Louisville's LGBTQ Movement

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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Ms. Baker an active in Fairness Campaign in early 2000s, outspoken African American trans(woman) activist.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Ms. Carter a North Carolina activist, long among leading southern LGBT rights leaders of color; consultant to development of Fairness; co-founder of Southerners On New Ground; spent fall 2004 in Kentucky working on No-on-the-Amendment drive.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Mr. Darnell who is a Black gay man that first became active in the Louisville Youth Group. He “came out” while a student at UofL, later worked for Fairness Campaign staff organizer.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Ms. Jones a plaintiff in 1970 lesbian marriage case in Louisville, which spawned formation of Louisville Gay Liberation Front and which appears to have been second such legal trial (first with female plaintiffs) in US history. Ms. Jones was proprietor of a massage parlor, homeowner, and single mother who was harassed into retreat for fear of losing children. She still lives in Louisville and chooses to keep a low profile.
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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.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Ms. Kraemer who is active in women’s music scene who came out as lesbian in college at WKU and got active politically back in Louisville, becoming committed antiracist and serving as Fairness first paid staffer.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Mr. Lott a bisexual white man active in gay/lesbian rights causes since early 1970s. Lott was a leader in early gay-politics organization, Greater Louisville Human Rights Coalition, and March for Justice, Inc., the originator of the annual march out of which idea for Fairness was born. More recently a co-chair of Kentucky Alliance against Racist and Political Repression.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Mr. Miller a well-known local attorney who prosecuted the 1970 lesbian marriage trial as young assistant commonwealth’s attorney.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Ms. Moten a minister to the homeless at Jefferson Street Baptist Community, leader in people-of-color-organizing in early years of Fairness, possibly first “out” African American lesbian in Louisville.
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Interview regarding the history of Louisville's LGBTQ movement with Ms. Nelson an early out lesbian in 1970s was in the Louisville Gay Liberation Front as teenager, resided in Gay Liberation House in Highlands, 1971, arrested when house was “busted.” Nelson later became a nurse and married her partner; she remained peripherally active in the movement.