Judith Markowitz
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Dr. Judith Markowitz is a lifelong Chicagoan. She's internationally recognized as a “thought leader" in the high-tech field of speech processing. She’s published over 200 articles and two books. She received the 2003 GLBT Business & Technology Leadership Award. Since coming out in the 1970s, she’s contributed to the LGBT community as a Lavender University instructor; professional musician performing at Mountain Moving Coffeehouse, Lesbian Writers Conferences, and LGBT events; reviewer for Lambda Book Report; and lecturer at Gerber/Hart Library. She wrote The Gay Detective Novel and is Secretary of the Board of the Lambda Literary Foundation. She met her life partner, Susan Franz, in 1980.

  Video Interview Date: 2007-07-26 Interviewer: Tracy Baim


See Also:
  Judith Markowitz & Susan Franz



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