Interview with Ernesto Scorsone, December 11, 2017

Project: Outsouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

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.

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2017oh764_lgbtq007

Interviewee Name

Ernesto Scorsone

Interviewer Name

Lance Poston

Interview Date

2017-12-11

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Scorsone, Ernesto Interview by Lance Poston. 11 Dec. 2017. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Scorsone, E. (2017, December 11). Interview by L. Poston. Outsouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Scorsone, Ernesto, interview by Lance Poston. December 11, 2017, Outsouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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