Michael Aldridge

Title

Michael Aldridge

Description

Michael Aldridge shares his extensive experience in working with LGBTQ rights as the Director of the Kentucky ACLU. Aldridge also shares his life journey as a gay man, from realizing his attraction, to coming out, to eventually marrying his husband.

Subject

Childhood
Shelby County (Ky.)
Shelbyville (Ky.)
Louisville (Ky.)
Families.
Education
Religion
Education, Higher
Social justice.
Gay men.
Gay men--Identity.
Gays--Identity.
Homosexuality.
Sexual minorities--Identity.
Sexual orientation.
Gay men--United States--Social conditions.
Discrimination.
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Centre College (Danville, Ky.)
Gay men--Family relationships--United States.
Gays--Family relationships.
Parents of gays.
American Civil Liberties Union
Kentucky--Politics and government
Homosexuality--Law and legislation.
Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
Marriage
Civil rights--Law and legislation

Format

video

Identifier

2018oh324_lgbtq020

Interviewer

Adriana Sisko

Interviewee

Michael Aldridge

Interview Keyword

Greek life
Blackballed
ACLU of Kentucky
Kentucky ACLU
Same-sex marriages
Kentuckians for the Commonwealth (KFTC)
Greek letter societies.
Closeted gays.
College students--Social conditions
College environment
College students--Attitudes.

Files

aldridge.PNG


Citation

“Michael Aldridge,” OutSouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, accessed December 6, 2019, https://www.nunncenter.net/outsouth/items/show/44.