Ernesto Scorsone is a lawyer, politician, and judge from Kentucky. At the time of this interview he is serving as Fayette Circuit Court Judge. In this interview he discusses his personal background, his coming out experience, and the places in Kentucky where he felt welcome and those where he felt unwelcome. He talks about his early interest in politics, running for office, and his experience as an out gay man in politics. He talks about his involvement in passing LGBTQ-related legislation, as well as healthcare and education legislation.
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
Gay men--Relations with heterosexuals
Gays--United States--Social conditions.
Kentucky--Politics and government
Law and legislation
Gay men--Legal status, laws, etc.
Educational law and legislation--Kentucky
Healthcare law and legislation--Kentucky
Gay rights--United States.
Gays--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
Homosexuality--Law and legislation--United States.
Gay couples--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States.
Hate crime legislation
Domestic violence legislation
“Ernesto Scorsone,” OutSouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, accessed July 28, 2021, https://www.nunncenter.net/outsouth/items/show/7.