Kersey, Jack

Date:
01-15-2006
Length:
120 mins.
Interviewer:
Fosl, Cate
Transcription available:
yes
Series:
Louisville's LGBTQ Movement
Series ID:
2015_076
Interview Number(s):
2015_76_1
2015_76_2
Summary:
Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Mr. Kersey a white gay man active in Louisville gay life from the 1950s-90s in context of longtime committed relationship (partner now deceased). Kersey became first gay to “come out” on local TV in 1978; active in Old Louisville politics and real estate; retired in Fort Lauderdale (site of interview); active in early anti-AIDS campaigns.
Topic(s):
Gay liberation movement - Kentucky - Louisville