StoryCorps Northwest: From A Small Town, The Early Days For LGBTQ Rights And Falling In Love


Growing up in Chelan, Susan Little knew early being gay was unacceptable in her small town. In this edition of StoryCorps Northwest, Susan and her wife Marianne Patton talk about those early days, and how much has changed for gays and lesbians since they fell in love 35 years ago.

This segment originally aired on NWPB’s Morning Edition on Sept. 9, 2020. It was recorded as part of NWPB’s 2020 partnership with StoryCorps. Learn more about the national StoryCorps initiative here.