Oral History: Rupert Kinnard

GLAPN partners with the LGBTQ History Senior Capstone at Portland State University to produce oral histories that record the stories, struggles, and triumphs of LGBTQ elders in the Pacific Northwest.

Click below to listen to an oral history interview with Rupert Kinnard, recorded on February 14, 2013. Rupert Kinnard is a cartoonist/graphic designer who has been involved with the gay community in Portland, Oregon through working at Just Out and also nationally with his comic strips that take a humorous slant on the issues of gay people of color and other marginalized communities. He discusses a few different subjects that include the accident that left him paraplegic, his experience and career in cartooning and graphic design, working for Just Out, his new venture The LifeCapsule Project, and his feelings on gay marriage.

Click Here for a Transcript of the Rupert Kinnard Oral History Interview


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