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  1. A black chevalier...

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Evening Star
    Date: Jul. 28, 1870
    Topics: Black people, Crossdressing
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon, Lizzie
    Description: Evening Star (Washington, DC)
  2. A Black Chevalier D'Eon

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator:
    Date: Aug. 5, 1870
    Topics: Black people, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Gender identity
    Subject: Dick Montgomery
  3. A Celebrated Case of Rebel Outrage

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator:
    Date: Sep. 21, 1876
    Topics: Arrests, Black people, Crossdressing
  4. Amaree Jael Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Jael, Amaree, Maya, Elliott
    Date: Aug. 15, 2016
    Topics: Bigender people, Black people, Bullying, Homophobia, Isolation, Parents of transgender people, Poverty, Race identity, Racism, Sexuality, Slavery, Social exclusion, Transgender community, Transitioning (Gender), Transsexual people, Verbal abuse, Visibility
    Subject: Amaree Jael
  5. Beefsteak Pete Arrested

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 3, 1858
    Topics: Arrests, Black people, Crimes, Crossdressing
    Subject: Beefsteak Pete
  6. Body Politic Collection Finding Aid

     
    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Sexual Representation Collection, Bonham Centre for Sexual Diversity Studies
    Creator: Sawah, Stephanie
    Date: Sep. 2014
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Conferences, Crossdressing, Demonstrations, Gay liberation, LGBTI community, LGBTI rights, LGBTQ+ relationships, Nude photographs, Photography, Pornography, Sexual relationships, Sexuality, Transsexual people, Visual arts
  7. British & Klaus

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Independent Voices
    Creator: Abbott, Steve
    Date: Oct. 30, 1972
    Topics: Anti-gay violence, Anti-transgender violence, Black people, Drag community, Drag queens, Gay men, Hate crimes, Homosexuality, Murders of LGBTQ+ people, Police
    Subject: British Sterling
  8. Caught Again

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator: Newark Daily Advertiser
    Date: Aug. 25, 1846
    Topics: Appearance, Black people, Clothing, Crossdressing
    Subject: Peter Sewally
  9. Crossdressing in London and Texas

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Jul. 27, 1870
    Topics: Arrests, Black people, Clothing, Crossdressing, Slavery
    Subject: Dick Montgomery
    Description: Nashville Union and American (Nashville, Tennessee)
  10. Escaped Negro Convict is Captured Here as "Female Impersonator"

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 21, 1913
    Topics: Arrests, Black people, Clothing, Disguise, Female impersonators, Imprisonment, Police
    Subject: Willie Harris
  11. Former 'He' to Wed Negro Butler Tonight

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: United Press International
    Date: Jan. 22, 1968
    Topics: Black people, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, MtFs, Weddings, Writers
    Subject: Dawn Langley Hall
  12. Free CeCe McDonald Panel

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Cox, Laverne, Gares, Jac, Jenkins, Andrea, McDonald, Chishaun Reed Mai'luv (CeCe)
    Date: Aug. 29, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Actors, Black people, Feminism, Film industry, Gender dysphoria, Imprisonment, Oppression, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Anti Violence Project, Audre Lorde, bell hooks, Free CeCe, In The Life, Musical Chairs, Orange is the New Black, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Sayuri Hernandez, The Exhibitionist, Transforming, Unraveled
    Description: Laverne Cox is the executive producer of the Netflix original series, Orange is the New Black. She plays Sophia Burset, an incarcerated African American transgender woman. Cox is a renowned speaker...
  13. In the Life: Ep. 505, "Lights, Camera, Activism! I"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Jun. 25, 1996
    Topics: Black people, Coyote--Folklore, Crossdressing, Cuna Indians, Documentary television programs, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators in motion pictures, Gender diversity, Laguna Indians, Native american cultures, Northern Paiute Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Rappahannock Indians, Santee Indians, Teton Indians, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Beverly Little Thunder, Carole LaFavor, Inyupik, Mike Nichols, Muriel Miguel, Paula Gunn Allen, Randy Burns, Richard La Fortune, Rick McKay, Sharon Day, The Bird Cage (film)
    Description: Segment on drag in Hollywood films: 18:48-22:12; Segment on Two-Spirit people: 47:29
  14. Interview with Enzi Tanner

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Tanner, Enzi, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Dec. 12, 2015
    Topics: Black people, Coming out, Dating, Education, Families, Gay community, Health care, Hormones, Judaism, Men, Racism, Role models, Roman catholicism, Sexual reorientation, Social workers, Surgery, Transitioning (Gender)
    Subject: Brown Boi Project, Enzi Tanner, Trans Youth Support Network
    Description: Enzi Tanner describes himself as a role model and mentor to younger men, a role that he’s been able to take on through his gender transition. In this oral history, Tanner speaks about his race, com...
  15. Interview with A. Kei Williams

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Williams, A. Kei
    Date: Apr. 8, 2019
    Topics: Arts, Black people, Black studies, Childhood, Coming out, Ethnic groups, Family members, Feminism, Gender identity, Healing, Identity, Islam, Labour, Organisations, Police, Politics, Prisons, Refugee centres, Religions, Slavery, Trade unions, Youth
    Subject: Aiyana Stanley Jones, Al Hernix, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Ferguson, Hamilton College, Harriet Tubman, Nation of Islam, Outerground, Sandra Bland, Swipe it Forward, Trevon Martin, Union Theological Seminary
  16. Interview with Alonzo Wesley

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Wesley, Alonzo, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Aug. 13, 2015
    Topics: Black people, Disabilities, FtMs, Harassment, Hormones, Masculinities, Racism, Transgender people
  17. Interview with Ameriah Neal

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Neal, Ameirah
    Date: Dec. 1, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Black people, Child abuse, Colleges, Discrimination, Division, Drug abuse, Employment policies, Etymology, Families, Femininities, Homelessness, Hormone therapy, Intersectionality (Sociology), Language, Passing (Gender), Politics, Prejudices, Race relations, Sexual orientation, Stereotypes, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Black Lives Matter (BLM)
    Description: Ameirah Neal is a 27 years old straight transgender woman of color who was assigned male at birth. She grew up on the southeast side of Washington, D.C. She realized from the young age of 5 that sh...
  18. Interview with Anaïs Duplan

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Duplan, Anaïs
    Date: Jun. 18, 2019
    Topics: Afro-caribbeans, Black people, Body image, Change of name, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Indeterminacy (Linguistics), Intimacy, LGBTQ+ poetry, Time perception, Transitioning (Gender)
    Subject: Center for Afrofuturist Studies, Gennady Aygi, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus, Paul Celan, Take This Stallion, Terrance Hayes
  19. Interview with Andrea Jenkins

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Jul. 20, 2017
    Topics: Assigned gender, Black people, Coming out, Crossdressing, Divorce, Families, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, LGBT, Marriage, Prisons, Separation, Socioeconomic characteristics, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: CeCe McDonald, Center for Gender Spectrum Health, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, My Momma's Gonna Call Me Anna, Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Rainbow Health Initiative
    Description: Andrea Jenkins identifies as a transgender female and was assigned male at birth. Her mother and father were separated by the time she was about five. Their separation wasn’t necessarily by choice ...
  20. Interview with Andrea Jenkins and Phillipe Cunningham

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Cunningham, Phillipe, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Nov. 27, 2017
    Topics: Activists, African American transgender people, Black people, Elections, Family members, Femininities, Gender diversity, Political campaigns, Politicians, Politics, Race, Social advocacy, Social classes, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Visibility
    Subject: Althea Garrison, Barack Obama, Minneapolis’ Youth Violence Prevention Executive Committee, Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, Monica Roberts, Trans Equity Summit, Tretter Transgender Oral History Project, University of Minnesota
    Description: Andrea Jenkins grew up in Chicago, Illinois and went to college in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She is the Oral Historian for the Transgender Oral History Project at the GLBT Tretter Collection. She wor...
  21. Interview with Aria Said

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Said, Aria
    Date: Jun. 6, 2017
    Topics: Adopted children, African American transgender people, Appearance, Assigned gender, Black people, Catholic Church--Education, Drag queens, Film, Foster parents, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Genderfluid, Gentrification, Imprisonment, Language, Mental health, MtFs, NGOs, Passing (Gender), Privilege (Social psychology), Self-acceptance, Serial killings, Sexuality, Social media, Therapies, Transgender community, Transgender people, Visibility
    Subject: Christine Jorgensen, Harry Benjamin Standards of Care, Isis King, Marsha P. Johnson, Miss Major, Sojurner Truth Leadership Circle Fellowship for Transformational Leadership, Stonewall, Sylvia Rivera, TGI Justice Project
    Description: Aria Said identifies as a black heterosexual transsexual female or trans woman, and she was assigned male at birth. She was born and raised in Portland, Oregon as well as Beaverton, Oregon, which i...
  22. Interview with Ash Farah

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Farah, Ash
    Date: Jun. 1, 2017
    Topics: Bisexuality, Black people, Exorcism, FtMs, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hijab (Islamic clothing), Homelessness, Intersex, Migrants, Misogyny, Racism, Religions, Same-sex marriage, Transgender youth
    Subject: Avenues for Homeless Youth, Barack Obama, CeCe McDonald, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, Out Front, Roxanne Anderson
    Description: Ash Farah identifies as a bisexual black trans man and was born with an intersex condition with gonads that were surgically enhanced. He was assigned female at birth and was born in the middle part...
  23. Interview with Ash Stephens

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Ash Stephens
    Date: Apr. 19, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Black people, Butches, Change of name, Childhood, Christianity, Education, Family members, Femininities, Gay men, Gender, Gender diversity, Genderfluid, Gentrification, Higher education, Lesbian culture, LGBTI community, LGBTQ+ movement, Masculinities, Military, Older people, Police patrol--Surveillance operations, Politics, Pronoun, Religions, Social classes, Soft butches, Transgender community, Transgender culture, Transgender identity, Transgender people
    Subject: Bible Belt, Black Hollywood, Brooklyn Bail Fund, Georgia Southern University, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Description: Ash recounts growing up in a southern Bible Belt community. He details his journey from Georgia to Chicago where he completed his higher-level education and met his “chosen family.” Ash is currentl...
  24. Interview with B. Hawk Snipes

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Snipes, B. Hawk
    Date: Mar. 28, 2019
    Topics: Artists, Bars, Black people, Childhood, Cocaine, Drug abuse, Drug users, Drugs, Education, Femininities, Gay and lesbian youth, Gay community centres, Gay liberation, Gay pride, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, Homeless people, Homelessness, Hospitals, Housing, Jews, Latinos, LGBTI community, LGBTQ+ sex workers, Neighborhood government, Police, Police raids, Prisons, Pronoun, Stonewall riots, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transgender youth, Transitioning (Gender), Transsexual people, Unemployment, White people, Women, Youth, Youth organisations
    Subject: 9/11 Terror Attacks, Amanda Milan Incident, Amy's Bread, Anderson Cooper, Bawdy Audie Josie, Center Lane, Chi-Chi's, Cole Cafe, Covenant House, Covenant House Rite of Passage (ROP), Fenced Out, Greenwich Village Youth Council (GYC), Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Iris House, James Street Hotel, JD Melendez, John Cameron Mitchell, Kate Barnhart, March of Dimes, Michael Bloomberg, New Neutral Zone, New York Police Department (NYPD), Octavia St. Laurent, Operation Spotlight, Peter Green, Project Reach, Rosie Perez, Sets, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera, The Garden Left Behind, Trans Health Conference, Trans in Action, Transy House, Wilson Cruz, Zendo's
    Description: B. Hawk Snipes discusses their growing in the Bronx, their time at the La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts and the Fashion Institute of Technology, and eventually becoming an entertainer ...
  25. Interview with Capri Kasai

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Kasai, Capri
    Date: Mar. 19, 2019
    Topics: Black people, Body image, Child abuse, Childhood, Climatic changes, Conservatism, Disaster medicine, Divorce, Environmental justice, Environmentalism, Femininities, Film, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender role, Genderfluid, Health care, Homophobia, Internet, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, LGBTQ+ parents, Liberalism, Masculinities, Military, Misogyny, Moving, Household, Music, Politics, Polygamy, Public health, Queer theory, Racism, Religions, Skinheads, Southern States, Visibility, Writers
    Description: Capri recounts their childhood in a military family and the resulting relocations that their family underwent. They address family dynamics that continue to affect their inner monologue and relatio...
  26. Interview with Charlene Bradshaw

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Bradshaw, Charlene
    Date: Jan. 12, 2016
    Topics: Black people, Bullying, Childhood, Children, Coming out, Education, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Homophobia, Lesbians, Masculinities, Military, Sexism, Sexuality, Spirituality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Travel, Volunteering, Writers
    Subject: Charlene Bradshaw, Don't Ask, Don't Tell
    Description: In this oral history, Charlene Bradshaw reflects on his experiences living in Minneapolis, MN as a Black transgender person. Bradshaw describes himself as a ‘baby transgender,’ at the beginning of ...
  27. Interview with Che Gossett

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gossett, Che
    Date: May 3, 2019
    Topics: AIDS education, Arab-Israeli conflict, Archivists, Baptist church, Black people, Black studies, Colonialism, Community centres, Cross-cultural relationships, Education, Femininities, Film, Gay clergy, Gender, Gender studies, Gentrification, HIV/AIDS, Homeless people, Homelessness, Justice, Labour, LGBTQ+ relationships, Military, Politics, Prisons, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Roman catholicism, Segregation, Thai boxing, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: ACT UP Philly, All of Us or None, Association of Community Organization for Reform Now (ACORN), Audre Lorde Project (ALP), Black Panthers, Center for Reserach on Women at Barnard, Critical Resistance, Darby Hickey, David Farwell, Detroit: Yes I Do Mind Dying, Different Avenues, Fox News, Fred Milton, Galaei, George Jackson, Hearts on a Wire, James Baldwin, Jerry Brown, Lambda Literary Retreat, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., Michael Gurden, Native Son, Philadelphia FIGHT, Project Home, Roxbury, Ryan Smith, Ryan White Youth Conference, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), Trans Health Conference, Uphams Corner Health Clinic, Yuri Kochiyama
    Description: Che Gossett shares on the left political history of their parents, their time spent in multiple abolitionist, black and queer organizing groups, and their becoming a critical scholar of trans studi...
  28. Interview with Chishaun (CeCe) McDonald

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: McDonald, Chishaun Reed Mai'luv (CeCe)
    Date: Nov. 27, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Appearance, Assigned gender, Black people, Christianity, Coming out, Courts, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Families, Femmes, Gay boys, Gay identity, Gender dysphoria, Heteronormativity, HIV/AIDS, Hormone therapy, Hormones, LGBTQ+ relationships, Murders of LGBTQ+ people, Neonazism, Physical violence, Prisons, Racism, Role behaviour, Sissies, Suicide, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia, Verbal abuse
    Subject: Angela Davis, Brandon Teena, Caitlyn Jenner, Christine Jorgensen, Dean Spade, Dorothy Day Shelter, Free CeCe, George Zimmerman, Honey Bear Royal, Howard Brown Center, Jerry Springer Show, Laverne Cox, Magic Johnson, Marci Bowers, Matthew Shepherd, Normal Life, The New Jim Crowe, Trayvon Martin
    Description: CeCe McDonald identifies as a black woman and was assigned male at birth. Her full name is Chrishaun Reed Mai’luv McDonald. She was 27 at the time of the interview and is the oldest of seven siblin...
  29. Interview with Dee Dee Chamblee

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Chamblee, Dee Dee, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Feb. 7, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Black people, Drag, Educators, Families, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Imprisonment, Marriage, Mothers, MtFs, Role models, Spirituality, Transgender people, Transgender youth
    Subject: Auburn Seminary Sojourner Truth Leadership Circle for Black Trans Women, Dee Dee Chamblee, Lady Chablis, LaGender
    Description: Dee Dee Chamblee was born and raised in Rockdale County, GA. She shares her story at the Auburn Seminary Sojourner Truth Leadership Circle for Black Trans Women. In this oral history, she discusses...
  30. Interview with Dioganhdih

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Dioganhdih
    Date: Nov. 12, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Black people, Gender diversity, Native americans, Native language and education, Rap (Music), Transgender people, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Puff Puff Passion, Pussy Vortex
    Description: Dioganhdih was born on sovereign Haudenosaunee territory of Onondaga Nation. They are a two-spirit, queer, hip-hop artist, public speaker and producer. In this interview, they speak about their com...
  31. Interview with Eddie Jarel Jones

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Jones, Eddie Jarel
    Date: May 29, 2019
    Topics: African American universities and colleges, Anti-transgender violence, Bathrooms, Beauty standards, Bisexual youth, Black people, Bullying, Childhood, Cosmetics, Crossdressing, Dating, Discrimination, Drag, Family members, Femininities, Gay and lesbian youth, Gay pride, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Heterosexism, Homophobia, LGBTI community, Masculinities, Passing (Gender), Pronoun, Racism, Self-image, Social media, Telecommunication, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transgender youth, Transphobia, Visibility, Women's colleges
    Subject: Bathroom Act, BlackTransTV, Jussie Smollett, King Children, Lincoln University, MOBIfest, Morehouse College, Philly Fashion Week, Pose, Sean Torrington, Slay TV, SLAYFEST, SpeakOut, Spelman College, Terry Torrington, The Phluid Project, World Pride 2019
    Description: Eddie Jarel Jones is a Cleveland, Ohio native and current social influencer, media personality, producer, Emcee, and model. They reflect on the experience of attending a Historically Black College ...
  32. Interview with Elle Hearns

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hearns, Elle
    Date: Feb. 7, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Bullying, Christianity, Coming out, Gay identity, Gender role, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Murders of LGBTQ+ people, Sexual assault, Suicide, Transgender people, Verbal abuse, Violence
    Subject: Anita Moore, Betty Skinner, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Brittany Nicole Kidd-Stergis, Cemia Dove, Cherno Biko, Dom Mockings, Erin Lange, GetEQUAL, John Crawford, Lourdes Ashley Hunter, Marsha P. Johnson Institute, Michael Brown, Michael David Battle, Sojourner Truth Leadership Fellowship for Black Trans Women, Sylvia Rivera, TGNCF, Tiffany Edwards, Trans Justice Funding Project, TransWomen of Color Collective, Tras Health Care Summit, Wriply Bennet
    Description: Elle Hearns identifies her gender as Black and her assigned birth as Black. She’s also identifies herself as a black trans woman. She was always tiny, she says, but in her mind, she was always big....
  33. Interview with George Hoagland

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hoagland, George
    Date: Aug. 24, 2017
    Topics: Androgyny, Assigned gender, Black people, Change of name, Christianity, Dating, Depression, Effeminacy, Families of military personnel, Family members, Gender role, Genderfluid, Heteronormativity, Marriage, Mental disorders, Police, Reduction mammaplasty, Schools, Separation, Tomboys
    Subject: Queer, Trans, Intersex, People of Color and Indigenous People Studies (QTIPOCI)
    Description: George Hoagland identifies as black and androgynous. They were assigned female at birth and use all pronouns. There were born on a naval base in Yokosuka, Japan. They grew up in San Diego, Californ...
  34. Interview with Gia Love

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Love, Gia
    Date: Apr. 11, 2019
    Topics: African diaspora, African-americans, Black people, Bullying, Butches, Childhood, Crossdressing, Debates, Drag balls, Femininities, Foster children, Gender, Gender diversity, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormones, LGBTI community, Masculinities, Mothers, Racism, Sexism, Sexual abuse, Soft butches, Special education, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia, Violence, Women
    Subject: Butch Queen, City College, Destination Tomorrow, Ginovia, Greenlight Hub, Harlem United, Harvard University, House of Bacardi, House of Juicy, House of Louboutin, House of McQueen, Islan Nettles, Kalem Lord, Malcolm X, Marist College, Martin Luther King Jr., New York Urban Debate League (NYUDL), Paris Is Burning, Sundance, TQ, Uber
    Description: Gia Love reflects on her life in the kiki ball scene, an underground queer and trans dance community in New York City. In kiki, particularly the House of Juicy, Gia found deep friendships and a sup...
  35. Interview with Gloria Allen

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Allen, Gloria, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Apr. 26, 2016
    Topics: Actors, Black people, Church, Entertainers, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, Nurses, Older people, Singers, Transitioning (Gender), Women
    Subject: Center on Halstead, Charm (play), Charm school, Gloria Allen, Mixed Blood Theater, Precious Davis, Trans 100 Legacy Award
    Description: Best known as the founder of Charm School at the Center on Halstead, an LGBT community center in Chicago, IL, Gloria Allen shares 70 years worth of experiences in the rich oral history. Allen, or “...
  36. Interview with Imani Henry

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Henry, Imani
    Date: Mar. 8, 2019
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Afro-caribbeans, Arrests, Black people, Christianity, Cults, Discrimination, Gay pride, Gender minorities, Middle class, Peace movement, Police, Racism, Religions, School facilities, Slavery, Social media, Street violence, Transgender people, Violence, Working class, Youth
    Subject: Black Lives Matter (BLM), Black Student Organization, Boston Tech, Christine Lewis, Domestic Workers United, Emerson College, English High, Equality for Flatbush, ICE, James Dobson, Keith Kyler, Ken Livingston, Kimani Grey, Latin Academy, Latin Boston, Malcolm X, National School Walkout Day, Patrick Dorsman, Peoples Monday, Rodney King, Sandra Bland, Sean Bell, Trish Marinara, University of Massachusetts - Lowell (UMass Lowell)
  37. Interview with Imara Jones

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Jones, Imara
    Date: Apr. 25, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Ageism, Black people, Capitalism, Childhood, Future, Gender identity, Gentrification, Journalists, LGBTQ+ sex workers, Marxism, Mass media, Politics, Representation, Transgender community, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender)
    Subject: Audre Lorde, Black Trans Future, Color Lines, David French, Donald Trump, Free Speech Television, Governor's House, Happy Birthday, Marsha, Marsha Clark, Marsha P. Johnson, Morehouse College, New York Women's Studies Association Conference, Pose, Saidiya Hartman, The Anti-Violence Project (AVP), The Last Sip, The New York Women's Foundation, Tourmaline, Tovia Smith, Trans Slash
    Description: Imara Jones reflects on the challenges and rewards of producing independent media for diverse millennial audiences, including her talk show The Last Sip and her docuseries Translash. She addresses ...
  38. Interview with Jackson Reddy

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Reddy, Jackson
    Date: May 29, 2019
    Topics: AIDS activists, Alcoholism, Anti-transgender violence, Artists, Black people, Buddhism, Childhood, Comedians, Coming out, Education, Family members, Fathers, Gay liberation, Gender diversity, Hormones, Internalised homophobia, Media, Music, Pronoun, Psychotherapy, Sexual abuse, Transgender community, Transgender culture, Transgender people, Writers
    Subject: Black Trans TV, Malcolm X, Marsha P. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., Shayna Matteski, Soka Gakkai International, Sylvia Rivera
    Description: Jackson Reddy reflects on their family dynamics and how these relationships shaped their growth. They also touch upon the role of trauma and the process of healing, especially in terms of self-care...
  39. Interview with Jeaux Henry

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Henry, Jeaux
    Date: May 22, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Being in love, Black people, Childhood, Coming out, Crossdressing, Dating, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender role, Health care, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Masculinities, Pronoun, Psychotherapy, Secondary education, Social media, Solidarity, Transgender archives, Transgender community, Transgender people, Visibility, Women
    Subject: Bklyn Boihood, Black Boi Complex, Black Trans TV, Callen-Lorde Health Center, General Education Development (GED), Job Corps, One Medical Group, Racquel Reid, The Lighthouse, Zocdoc
    Description: Jeaux narrates their coming into black trans boihood, from their childhood in Atlanta to their life in New York City today. As the creator of Black Boi Complex, a virtual community for masculine-of...
  40. Interview with Jessi Brandon

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Brandon, Jessi, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Nov. 27, 2016
    Topics: Autism spectrum disorders, Bisexuality, Black people, Boarding schools, Christianity, Gender diversity, Gender minorities, Masculinities, Neurotic disorders, Politics, Resistance movements, Sexual orientation, Transgender people
    Subject: Jessi Brandon, Trump Administration
    Description: Jessi Brandon is freshman studying at Macalester College, who recently moved from Enterprise, Alabama to St. Paul, Minnesota. In this interview, they discuss growing up in Germany; early childhood ...
  41. Interview with Jules Gleeson

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gleeson, Jules
    Date: Nov. 4, 2019
    Topics: Academics, Activists, Anime, Arab-Israeli conflict, Black people, Capitalism, Childhood, Comic books, strips, etc., Coming out, Communism, Cults, Discrimination, Feminism, Gay clergy, Gay men, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Health care, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Immigration, Internet, Intersex, LGBTI community, Liberation theology, Literature, Night life, Peace movement, Physical affection, Police, Racism, Right-wing extremists, Roman catholicism, Sexual harassment, Social media, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Amnesty International Club, Anti-Scientology, British National Party, Donald Trump, Fairy Tales, Group of Eight (G8), Hillary Clinton, Historical Materialism Conference, Jesus College Cambridge, Julius, King's College London, New York Police Department (NYPD), Osteoporosis, Palestine, Stonewall, United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), Werewolf The Apocalypse
  42. Interview with June Remus, Part 1 of 2

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Remus, June
    Date: Aug. 5, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Children, Christianity, Discos, Divorce, Gender realignment surgery, Grandchildren, Marriage, MtFs, Racism, Religions, Retirement, Sexuality, Social integration, Strippers, Transgender youth, Transsexual people, Women
    Subject: June Remus, Transgender Equity Summit, University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality
    Description: June Remus is a 70 year old black woman who describes herself as a “post-operative transsexual.” In this rich oral history, Remus’ big and generous personality shines through. She discusses her lif...
  43. Interview with June Remus, Part 2 of 2

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Remus, June
    Date: Aug. 5, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Children, Christianity, Discos, Divorce, Gender realignment surgery, Grandchildren, Marriage, MtFs, Racism, Religions, Retirement, Sexuality, Social integration, Strippers, Transgender youth, Transsexual people, Women
    Subject: June Remus, Transgender Equity Summit, University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality
    Description: June Remus is a 70 year old black woman who describes herself as a “post-operative transsexual.” In this rich oral history, Remus’ big and generous personality shines through. She discusses her lif...
  44. Interview with Kate Doyle Griffths

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Griffiths, Kate Doyle
    Date: Apr. 9, 2019
    Topics: Activists, AIDS organisations, Biphobia, Black people, Black studies, Class struggle, Cruising (LGBTQ+ culture), Divorce, Education, Family members, LGBTQ+ parents, Peace movement, Politics, Pronoun, Queer theory, Racism, Social classes, Socialism, Strikes and lockouts, Trade unions
    Subject: 9/11 Terror Attacks, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Betsy Esch, Bob Hasegawa, Caddyshack, City University of New York (CUNY), Donna Cartwright, Elizabeth Esch, Greengrocer Organizing Campaign, Haverford College, Henrietta Hudson's, International Socialist Organization (ISO), Jules Gleeson, Julie Kushner, Limelight Disco, Occupy Wallstreet, Solidarity, Student Peace Coalition, Teamster Rank and File Education and Legal Defense Fund, Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), United Automobile Workers (UAW), United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS), UPS Strike
    Description: "Kate Doyle Griffiths discusses their politicization as a socialist, bringing an anthropological lens to their political, personal and sexual life. Griffiths reflects on growing up in Housten, Texa...
  45. Interview with Kiyan Williams

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Williams, Kiyan
    Date: Jun. 26, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Artists, Black people, Black studies, Childhood, Drag balls, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gentrification, Liberty, Transgender youth, Visual arts
    Subject: Black Feminism, Breakthrough US, Cachous, Cherrie Moraga, Chi Chiz, Columbia University, Gay-Straight Alliance, Gloria Anzaldua, John Morgan, Lambda Literary Award, No Ashes in the Fire, Rashad Newsome, Rutgers Newark, Shade Chronicles, Stonewall
  46. Interview with Kristen P. Lovell

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lovell, Kristen P.
    Date: Apr. 4, 2019
    Topics: Actors, Bisexual youth, Black people, Bullying, Cocaine, Drag, Drag queens, Drugs, Gay and lesbian youth, Health care, Homeless people, Jews, LGBTI community, Transgender youth, Transitioning (Gender), Women, Writers
    Subject: Amanda Milan Incident, Center Lane, Chi-Chi's, Cole Cafe, Covenant House, Fenced Out, Iris House, James Street Hotel, March of Dimes, Marsha P. Johnson, Michael Bloomberg, New Neutral Zone, New York Police Department (NYPD), Octavia St. Laurent, Operation Spotlight, Rites of Passage, Stonewall mobile, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera, Trans Empowerment Group, Two Potatoes
    Description: Kristen Lovell discusses her time working "the stroll," in the West Village in the late 1990s and early 2000s. She recounts the community, conflict and challenges faced by fellow sex workers, inclu...
  47. Interview with Kya Concepcion

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Concepcion, Kya
    Date: Oct. 24, 2017
    Topics: Battering, Black people, Bullying, Cherokee women, Clubs, Cocaine, Coming out, Education, Families, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Intersex, Intimate partner violence, LGBTQ+ partners, LGBTQ+ sex workers, Psychotherapy, Sexual abuse, Sexuality, Substance abuse, Tomboys, Transgender people
    Description: Kya Concepcion identifies as a black pansexual trans femme non-binary tomboy and was assigned male at birth. They also have an intersex condition. Professionally they use she/her pronouns but prefe...
  48. Interview with Kye Allums

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Allums, Kye
    Date: Sep. 4, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Bisexuals, Black people, Coming out, Families, Femininities, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Hormones, LGBTQ+ relationships, Masculinities, Racism, Sexual orientation, Sports, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Fearless Project, Gay and Lesbian Sports Education Network, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), Hancock Recreation Center, Jeff Sheng, National Black Justice Coalition, RECLAIM!, The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
    Description: Kye Allums was the first openly transgender college athlete, playing Division I basketball for George Washington University. Since coming out, he has become a public figure, advocating for trans in...
  49. Interview with Kylar Broadus

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Broadus, Kylar
    Date: Jan. 14, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Coming out, Discrimination, Divorce, Drag, Education, Families, Gender, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Lawyers, LGBTQ+ partners, Malpractice, Masculinities, Oppression, Sexism, Sexuality, Spirituality, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Audre Lorde, Barbara Smith, Billy Tipton, Christine Jorgensen, Creating Change, HBIGDA Standards of Care for Hormonal and Surgical Sex Reassignment of Gender Dysphoric Persons, John Alexander Goodrum, Karen Broadus, Renee Richards, The Program on Human Sexuality, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: Kylar Broadus is a shares his story at the 2016 Creating Change Conference in Chicago, IL. Broadus is a Black man from Fayette, Missouri, who says his journey was not like the journey of other men ...
  50. Interview with Lix Z

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Z, Lix
    Date: Jul. 17, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Anarchists, Archives, Black people, Body adornment, Cruising (LGBTQ+ culture), Drag, Education, Eroticism, Exhibitionism, Fetishism, Gay pride week, Gender diversity, Heterosexuals, Leather community, Police, Punk, SM, Trade unions, Transgender community, Writers, Zines
    Subject: Blue Stocking, DIY Spaces, FTP Gay, Happy Fun Hideaway, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Maya Songbird, Queer and Trans People of Color (QTPOC), Queer/Trans Zinefest (QTZFest), Silent Barn, Socrates Sculpture Park, Telepathic Children, Time is the Thing a Body Move Through, Trans Play Party
  51. Interview with Lourdes Ashley Hunter

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hunter, Lourdes Ashley
    Date: Mar. 22, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Assigned gender, Black people, Bullying, Christianity, Families, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Genocide, Hair--Removal, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Liberation movements, Self-acceptance, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Barack Obama, Creating Change, Ellie Ford, Islan Nettles, Laverne Cox, Queers for Economic Justice, Slyvia Rivera Law Project, Trans Justice, Trans Youth Group, TransWomen of Color Collective, Women's March
    Description: Lourdes Ashley Hunter is a black trans woman who was born in 1976 in Detroit, Michigan where they* lived for twenty-six years. They are a gender non-conforming, non-binary gender abolitionist and s...
  52. Interview with Micah King

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: King, Micah
    Date: Dec. 23, 2015
    Topics: Alcohol, Assigned gender, Bisexuals, Black people, Bullying, Coming out, Coping behaviour, Depression, Drawings, Drugs, Emotions, Families, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Group therapy, Hormones, Internalised homophobia, LGBTQ+ partners, LGBTQ+ poetry, LGBTQ+ relationships, Psychology, Racism, Self-mutilation, Sexuality, Singers, Social work, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Twins
    Subject: Booth Brown House, Janet Byrstrom, RECLAIM!, Super America
    Description: Micah King identifies as a black queer trans man, and he was assigned female at birth. He was 22 at the time of the interview. He has a twin sister and 7 other siblings. He grew up with his grandmo...
  53. Interview with Monica Cross

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Cross, Monica, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Feb. 6, 2017
    Topics: Black people, Clergy, Counseling, Discrimination, Gender minorities, Grandparents, Harassment, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+ parents, MtFs, Navy, Passing (Gender), Spirituality, Suicide, Surgery, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), White nationalism, White supremacy movements
    Subject: Authenticity and Imagination in the Face of Oppression, Monica Cross, Sojourner Truth Leadership Fellowship for Black Trans Women, Tapestry Ministries, The Collaborative Community Planning Council
    Description: onica Joy Cross is a Pastor at First Christian Church of Oakland and Associate Pastor at Tapestry Ministries in Berkeley, who identifies as Black and trans. In this oral history, she shares many of...
  54. Interview with Osiris Coleman

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Coleman, Osiris
    Date: Sep. 21, 2015
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bisexuals, Black people, Change of name, Child abuse, Employment discrimination, Families, Gender realignment surgery, Heterosexuals, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Lesbians, MtFs, Ovariectomy, Phalloplasty, Pregnancy, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender)
    Subject: Curtis Crane, Janet Mock, Loren Cameron, New York City Department of Sanitation
    Description: Osiris Coleman is a 44-year-old black trans straight man. He was assigned female at birth. He grew up in West Philadelphia, going to public school for a couple of years and then to Catholic school....
  55. Interview with Phillipe Cunningham

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Cunningham, Phillipe, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Sep. 25, 2015
    Topics: Black people, Bullying, Ethnic groups, Ethnic relations, FtMs, Gay community, Gender minorities
    Description: In this powerful oral history, Phillipe Cunningham shares his experiences as Black trans man with a complicated history of gendered and sexual identities.
  56. Interview with Qui Dorian Alexander

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Alexander, Qui Dorian
    Date: Sep. 11, 2017
    Topics: Bible, Black people, Dating, Depression, FtMs, Gay men, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Imprisonment, Lesbians, Masculinities, Oppression, Parents of transgender people, Partners of transgender people, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia
    Subject: Adrienne Maree, Brown Boi Project, Charlene Arcila, Emergent Strategy, Mazzoni Center, Reg Ju, Ryan Li Dahlstrom, Tiq Milan, Trans Health Conference
    Description: Qui Dorian Alexander is a Puerto Rican/Black/Afro-Latinx trans-masculine non-binary FTM person who goes by he/him and they/them. At the time of this interview, Alexander was a graduate student and ...
  57. Interview with Raquel Willis

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Willis, Raquel
    Date: Jun. 7, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Assigned gender, Black people, Coming out, Counseling, Dating, Drag, Drag kings, Family members, Femininities, Feminism, FtMs, Gay identity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender role, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Masculinities, MtFs, Religions, Religious texts, Role behaviour, Sexism, Southern States, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia, Writers
    Subject: Black Girl Dangerous, RuPaul, Trans Advocacy Organization, Transgender Law Center
    Description: Raquel Willis is a black southern transgender queer woman from Augusta, Georgia who was raised Catholic. Her mom was an educator for almost 30 years at Augusta Technical College while her dad worke...
  58. Interview with Reneka Evans

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Evans, Reneka, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Aug. 21, 2016
    Topics: Black people, Dating, Drag, Educators, Employment discrimination, Families, Health insurance, Hormones, MtFs, Surgery, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Red Door Clinic, Reneka Evans, University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality
    Description: Reneka Evans was born and raised in Memphis, TN. In this oral history, Evans discusses moving to Minneapolis in the early 90s, drag culture, sex after surgery, workplace discrimination, the importa...
  59. Interview with Ryann Holmes

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Holmes, Ryann
    Date: May 14, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Anti-transgender violence, Black people, Childhood, Christianity, Dating, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender role, Hormones, Lesbianism, LGBTQ+ parents, Pronoun, Religions, Secondary education, Tomboys, Transgender parents, Transgender people
    Subject: Bklyn Boihood, Black Trans TV, Miss Major
    Description: In this dialogue, Ryann Holmes discusses their life with Sir Knight of BlackTransTV. Ryann co-founded bklyn boihood, an organization for transmasculine people of color. Ryann discusses being a tomb...
  60. Interview with Tashan Lovermore

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lovemore, Tashan
    Date: Feb. 28, 2019
    Topics: Black people, Change of name, Childhood, Family members, Gender, Gentrification, Hormones, LGBTI community, Microaggressions, Photography, Pronoun, Religions, Self-acceptance, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Bklyn Boihood, Black Trans TV, BLK RYL Production, Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC), Kingsborough Community College, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), The Door, The Labyrinth Foundation Counseling/Gender Service, Inc., The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (The Center)
    Description: Tashan Lovemore shares his path to his "limitless" gender, pushing against narrow expectations of masculinity and manhood while finding contentment and confidence in his own gender. He grew up in t...
  61. Interview with Tei Okamoto

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Okamoto, Tei
    Date: Mar. 10, 2019
    Topics: Artists, Black people, Coming out, Drag balls, Family members, Femininities, Film, Gender, Gender role, Health care, Heterosexuals, HIV/AIDS, Japanese American families, LGBTQ+ poetry, LGBTQ+ sex workers, Masculinities, Medical interventions, Oral history, Prisons, Pronoun, Racially mixed people, Sex education, Sexuality, STDs, Substance abuse, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Youth
    Subject: Asians, Blacks, and Latin and United New Tribes (ABLUNT), Azar Namdar, Bette Ledder, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), Che Vilanueva, Christopher Lee, City University of New York (CUNY), Club Universe, Coco Club, Dejah Dior, Estella Gonzales, Gail Wyatt, Gerbari Allah, Gina Eichenbaum, Greg Kats, House 806, House of Hope, House of Infinity, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Imani Uzuri, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Jeannie Little, Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), Joan Morgan, Joel Gomez, Justice: Just Us, Kara Paige, Kelsey Lou, Menses, Omar Daniel, Planned Parenthood, Project Street Beat, Queers for Economic Justice, Rockwood Fellow, Samin Bashir, Sarah Schulman, Sienna Shields, Sweetest Hangover, Tenderloin AIDS Resource Center, The Slams, Tom Dwayne, Tranny Fest, Trans Advocay in Rural Places (TARP), Trans Project at University of California, San Francisco, Trish Moran, When the Chicken Heads Come Home to Roost, Whitney Biennial, Women's Health Project, Zander Gracia
  62. Interview with Tiq Milan

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Milan, Tiq
    Date: Nov. 2, 2017
    Topics: Autobiographies, Bars, Black people, Butches, Children, Coming out, Discrimination, Divorce, Families, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Hormone therapy, Lesbians, LGBTI community, LGBTQ+ partners, Racism, Roman catholicism, Soft butches, Sports, Substance abuse, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transphobia, Working class
    Subject: Brian Michael Smith, Bronx Community Pride Center, Buzzfeed, CeCe McDonald, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN), Hetrick Martin Institute, Huffington, Lambda Legal, MTV, National Anti Violence Project, Niagara University, Power and Privilege Series, Queen Sugar, Redefining Masculinity, Rolling Stone, Source Magazine, The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), The Guardian, The New Yorker, Vibe Magazine
    Description: Tiq Milan identifies as a binary black trans man who is queer identified and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in Buffalo, New York in a working-class family in the hood, Milan states. He lo...
  63. Interview with Toni-Michelle Williams

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Willliams, Toni-Michelle
    Date: Jun. 7, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Androgyny, Arrests, Black people, Coming out, Courts, Drag, Drag queens, Femininities, Gay men, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Heterosexuals, Hormone therapy, Legal process, Transgender people
    Subject: Access Aids Health Care, Barack Obama, Emerging Leaders Initiative with the National Black Justice Coalition, Jasmine Dyree, Jasmine Gray, Jim Crowe, Kimberly Waldon, Laverne Cox, Leading the Education of Gay and Straight Individuals (LEGSI), Morgan Harrison, National Organization for Women (NOW), Rob Burr, RuPaul, Sojourner Truth, Sojourner Truth Leadership Fellowship for Black Trans Women, Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative, T Girls Empowerment, Tijuana Michelle Ponder, Toni Braxton
    Description: Toni-Michelle Williams is a 26-year-old heterosexual black woman of trans experience from Atlanta, Georgia where she was born. She’s attracted to black men, and she also identifies as a magical bla...
  64. Interview with Tourmaline

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Tourmaline
    Date: Sep. 18, 2019
    Topics: Ableism, Artists, Black people, Black power, Black studies, Christianity, Discrimination, Film, Gender diversity, Gender role, Gentrification, HIV-positive people, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Housing, Kwanzaa, Prisons, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Trade unions, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Atlanta is a Sea of Bones, Black Panthers, Critical Resistance 10 (CR 10), Curb Resistance, David Farwell, Diane Davies, Faith Soloway, FIERCE, Happy Birthday, Marsha, Invaders, Jay Toole, Joseph DeFilippis, Legacy of Bones, Marcus Garvey, Marsha P. Johnson, Miss Egyptt, Miss Major, Mudbound, Ola Osaze, Queers for Economic Justice, Sasha Warsal, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Taking Freedom Home, The Door, The House of Lady Snow, Veterans Affairs (VA), Welfare Warriors, Women's Liberation Front
  65. Interview with Vanessa Sheridan

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sheridan, Vanessa
    Date: Jul. 12, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Black people, Coming out, Families, Fundamentalism, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Hate crimes, Homophobia, Law, LGBTQ+ partners, Murders of LGBTQ+ people, Performing arts, Racism, Religions, Socioeconomic characteristics, Transgender people, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Crossing Over, HB2, Jerry Springer Show, Laura Jane Grace, Laverne Cox, Liberating the Transgendered Christian, Maury Povich, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Pulse Night Club, RuPaul, The Complete Guide to Transgender in the Workplace, Virginia Prince, Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
    Description: Vanessa Sheridan identifies as transgender and was assigned male at birth. She knew she was different from the age of 2 or 3 but didn’t understand what it meant at the time since she had no framewo...
  66. Interview with Zeno Peterson

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Peterson, Zeno
    Date: May 28, 2019
    Topics: Bathrooms, Black people, Class struggle, Classicists, Gender, Gender identity, Gender role, Heteronormativity, Hormones, Masculinities, Musical theatre, Narcissism, Patriarchy, Pronoun, Racism, Rap (Music), Sexuality, Transgender people, Upper class
    Subject: descarga, hormone normative, Parmenides, traumatic narcissism, Zeno of Elea
    Description: Zeno is a wordsmith, performer and educator. He discusses his experience of traumatic narcissism, the difficulty with affirmations, and limitations pronouns have on encompassing an expansive relati...
  67. Jarrett Key Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Key, Jarrett, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 25, 2018
    Topics: Artists, Black people, Choreographers, Colleges, Dancers, Families, LGBTI community, Politics, Sexuality, Twins
    Subject: Brown University
    Description: Jarrett Key speaks of their childhood growing up in rural Alabama with a twin brother who also identifies as queer. They speak of their whirlwind move to New York City after attending Brown Univers...
  68. Kiara St. James Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, St. James, Kiara
    Date: Mar. 6, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Black people, Childhood, Christianity, Civil rights, Drag queens, Education, Families, Femmes, Foster families, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Hormones, Intimate partner violence, LGBTQ+ sex workers, MtFs, Night life, Organisations, Politics, Poverty, Racism, Transgender community, Transgender rights, Transitioning (Gender), Transphobia
    Subject: Housing Works, Kiara St. James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG)
    Description: Kiara St. James is the CEO and a co-founder of New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG). Here, she recalls the experiences throughout her life that inform her activism and advocacy today as a tr...
  69. Lee Livingston Perine

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Perine, Lee Livingston
    Date: Dec. 22, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Black people, Butch-femme relationships, Children, Coming out, Divorce, Families, Femininities, Gay identity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, Masculinities, Misogyny, Racism, Sexuality, Sports, Suicide, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transphobia, Twins
    Subject: Donald Trump
    Description: Lee Levingston Perine identifies as a black genderqueer and trans person and was assigned female at birth. They were 38 at the time of the interview. They have an older brother and a fraternal twin...
  70. Male Shake Dancer Plans to Change Sex, Wed GI in Europe

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Jet
    Date: Jun. 18, 1953
    Topics: Actors, Black people, Classification of diseases, Dancers, Female impersonators, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Law, Marriage, Medicalisation, Military, MtFs
    Subject: Charles Robert Brown
  71. Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera at the Pride March, 1973

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: Apr. 24, 1973
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Clothing, Demonstrations, Transgender Latinx, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson, Pride, Sylvia Rivera
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera (background) at the fourth annual Pride march, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Johnson and Rivera were prominent figures during the riots, and influential ...
  72. Marsha P. Johnson at a Demonstration at St. Patrick's Cathedral, 1970

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Wandel, Richard C.
    Date: 1970
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Christianity, Demonstrations, Religions, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson, St. Patrick's Cathedral
    Description: During a protest at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Marsha P. Johnson holds a sign that says, "Jesus Loved John the Beloved."
  73. Marsha P. Johnson at Gay Liberation Front's Demonstration at Bellevue Hospital, 1970

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Wandel, Richard C.
    Date: 1970
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Demonstrations, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson sits outside of Bellevue Hospital, holding a sign that says, "Power to the People."
  74. Marsha P. Johnson at the 1982 Pride March

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: 1982
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Gay pride, Stonewall riots, Transgender people
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson at the 1982 Pride March, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Johnson herself was a prominent figure during the riots, and an influential community leader in the West Village.
  75. Marsha P. Johnson at the Christopher Street Liberation Day March, 1974

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: Jun. 30, 1974
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Clothing, Demonstrations, Stonewall riots, Transgender people
    Subject: Christopher Street Liberatation Day March, Christopher Street Liberation Day Committee (CSLDC), Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson at the 1974 CSLD march, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Johnson herself was a prominent figure during the riots, and an influential community leader in the West Village.
  76. Marsha P. Johnson at the March on Albany, 1971

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Wandel, Richard C.
    Date: Mar. 14, 1971
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Demonstrations, Stonewall riots, Transgender people
    Subject: Christopher Street Liberatation Day March
    Description: Gay liberation groups marched on Albany with a list of demands. Fueled by the Stonewall riots in 1969 and continuing the momentum from the first Christopher Street Liberation Day march in 1970, act...
  77. Marsha P. Johnson at the Pride March, 1974

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: Jun. 30, 1974
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Clothing, Demonstrations, Gay pride, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson at the fifth annual Gay Pride March, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Johnson herself was a prominent figure during the riots, and an influential community leader in the West...
  78. Marsha P. Johnson at the Pride March, 1975

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: 1975
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Demonstrations, Gay pride, Riots, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson at the sixth Gay Pride March in New York City. Johnson was a prominent figure during the riots, and an influential community leader in the West Village.
  79. Marsha P. Johnson at the Second Christopher Street Liberation Day March, 1972

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: Fink, Leonard
    Date: Jun. 25, 1971
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Demonstrations, Gay pride, Stonewall riots, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: Marsha P. Johnson at the third annual Pride March, inspired by the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Johnson herself was a prominent figure during the riots, and an influential community leader in the West Vil...
  80. Marsha P. Johnson Buttons

     
    Collection: Button Collection
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator:
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Transgender people
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson
  81. Peter Sewally, alias Ann Eliza Erans, alias Beef Steak Pete

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (Pre 1900)
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator:
    Date: Aug. 24, 1846
    Topics: Arrests, Black people, Crossdressers
    Subject: Beefsteak Pete
    Description: Content warning: contains potentially racist and transphobic material related to racist and transphobic language.
  82. Red. Dr. Yvette Flunder Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Flunder, Yvette, Moultrie, Monique
    Date: Feb. 2014
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Christianity, Education, HIV/AIDS, Lesbians, Theology
    Description: Rev. Yvette Flunder speaks about her work as a leader of a fellowship of African-American churches, and her experience as a "same gender loving" Christian.
  83. [Scrapbook #2]

     
    Collection: Scrapbooks and Albums
    Institution: Louise Lawrence Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Black people, Children of transgender people, Clothing, Communism, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag balls, Femininities, Gender, Gender realignment surgery, Hairdressers, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersex, Job placement, Marriage, Military, Partners of transgender people, Photographic models, Plastic surgery, Pregnancy, Sexual practices, Sexuality, Transgender people, Transphobia, Typists
    Subject: Alain Garap, Angie Cerniglia, Bambi, Barbara Buick, Bili Day, Billie Kamp, Bryant Haliday, Burha, Cecil Saint Laurent, Charlotte McLeod, Christine Jorgensen, Coccinelle, Dahl Iverson, Dane Worth, Diana Dors, Douglas Zimmerman, Eddie Plique, Eise LaRoe, Elizabeth Kimberly Belvedere Hughes, Florence Robinson, Fran Novak, Frank Little, Franz Little, George Davies, Georgina Prince, Gina Bell, Hedy Jo Star, Herman Katz, Hiroshi Maruyama, Howard Knox, Jack Werboff, Jacques Dufrenoy, Jean Cocteau, Jeanette Jiousselot, Jeanne Eagles, John G. Eckhardt, John Lewis, John Murphy Goodshot, Josephine Baker, Julian Eltinge, Kathleen Little, Kim Novak, Laura Hughes, Laura Stebbings, Leonard Mastromarro, Leonard Sillman, Lucky Sarcell, Luis Laurite, Marilyn Monroe, Martha Ramiro, Maurice Leznoff, Mei Lan Fang, Michel Marie Poulain, Naja Karamuru, Peter Howard, Phil Black, Ray Leen, Rene LaFont, Robbie Ross, Robert Cowell, Robert Francas, Roberto Navarro, T.C. Jones, Tony Midnight, William Westley
  84. Shake Dancer Postpones Sex Change For Face Lifting

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Jet
    Date: Aug. 6, 1953
    Topics: Black people, Dancers, Female impersonators, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, Military, Plastic surgery
    Subject: Charles Robert Brown
  85. Shot Female Impersonator: Negro in Woman's Garb Slashes Policemen and Is Killed

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 22, 1908
    Topics: Black people, Clothing, Female impersonators, Mass media, Police, Race relations, Violence
    Subject: George Thompson
  86. Spree Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Spree
    Date: Jun. 8, 2017
    Topics: Actors, AIDS activists, Appearance, Black people, Childhood, Coming out, Faeries, Families, Femininities, Gender identity, MtFs, Politics, Theatre, Transgender people
    Subject: ACT UP, International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA), Marsha P. Johnson, Ortez Alderman, Queer Nation, Spree
    Description: Performer, and activist Spree shares her experiences as a Radical Faerie; a member of ACT UP, The Emma Goldman Gypsy Players and The Eggplant Players; and a resident of numerous places around the w...
  87. Tax Snag Halts Male Dancer's Trip For Sex Change

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Jet
    Date: Oct. 15, 1953
    Topics: Black people, Dancers, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, Military, MtFs, National government
    Subject: Charles Robert Brown
  88. Women Vol. 4 No. 1 (Winter 1974)

     
    Collection: Short Runs of Periodicals
    Institution: Independent Voices
    Creator: Blanchard, Margaret, Bucceroni, Joanne, Ceanfaglione, Esther, Krell, Elinore, Murphy, Angela, Nelliechild, Audrey, Parry, Shirley, Reville, Irene, Thompson, Anme
    Date: Winter 1974
    Topics: Androgyny, Appearance, Bisexuality, Black people, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Dreams, Femininities, Gender, Gender identity, Gender role, Interviews, Karate, Lesbian parents, Lesbians, LGBTQ+ poetry, Literature review, Marriage, Masculinities, Oppression, Prejudices, Racism, Sexuality, Sports, Stereotypes
    Subject: Carolyn Heilbrun, Judy Livers, Toward a Recognition of Androgyny, Virginia Woolf