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  1. Akasha Barker Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Barker, Akasha, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 12, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Androgyny, Arrests, Arts and entertainment occupations, Beauty schools, Body image, Change of name, Drugs, Education, Family members, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Isolation, LGBTI community, Mental health, Music, NGOs, Police brutality, Sexually abused children, Support groups, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: In this conversation with interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu, entertainer Akasha Barker (she/her/hers & they/them/theirs) discusses her journey with her gender identity during the HIV/AIDS epid...
  2. Alyssa Pariah Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Pariah, Alyssa
    Date: Jan. 16, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Appearance, Arrests, Bathrooms, Bullying, Capitalism, Child abuse, Childhood, Clothing, Communities, Detention, Direct action, Discrimination, Ethnic groups, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Occupy movement--New York (State)--New York, Police, Relationships, Schools, Sex workers, Sexuality, Social movements, Socialism, Transgender youth, Transitioning
    Subject: Alyssa Pariah, Black Lives Matter
    Description: Alyssa Pariah recounts her difficult childhood in New Jersey, her involvement in trans women of color and sex worker communities in New York, and her radicalization as a revolutionary socialist. Sh...
  3. An Interview with Hossein Alizadeh

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Alizadeh, Hossein
    Date: Feb. 18, 2011
    Topics: Activists, Arrests, Crimes, Discrimination, Gender identity, Law, LGBTI community, LGBTI rights, Middle East, Sexual orientation
    Subject: International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)
    Description: Hossein Alizadeh, the Middle East and North Africa Program Coordinator for the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC), discusses the persecution of LGBTI people in Iran thro...
  4. Carmelita Nass Interview Transcript

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: Davis, Bob
    Date: Oct. 28, 1996
    Topics: Arrests, Drag, Drag queens, Gangs, Night life, Sexuality
    Subject: Billy DeVoe, Blue Lou, Carmelita Nass, Carol Wallace, Charles Pearce, Charlotte Valenti, Danny Barker, George Buchanan, Harvey Lee, Hoyt Bass, Jim Bailey, Jimmy Calloway, Lee Carr, Li Kar, Ray Bourbon, Reed Alexander, Russell Reed, Val DeVere
  5. Donna M. Cartwright Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Cartwright, Donna M., O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Dec. 23, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Arrests, Beauty standards, Colleges, Coming out, Crossdressing, Dating, Drag queens, Ethnic relations, Events, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Labour movement, LGBTI movement, Marriage, Normalisation, Organisations, Secrecy, Sex workers, Sexuality, Social movements, Socialism, Stereotypes, Therapists, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transgender prostitutes, Transgender rights, Transgender youth, Transitioning
    Subject: Brandon Teena, Christine Jorgensen, Donna M. Cartwright, Gender Right Advocacy Association of New Jersey (GRAANJ), GenderPAC, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA), Pride at Work, Terence Stamp, The New York Times
    Description: Donna Cartwright discusses her long history in the labor movement, as a socialist militant, in leading roles in trans rights organizing and LGBTQ organizations. She recounts her 30 years spent as a...
  6. Fernando Feliciano Interview Transcript

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: Schroeder, Kurt
    Date: May 31, 1995
    Topics: Arrests, Bars, Drag, Drag queens, Drugs, Gay community, Gay culture, Health care centres, Navy, Police, Same-sex marriage, STDs
    Subject: Society for Individual Rights (SIR), The Coits
  7. Jay London Toole Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Toole, Jay London, Kerr, Ted
    Date: Jun. 15, 2016
    Topics: Appearance, Arrests, Butches, Childhood, Coming out, Criminalisation, Crisis centres, Drugs, Families, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Homeless people, Homelessness, Imprisonment, LGBTI community, Passing, Police, Prostitution, Sexual child abuse, Stigmatisation
    Subject: Jay London Toole
    Description: Jay Toole describes her experiences of queer homelessness in New York City. Born in the South Bronx, she became homeless as a child due to the circumstances of her family and identity as a stone bu...
  8. Miss Major on Stonewall

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 27, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Arrests, Courts, Gay culture, Night life, Police, Stonewall riots, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Stonewall
    Description: Miss Major, an anti prison activist for decades, reflects on her experience during the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
  9. Suzan Cooke Interview Transcript

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: Stryker, Susan
    Date: Jan. 10, 1998
    Topics: Arrests, Bullying, Crossdressing, Drag balls, Family members, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Judges, Liberation movements, Military, Night life, Peace movement, Police, Rape, Riots, Transsexual people
    Subject: Andy Warhol, April Ashley, Bambi, Cathy Grennier, Center for Special Problems, City of Night, Coccinelle, Elliot Blackstone, Gerard Malanga, Glide Memorial Methodist Church, Haight Ashbury Self-Defense, Harry Benjamin, Jan Maxwell, Jerry Durkin, John Brown, Jose Barbossa, José Sarria, Louise Ergestrasse, Mattachine Society, Melvin Belli, Shannon O'Hara, Suzan Cooke, Trans-Action, Wendy Kohler
    Description: Interview recorded in Hollywood, California with Suzy Cooke