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Breaking Barriers

Excerpts from the Red River Rainbow Seniors oral history project called “Breaking Barriers: Harvesting LGBTQ Stories from the Northern Plains.” It features stories from folks who grew up back when being “out” was socially unacceptable.

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An anonymous interviewee describes his gradual realization about his sexuality, the impact on his family, and the joy he finds in his new life with his new love. He is interviewed by project volunteer Larry Peterson, professor of history emeritus.

Breaking Barriers: Harvesting LGBTQ Stories from the Northern Plains is an oral history project from the Red River Rainbow Seniors. It features stories from folks who grew up back when being “out” was much harder. In this first episode, we get an introduction to the project and hear an excerpt as Mark Chekola, a member of the Red River Rainbow Seniors visits with Prairie Public host Doug Hamilton.

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