WNC LGBTQ Interviews Database

35 Interviews Completed | 16 Loaded to Library | 80 People Waiting to be Interviewed
IntervieweeKelly Harrison
Interview TitleKelly Harrison  (Part 1)
Interview Date08/01/2019
InterviewerRachel Muir
Websiteunca.edu
Interview Length0:49:19
Topics | Key Words

Introduction | Childhood in Hot Springs, NC | Coming Out as Gay | Living a closeted life | LGBT Community and Role Models in Youth | Aids Crisis in High School; First Pride Event | Going to College and Searching for LGBT Community | LGBT Organizations in Asheville C.L.O.S.E.R. and Avoiding the Gay Bar Scene | Gay Bar Scene in Asheville, NC | Mental Health Therapy and Coming Out | HIV Blindness and Health Service Experiences | Social Work Background and Leaving that Field | Spiritual Journey and Welcoming Institutions | Assessing Diversity in Asheville's LGBT Community

Segments

00:00:05 - Introduction
00:01:42 - Childhood in Hot Springs, NC
00:05:36 - Coming Out as Gay
00:08:19 - Living a closeted life
00:12:18 - LGBT Community and Role Models in Youth
00:14:23 - Aids Crisis in High School; First Pride Event
00:17:31 - Going to College and Searching for LGBT Community
00:19:44 - LGBT Organizations in Asheville: C.L.O.S.E.R. and Avoiding the Gay Bar Scene
00:22:00 - Gay Bar Scene in Asheville, NC
00:25:07 - Mental Health Therapy and Coming Out
00:29:22 - HIV Blindness and Health Service Experiences
00:30:29 - Social Work Background and Leaving that Field
00:35:28 - Spiritual Journey and Welcoming Institutions
00:41:34 - Assessing Diversity in Asheville's LGBT Community"

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