Meg Christian, I Know You Know, 1974 on Olivia.

I don’t normally try to make these vinyl posts topical, but picked up this album recently and it felt right to post it during LGBTQ Pride month.

Olivia Records was a woman-owned feminist collective label started in 1973 – this was their first release. Meg Christian was (and is) openly gay and was a founding member of Olivia.

Check out “Ode To a Gym Teacher” recorded live at the Full Moon coffeehouse in SF.

There still is an Olivia travel company specializing in cruises for lesbian and LGBTQ+ audiences: Olivia Travels, which the label became