Young gay African-American Ken Smith: his lesbian grandmother gave him important advice: "You do You!"

Recorded July 16, 2019 Archived July 16, 2019 26:20 minutes
Languages: N/A
Id: APP649477

Description

Ken Smith, a young gay African-American man from Dayton, Ohio, started coming out in the 1990s. His openly lesbian grandmother Grace (Thornton) Vaughn, gave him some important advice from 20 years earlier: "You do You!" Grace sued to marry her girlfriend in 1974, just five years after the Stonewall uprising. #Stonewall OutLoud

Participants

  • Jerry Mallicoat