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In his December 2014 interview with Michelle Dubert-Bellrichard, Stephen Lovegrove shares his story coming to Winthrop as an “out” student recently kicked out of a religious college. Lovegrove details his perception of the attitude toward LGBTQ people and issues in Winthrop and Rock Hill. Lovegrove identifies resources in the community that are beneficial to LGBTQ people. He also comments on the LGBTQ social movement in terms of growing acceptance and the challenges it will face. This interview was conducted for inclusion into the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections Oral History Program.
1 hour, 14 minutes
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Safe Zones, Human Rights Campaign, Churches, Religion, LGBTQ Rights
Lovegrove, Stephen, "Interview with Stephen Lovegrove" (2014). Browse All Oral History Interviews. OH 126.
LC Subject Headings
Winthrop University -- Alumni and alumnae, Sexual minority college students -- South Carolina -- Rock Hill, Sexual minority college students -- Social life and customs, Sexual minorities in higher education, Discrimination in higher education, Christian sexual minorities, Sexual minorities -- Civil rights, Sexual minorities -- Social networks