Queer Mississippi (Complete Collection)

Queer Mississippi (Complete Collection)


The Queer Mississippi Oral History Project consists of interviews with lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, and/or queer people who were born, raised, or spent significant time in Mississippi. This project is also affiliated with the Invisible Histories Project-Mississippi to document and preserve LGBTQ history in Mississippi.

To see how the project started and link to the other sections, please refer to the project introduction.

To request the transcript from an oral history interview in this collection, please contact egrove@olemiss.edu.



Holloway, Jalen, Jalen Holloway and Danielle Buckingham

Deas, Melanie, Melanie Deas and Danielle Buckingham

Sweeney-Gates, Sue, Sue Sweeney-Gates and Danielle Buckingham

Gates, Hayden, Hayden Gates and Danielle Buckingham

Daniels, Amanda, Amanda Daniels and Danielle Buckingham


Harkins, Stacey, Stacey Harkins and Danielle Buckingham

Pridgeon, Malik, Malik Pridgeron and Danielle Buckingham

Busby, Hugh, Hugh Busby and Danielle Buckingham

Mead, Shawnboda, Shawnboda Mead and Danielle Buckingham

Pentheny, Cadence, Cadence Pentheny and Danielle Buckingham

Bell, Stephanie, Stephanie Bell and Danielle Buckingham

Manrriquez, Jessica, Jessica Manrriquez and Danielle Buckingham


Swerve South Podcast: An introduction to the Invisible Histories Project, Jaime Harker, Amy McDowell, and Jessica Wilkerson

Campbell, Larrison, Larrison Campbell and William Timothy Stribling


Invisible Histories Project comes to Mississippi, Joan Allison

Burchfield, Hays, Hays Burchfield and David Hooper Schultz

Whitlock, Joshua, Joshua Whitlock and Maddie Shappley

Sullivan, Betty, Betty Sullivan and Kevin Cozart

Cogar, Jessica, Jessica Cogar and Christina Alison Huff

Grimes, Jeffrey, Jeffrey Grimes and Carlynn L. Crosby

Miller, Pat, Pat Miller and Cecelia L. Parks

Vanhorn, Rufus, Rufus Vanhorn and Maddie Shappley

Sproles, Cheryl, Cheryl Sproles and David Hooper Schultz

Brinlee, Josh, Josh Brinlee and Christina Alison Huff

Walden, Cecil Price, Cecil Price Walden and Carlynn L. Crosby

Grisham, Sketer, Sketer Grisham and Cecelia L. Parks

Dottley, Jason, Jason Dottley and Kevin Cozart

Brock, Greg, Greg Brock and William Timothy Stribling


Pamphlet proofs: Invisible Histories Mississippi, Amy McDowell and Jessica Wilkerson


Tupelo Pride 2019 Exhibit, Amy McDowell, Jessica Wilkerson, Maddie Shappley, and David Hooper Schultz

Fowlkes, Jen, Jen Fowlkes and Maddie Shappley

Fowlkes, Laura Leigh, Laura Leigh Fowlkes and Maddie Shappley

Conwill, Lena, Lena Conwill and Maddie Shappley

Criss, Leslie, Leslie Criss and David Hooper Schultz

White, Eric "Godiva", Eric "Godiva" White and Maddie Shappley

Newsom, Julia "Star", Julia "Star" Newsom and David Hooper Schultz

Newton, P. J., P. J. Newton and David Hooper Schultz

Wotring, Linn, Linn Wotring and David Hooper Schultz

Bristow, Moe Kirk, Moe Kirk Bristow and David Hooper Schultz

Gladish, Rick, Rick Gladish and David Hooper Schultz


Isom Fellowship Proposal: Queer Life Histories in Mississippi, Amy McDowell and Jessica Wilkerson



Speech delivered at Tupelo Pride 2018, J. M. Benson Hill

Queer Mississippi Oral History Project Performance, Jessica Wilkerson

Gordon, Pip, Pip Gordon and Ellie Campbell

Stratton, Gail, Gail Stratton and Sarah Heying

Grimes, Dixie, Dixie Grimes and Mary Knight

Cozart, Kevin (part 1 of 2), Kevin Cozart and David Hooper Schultz

Cozart, Kevin (part 2 of 2), Kevin Cozart and David Hooper Schultz

Whisenant, Brian, Brian Whisenant and Jonathan Smith

Harker, Jaime (part 1 of 2), Jaime Harker and Frankie Barrett

Harker, Jaime (part 2 of 2), Jaime Harker and Frankie Barrett

Cantrell, Jaime, Jaime Cantrell and Kaimara Herron

Pridgeon, Malik, Malik Pridgeon and Alice Aitken


Syllabus for S ST 560 Introduction to Oral History, Documenting LGBTQ Histories in Mississippi, Jessica Wilkerson

Tupelo Pride (documentary), Ellie Campbell



Program for the memorial service for Charles Lyndon Smith; Obituary, Friends of Charles Smith