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dc.contributor.authorOswald, Heatheren_US
dc.contributor.authorGraham, Anne M. (1966- )en_US
dc.contributor.otherGreaves, Jon C. (Jon Charles) (1957- )en_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Jon C. Greaves Jr., 2014-09-20, Kennesaw State University Archives Oral history project, 2014- , KSU/14/05/01/001, Kennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.descriptionJon Charles Greaves, Jr. was born in 1957 in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He graduated from Wabash College where he majored in philosophy with a concentration in psychology. Afterwards he worked in the retail industry and later was employed by PacTel Cellular. Greaves moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1983 where he began to get involved in LGBT organizations such as Friends Atlanta, as well as local Gay Pride events. Greaves has been involved in various community organizations since his teens, and as an adult has engaged in activism relating to civil rights, marriage equality, and local politics. He has served on the Lesbian and Gay Rights Chapter of the ACLU of Georgia and the Atlanta City Council's Lesbian/Gay Public Safety Task Force of the Public Safety Committee. He also set up and maintained the Georgia Anti-Violence Program hotline to collect instances of hate crimes committed against people in the LGBT community. In this interview, Greaves discusses his relationship with David Greer, co-parenting Greer’s nephew Cody, his relationship with Gary Thacker and Thacker’s suicide. Greaves also displays his collection of buttons documenting his participation in various organizations and events.
dc.description.abstractOral history interview with Jon C. Greaves, Atlanta and Cobb County resident, LGBT rights activist, and community organizer.
dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.rightsThe digital reproductions on this site are provided for research consultation and scholarly purposes only. To request permission to publish, reproduce, publicly display, broadcast, or distribute this material in any format outside of fair use, please contact the Kennesaw State University Archives.en_US
dc.subjectGay rights -- Georgia -- Cobb County -- History.en_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.). Board of Commissioners -- History.en_US
dc.subjectCobb Citizens Coalition -- History.en_US
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.). Community Relations Council -- History.en_US
dc.subjectGay activists -- United States.en_US
dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectCobb County (Ga.) -- History.en_US
dc.subjectMarietta (Ga.) -- History.en_US
dc.subjectGreaves, Jon C., Jr. (Jon Charles) (1957- )en_US
dc.subjectVideo recordings.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Jon C. Greaves, Jr., 2014-09-20en_US
dc.typeMoving imageen_US
dc.rights.holderKennesaw State Universityen_US

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    Oral histories pertaining to the LGBTQ experience
  • LGBTQ Oral History Series
    Interviews documenting the experiences of members of the LGBTQ community of Cobb County, Georgia and surrounding counties.

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