Interview with Jeff Perrotti, sports columnist for "The Guide to the Gay Northeast," 1988 December 11

Title

Interview with Jeff Perrotti, sports columnist for "The Guide to the Gay Northeast," 1988 December 11

Date

1988-12-11

Description

In this recording of Boston's Other Voice, which 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 Locker Room," 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, which include softball, volleyball, bowling, and soccer leagues for gay men. The interview explores issues such as the taboo of homosexuality in sports, the involvement of athletes in gay politics, and the upcoming Gay Games.

Creator

Boston's Other Voice

Subject

Perrotti, Jeff; Gay athletes; Gay Games; Radio programs; Boston (Mass.); Lesbians; Gay men; Bisexuals; Transgender people

Contributor

Stickel, Peter

Publisher

The History Project: Documenting LGBTQ Boston

Rights

Copyright restrictions may apply. Email info@historyproject.org for more information.

Type

Sound

Format

audio/mp3

Identifier

THP-046-BOV-049_19881211

Duration

30:11

Bit Rate/Frequency

128000

Citation

Boston's Other Voice, “Interview with Jeff Perrotti, sports columnist for "The Guide to the Gay Northeast," 1988 December 11,” Documented | Digital Collections of The History Project, accessed December 17, 2017, http://historyproject.omeka.net/items/show/152.

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