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Oral history interview with Dr. Edward B. Segel, by Lisa Brandt Heckman
- 2007-05-22 (Creation)
online resource (2 audio files (56 min., 47 sec.) + Transcript (1 PDF file)
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Dr. Segel is a Professor of History and Humanities at Reed College in Portland, Oregon, specializing in European diplomatic history. He was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, and began the process of coming out as a gay man only after his arrival at University of California, Berkeley in the mid 1960s.
Dr. Segel has been involved in numerous gay social and political organizations both in Portland and abroad, including Gay Men Together, the Right to Privacy/Pride PAC, the St. Catherine's Society, and the Cookboys, to name just a few. He enjoys writing comic verse, especially parodies of Gilbert & Sullivan, and has written lyrics for the Portland Gay Men's Chorus.
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Segel discusses the history of some of the local Portland non-profit organizations including Basic Rights Oregon (BRO), Love Makes A Family, Right to Pride, and Portland Town Council, as well as the individuals involved.
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Creative Commons - Attribution, Non-Commercial, ShareAlike (BY-NC-SA) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/
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Lib. Acc. 26281
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Oral history interview with Dr. Edward B. Segel, by Lisa Brandt Heckman, 2007 May 22, SR 11121, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.