Joe Christopherson was born in Illinois in 1973. He graduated from Boise State University in 1998 and later became a manager at the Balcony Club. Christopherson organized the Pride Festival for two years as well as worked on the Sticky Note Campaign. He also protested against the sodomy laws. This interview discusses the challenge in meeting other gay people outside of the bar scene and the lack of support systems for teens from religious backgrounds.
Matthew Shepard, hate crimes, depression, drug/alcohol abuse, Nicole LeFavour, Sodomy laws, sperm donor, sub-communities, internet, gender roles, Kinsey Scale
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