Terry Gross and the Art of Opening Up

One afternoon, about a year after she finished school, she was sitting in her house in Buffalo listening to ‘Womanpower,’ a feminist program on WBFO, the university station. One of her housemates was a guest, and she came out as gay on the air. [Terry] Gross was surprised by the revelation, but more so by the way her roommate had delivered it: sitting before a microphone in a radio station.

”Gross, who had wanted to ‘do something in media’ but hadn’t known how to begin, was intrigued.
— Susan Burton