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Big Joy Oral Histories: B

Boyd, Malcolm

Interviewee: Malcolm Boyd
Interviewers: Stephen Silha and Eric Slade
Date of interview: 2010
Extent: 35 minutes, 21 seconds

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Malcolm Boyd (1923-2015) was an American Episcopal priest and author. He was active in the civil rights movement as one of the Freedom Riders in 1961 and as a minister. After leading in the Anti-Vietnam War movement, he "came out" in 1977, and became life partners with author Mark Thompson in the 1980s; they married in 2015. He wrote over 30 books, including the bestseller Are You Running with Me, Jesus? (1965), Take Off the Masks (1978), and Gay Priest: An Inner Journey (1986).

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