Interview with Jeff Perrotti, sports columnist for "The Guide to the Gay Northeast"

Title

Interview with Jeff Perrotti, sports columnist for "The Guide to the Gay Northeast"

Subject

Stickel, Peter
Perrotti, Jeff
Gay Games

Description

In this recording that aired on December 11, 1988, host Peter Stickel interviews Jeff Perrotti, columnist for "The Guide To The Gay Northeast." Perrotti writes the sports column, "Out of the Lockeroom," for the gay-male oriented monthly newspaper "The Guide to the Gay Northeast." Perrotti speaks about the stereotype of gay men not being athletes and the increasingly well organized gay sports leagues in Boston. Boston has well organized softball, volleyball, bowling, and soccer leagues for gay men. The interview delves into issues such as the taboo of homosexuality in the highly sexually charged atmosphere of sports, the involvement of athletes in gay politics, and the upcoming Gay Games.

Date

1988-12-11

Rights

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Type

Sound

Identifier

THP-BOV-26

Duration

30:11

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Files

12-11-88.mp3

Citation

“Interview with Jeff Perrotti, sports columnist for "The Guide to the Gay Northeast",” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed October 22, 2017, http://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/152.

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