Jack L. Coffman

Title

Jack L. Coffman

Description

Jack L. Coffman shares his experiences being gay during the 1960s, 1970s, and beyond. Coffman talks about the love of his life, Teddy, as well as about working in IT at the University of Kentucky for a number of years, his friendships, and life in Lexington over the decades.

Subject

Families.
Religion
Closeted gays.
Gay men.
Gay men--Identity.
Gay men--Sexual behavior.
Homosexuality.
Sexual minorities.
Sexual minorities--Identity.
College environment
College students--Attitudes.
College students--Conduct of life.
College students--Social conditions
Universities and colleges.
Indiana University
Gay couples.
Lexington (Ky.).
Gay men--Legal status, laws, etc.
Homosexuality--Law and legislation.
Coming out (Sexual orientation)
University of Kentucky

Format

video

Identifier

2018oh545_lgbtq038

Interviewer

Adriana Sisko

Interviewee

Jack L. Coffman

Interview Keyword

Childhood
South Bend (Ind.)
School discipline
Discipline of children
Education
African Americans--Segregation
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Public opinion
Lungs--Cancer.
Health.
Care of the sick.
Same-sex marriage
Interpersonal relations
Friendship.
Physicians--Kentucky
Gays--Violence against

Files

out_coffman.PNG


Citation

“Jack L. Coffman,” OutSouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, accessed December 11, 2019, https://nunncenter.net/outsouth/items/show/53.