Rebecca Scott

Name

Rebecca Scott

Biography

Rebecca Scott was born in Wheat Ridge, CO in 1971. When she came out during the era of the AIDS epidemic, she immediately became an advocate for safe sex within the gay male community. Scott became a well-known name in Boise’s local music scene. This interview talks about the changes of the perceptions of the gay community in Boise between the early 1990s and 2011. Scott feels that the LGBT community has moved beyond the stereotypes put upon themselves and those of the media.

Keywords

AIDS, conversion therapy, abuse, Emerald City Club, music, Ani DiFranco, Pride, Matthew Shepard, Ellen DeGeneres, Jodi Foster, The “L” word, identifiers, “gayspeak, ” drag kings

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Interview Date

12-1-2011

Files

Download RebeccaScott-TimeNotation.pdf (189 KB)

Interview Duration

This material is copyrighted by Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University

City

Boise

Rights Management

This material is copyrighted by Special Collections and Archives, Boise State University

Disciplines

Community-Based Research | Gender and Sexuality | History of Gender | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Oral History | Sociology | United States History | Women's Studies

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