Zoe Nicholson

Zoe Nicholson has been an Equality Activist for over 50 years.  She is an artist, activist, author speaker, and organizer.

From the 1968 Chicago Democratic Convention to the Supreme Court steps for Marriage Equality.

Movements she has participated in include Peace, Labor, Civil Rights, Choice, Public Health, Women, LGBTQ always with a resolute commitment to nonviolent direct action.

With a B.A. in Theology, Quincy University and a M.A. in Ethics, USC, she began her professional life teaching high school for five years.

In 1976, she opened, a women’s bookstore in Newport Beach, CA ~ The Magic Speller.

In 1982, she joined six women in Springfield, Illinois., in a public fast for 37 days in support of the Equal Rights Amendment.

In 2018, Zoe premiered her one woman play, Tea with Alice and Me; The Intersecting Lives of Two Militant Visionaries.

Current Associations

Long Beach Human Relations Commission

CLUE  Clergy & Laity United for Economic Justice

Director of Long Beach Suffrage Centennial Circle of Women

SAGE Ambassador (Services & Advocacy for LGBTQ Elders)

Pacific Shore NOW, founder and president

Long Beach Women’s Democratic Study Club

ERA Once and For All


Books, Movies, Play   2019

Just released, The Hungry Heart, Second Edition with epilogue by Sonia Johnson

full length Documentary, Still Working 9-5,  in production with Parton, Fonda, Tomlin

TV, We’ll Meet Again with Ann Curry, PBS January, reunited with Sonia Johnson after 37 years.

One woman show, Tea With Alice and Me,







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