Mel Lesch

Title

Mel Lesch

Description

Mel Lesch shares her life journey from moving state to state and eventually settling in Lexington, Kentucky. Lesch discusses her life as queer person, her passion for activism, and her passion for working with students. Lesch talks about gender identity, Down Syndrome, and the sexual identities she has identified with.

Subject

Families.
Childhood
Education
Dates (Social engagements)
Dating (Social customs)
Friendship.
Sexual orientation.
Lesbians
Homosexuality.
Sexual minorities.
Sexual minority community.
University of Kentucky
Sexual minority college students
Education, Higher
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Lexington (Ky.).
Gender expression.
Gender identity.
Gender issues
Gender.

Format

video

Identifier

2018oh337_lgbtq023

Interviewer

Adriana Sisko

Interviewee

Mel Lesch

Interview Keyword

Religion
Homosexuality--Religious aspects.
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park (Md.)
Kentucky--Social conditions
Down syndrome
Queerness
Transgender people.

Files

lesch.PNG


Citation

“Mel Lesch,” OutSouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, accessed December 6, 2019, https://www.nunncenter.net/outsouth/items/show/46.