Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive
Revisiting the Archive: Episode 10: Perry Watkins
May 23, 2020 · 22 min
Play episode

When Perry Watkins was drafted in 1968, he assumed the Army would reject him for being gay. They didn’t. When they got rid of him after 15 years of service, he fought back. As we face the systemic inequalities Covid-19 has once again laid bare, an enraging tale of prejudice, triumph, and tragedy.

Visit our Season Three episode webpage for background information, archival photos, and other resources.

Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Search
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu