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Abbott, Franklin

Interviewee: Franklin Abbott
Interviewer: Wesley Chenault
Date of Interview: September 30, 2011
Extent: 1 audio file

Interviewee: Franklin Abbott
Interviewer: Jason Ezell
Date of interview: December 14, 2015
Extent: 1 audio file



Psychotherapist, poet and social activist Franklin Abbott, was an original member of the Radical Faeries. He has participated in pro-feminist men’s conferences and has edited anthologies of writings by men about gender (the most recent is Boyhood: Growing Up Male, University of Wisconsin Press).



Anderson, Charles

Interviewee: Charles Anderson
Interviewer: Andy Reisinger
Date of Interview: October 7, 2014
Extent: 24 pages; 1 audio file; 4 video files

Anderson, Ken

Interviewee: Ken Anderson
Interviewer: Stephen Zietz
Date of interview: September 12, 2014
Extent: 46 pages; 1 audio file

Ken Anderson is a writer, retired professor and comedian. His published works include: The Intense Island; Someone Bought the House on the Island; Hasty Hearts; Sea Change; and The Statue of Pan.

Anderson delves into his childhood in Louisiana and his potential Bonnie and Clyde connection. He talks about his five marriages and coming out. As he describes his professional life as a gay professor in Georgia, he shares stories of both bigotry and support. He also discusses religion, writing and Italy.

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