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0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
This is an interview with a gay man in his fifties raised on a farm, one of several siblings, in Southern West Virginia. Not aware of his sexual orientation until he had been married with a family for several years, the informant came out to himself and others well into his adult years. He chronicles that experience, as well as directions his life has taken subsequently in committed relationships with men and with a continuation of close involvement in the church. This interview contains descriptions of the formation of West Virginia’s first gay pride march.
Disclaimer: Some of the language in this interview may use outdated terminology or language.
This interview was made available because of the Honors 480 course, Trash or Treasure: An Introduction to Archives during the fall 2021 semester. This item was digitized and metadata was provided by Ashalia Aggarwal.
Appalachia, Rural, West Virginia
sexual minorities, feminism, kinship, oral history, social acceptance
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Kline, Carrie Noble and Anonymous, "Interview #4 Abstract and Transcript, 2001" (2001). 0705: Carrie Noble Kline Papers. 10.