part 1 of this interview, Martha Gardner discusses the women's march and speakout held in the spring of 1985. She describes fraternity activities and campus conditions that prompted female students to plan a day of events that addressed sexual violence, gender discrimination, and homophobia at Brown.
In Part 2, Gardner focuses on the aftermath of the 1985 women's march and speakout. She discusses her involvement with the Sarah Doyle Women's Center, gay and lesbian outreach and activism on campus, and her work as a Woman's Peer Counselor.
In Part 3, she describes fraternity activities that precipitated and followed the speakout, and the women's peer counselor program. Gardner concludes by sharing her experience coming out as a lesbian at Brown, and remembering the citizens' arrest organized by Brown students in response to a campus recruitment visit from the CIA.