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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. 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...
  3. 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
  4. 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...
  5. 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