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  1. Izzy Mustafa Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Mustafa, Izzy
    Date: Apr. 11, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Childhood, Coming out, Ethnic groups, FtMs, Gender diversity, Identity, Intersex, Islam, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Passing, Politics, Religious right, Representation, Social norms, Training programs, Transgender people, Transitioning, Visibility
    Description: Izzy's family-life intertwines heavily with his oral history and coming out process. The middle child of a Muslim-Palestinian man and Christian-American woman, he talks about the particular ways ea...
  2. Naz Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Naz, Awad, Nadia
    Date: Apr. 20, 2017
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Childhood, Class struggle, Clothing, Colleges, Communities, Employment discrimination, Ethnic groups, Families, Gender diversity, Homosexuality, Identity, Immigration, Islam, Labour, Politics, Refugees, Schools, Sexuality, Sports, Substance abuse, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Description: Naz is a gender non-conforming queer artist who works around in between spaces. They were born in Iran into a middle class muslim family, and followed their parents to the United States as a child ...
  3. Pauline Park Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Park, Pauline
    Date: Mar. 9, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Adoption, Coming out, Diversity, Ethnic groups, Families, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Heteronormativity, HIV/AIDS, Human rights, Law, LGBTI community, LGBTI movement, Liberation movements, MtFs, Politics, Racism, Solidarity, Support groups, Transgender people, Transgender rights
    Subject: Pauline Park
    Description: Pauline Park is a long-time transgender activist based in New York City who led the campaign for the 2004 New York City transgender rights law. Born in Korea but adopted into a Christian evangelica...
  4. Sabelo Narasimhan Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Narasimhan, Sabelo
    Date: Feb. 28, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Artists, Bathrooms, Childhood, Clothing, Dating, Environmentalism, Ethnic groups, Families, FtMs, Gender identity, Immigration, LGBTI community, Life stories, Organisations, Passing, Police, Prisons, Schools, Sports, Transgender people, Visibility, Youth centres
    Subject: Sabelo Narasimhan
    Description: In this interview, Sabelo Narasimhan--a South Asian youth activist, organizer, photographer, and immigrant of color--discusses his penchant for collecting and sharing stories. Hear him talk about w...
  5. Shelby Chestnut Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Chestnut, Shelby
    Date: May 14, 2017
    Topics: Addictions, Arts, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Depression, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Identity, Indian reservations--Montana, Learning difficulties, LGBTI community, Native americans, Relationships, Representation, Schools, Sexuality, Suburbs, Transgender rights, Violence, Youth
    Subject: Janet Mock
    Description: Shelby Chestnut describes their childhood and adolescence between Montana and Minnesota, discussing friendships and family, bullying and acceptance, mixed-race (Native American and white) identity,...
  6. Suneela Mubayi Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Mubayi, Suneela, Awad, Nadia
    Date: Jul. 20, 2017
    Topics: Discrimination, Dissertations, Educators, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Hinduism, Islam, Linguistics, Migration, Partition, Territorial, Roman catholicism, Schools, Transgender people, Translators, Travel
    Description: In this interview, Suneela Mubayi discusses their experiences as a genderqueer person who has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East while studying for their PhD in Arabic through Columbia...
  7. Zavé Martohardjono Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Martohardjono, Zavé, Awad, Nadia
    Date: May 2, 2017
    Topics: Coming out, Dating, Diversity, Education, Ethnic groups, Families, Gay-straight alliances, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Health care, Hormone therapy, Labelling, LGBTI movement, North american cultures, Parties, Passing, Sexism, Sociocultural evolution, Transgender community, Transgender people, Work situation
    Subject: Zavé Martohardjono
    Description: "Zavé Martohardjono recounts growing up as a mixed race queer New Yorker. Having seen New York change over the past couple of decades, Zavé tells us about living in globally diverse neighborhoods, ...