Interview with Sam Dorr, September 12, 2018

Project: Outsouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Sam Dorr shares his life and career in Louisville, Kentucky. Dorr describes being fired from his job for being gay in 1981, the ensuing legal struggle, and publicly coming out as gay during that period. Dorr also shares his passion for the Episcopal Church, and talks about his husband Charles, whom he legally married in 2009.

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2018oh546_lgbtq039

Interviewee Name

Sam Dorr

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Adriana Sisko

Interview Date

2018-09-12

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Dorr, Sam Interview by Adriana Sisko. 12 Sep. 2018. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Dorr, S. (2018, September 12). Interview by A. Sisko. Outsouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Dorr, Sam, interview by Adriana Sisko. September 12, 2018, Outsouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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