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  1. Interview with Aidan Kay

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Kay, Aidan, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Jan. 23, 2016
    Topics: FtMs, Gender fluid, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Leather community, Lesbian culture
    Subject: Aidan Kay, Creating Change, Gender Odyssey
    Description: Aidan Key describes himself as a gender fluid trans man. In this oral history, Key recounts his journey through gender: from coming into lesbian, dyke and leather communities to finding trans commu...
  2. Interview with Alex Iantaffi

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Iantaffi, Alex, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Oct. 6, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Bisexual identity, Child abuse, Communism, Divorce, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Immigration, Intimate partner violence, Marriage, Masculinity, Musicians, Parents (LGBTQ), Piano, Roman catholicism, Therapists, Trade unions, Transgender people
    Subject: Alex Iantaffi, BiCon
    Description: Alex Iantaffi is a non-binary gender-queer trans-masculine person. In this oral history, he shares his experiences growing up in Rome in a working-class family; his identifications with and through...
  3. Interview with Amanda Beech

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Beech, Amanda
    Date: Mar. 3, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Bullying, Change of name, Cheerleading, Clothing, Coming out, Electrolysis, Family members, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hairdressers, Health insurance, Hormones, Jews, MtFs, Orgasm, Partners (LGBTQ), People with disabilities, Religions, Self-acceptance, Sexual practices, World war II
    Subject: Cullan Markland, Donna Ewing
    Description: Amanda Beech is a 48-year-old woman who was assigned male at birth. Beech went to school in the little town of Ellendale, Minnesota and lived in Bath, Minnesota. From a young age friends and family...
  4. Interview with André Pérez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pérez, André
    Date: Oct. 20, 2016
    Topics: Abuse, Aggression, AIDS activists, Assigned gender, Civil rights, Feminism, FtMs, Gay pride, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Immigration, Lesbians, Machismo, Masculinity, Poverty, Sexual assault, Sports, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Cacina Queen, Greta Martela, Nina Chaubal, Sasha Perez, Story Corps, Trans Lifeline, Trans Oral History Project, Vagina Monologues
    Description: André Pérez was 28 at the time of the interview, identifies as trans, uses they/them and he/him pronouns, and was assigned female at birth. They were a tomboy growing up liking sports and being ver...
  5. Interview with Andrew Ahl

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Ahl, Andrew, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Jul. 1, 2016
    Topics: Air force, Army, Atheism, Bartending, Bathrooms, Christianity, Coming out, Depression, Divorce, Drag, Employment, Families, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormones, Internet, Marriage, Military, Parents of transgender people, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Andrew Ahl, Don't Ask, Don't Tell, National Security Administration, Target Corporation
    Description: Andrew (Drew) Ahl is a transgender man in his mid-thirties living in St. Louis Park, MN. In this oral history, Ahl recounts growing up in a religious, military household with his dad, his time serv...
  6. Interview with Ani Koch

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Koch, Ani
    Date: Jan. 6, 2017
    Topics: Bullying, Butches, Drag, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Lesbians, Marriage, Masculinity, Monogamy, Social exclusion, Soft butches, Sports, Tomboys, Transgender people
    Subject: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Rainbow Health Initiative
    Description: Ani Koch identifies as genderqueer, trans masculine, and nonconforming, and they were assigned female at birth. They grew up in Dubuque, Iowa with two older brothers. As a kid they were a tomboy, o...
  7. Interview with Anne Hodson

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hodson, Anne, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: May 19, 2016
    Topics: Employment discrimination, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Marines, Marriage, MtFs, Partners of transgender people, Politics, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people
    Subject: Anne Hodson, Program in Human Sexuality
    Description: Anne Hodson was born and raised in Minneapolis. In this oral history, she shares her experiences negotiating her gender identity from an early age, eventually digging in to explore her trans identi...
  8. 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 fluid, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Gentrification, Imprisonment, Language, Mental health, MtFs, NGOs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), 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...
  9. Interview with Arin McNeese

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: McNeese, Arin
    Date: Jan. 12, 2017
    Topics: Alcoholism, Dating, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Medication, Transgender people, Transgender youth
    Subject: Aliveness Project, Cherokee, Loretta Worthington, Minnesot Priority Populations, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, Pride Institute, Shades of Color, Trans Family Support Services
    Description: Arin McNeese identifies as Mixed Native American and as a trans male originally from Minnesota. They currently live in San Diego and have been a part of multiple LGBT organizations in both San Dieg...
  10. Interview with Ash (Ashley) Scott

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Scott, Ash (Ashley)
    Date: Oct. 29, 2015
    Topics: African American transgender people, Appearance, Bullying, Communication, Dating, Disabilities, Discrimination, Drag kings, Femininity, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Hormone therapy, Language, Masculinity, Military, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Schools, Surgery, Therapies
    Description: Ash Scott identifies as a black female to male trans guy who was assigned female at birth. He is an Air Force brat. He was born in California at the Castle Air Force Base. He also lived in Louisian...
  11. 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...
  12. Interview with Ben Singer

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Singer, Ben
    Date: Nov. 24, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Bullying, Butches, Change of name, Coming out, DSM, Family members, Feminism, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Masculinity, Oppression, Public health, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexual abuse, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Soft butches, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Bridges to Coalition: A Community Forum on Trans Issues, Transgender Health Action Coalition
    Description: Ben Singer identifies as a trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born and raised in Sterling, Illinois in a working-class family. For the past 25 years he’s been estranged from his fam...
  13. Interview with Brawen Zakariasen

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Zakariasen, Brawen
    Date: Mar. 21, 2017
    Topics: Bisexuality, Bullying, Child abuse, Divorce, Drag, Emotional incest, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Homophobia, Marriage, Monogamy, MtFs, Psychological abuse, Self-destructive behavior, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Video games industry, Violence
    Subject: Center for Sexual Health at the University of Minnesota, William S. Burroughs
    Description: Branwen Zakariasen identifies as a monogamous queer trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She has one older sister. She took her wife’s last name to fully express how meaningful her wife and ...
  14. Interview with Catalina Velasquez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Velasquez, Catalina
    Date: Dec. 9, 2016
    Topics: Augmentation mammaplasty, Change of name, Citizenship, Colombian Americans, Dating, Development, Employment, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Illegal aliens, Masculinity, MtFs, Privilege (Social psychology), Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Role behaviour, Self-acceptance, Transgender people, Xenophobia
    Subject: Audre Lorde, Casa Ruby, Laverne Cox
    Description: Catalina Velasquez identifies as a straight transgender woman attracted to cis men and goes by Queen Goddess Sister. She is Colombian, was born in Cali, Colombia, and has a sister. She came to the ...
  15. 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, Masculinity, Military, Sexism, Sexuality, Spirituality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), 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 ...
  16. Interview with Crispin Torres

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Torres, Crispin, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: May 27, 2016
    Topics: Coming out, Education, Educators, Gay community, Gay culture, Gay families, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Latinos, Masculinity, Mexican Americans, Misogyny, Musicians, Political movements, Relationships (LGBTQ), Roman catholicism, Surgery, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Lambda Legal
    Description: Crispin Torres has been an LGBT advocate and worked to support LGBT people with national organizations for much of his professional career. In this oral history, Torres shares his personal story, f...
  17. Interview with Damion Mendez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Mendez, Damion
    Date: Jun. 17, 2017
    Topics: Adoption, Assigned gender, Bullying, Ethnic groups, Femininity, Gay men, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Hysterectomy, Latinos, Lesbians, Masculinity, Medicalisation, Men, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Racism, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Barack Obama, Family Tree Clinic, Human Sexuality Program, Janet Byrstrom, Jendeen Forberg, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, Mondo Queer Beach Party, Pamela Anderson, Prince, Pulse Night Club, Roxanne Anderson
    Description: Damion Mendez is a Latino trans masculine identified person who mostly grew up in St. Paul, MN. In this oral history, he shares his experiences with transracial adoption, his early realizations of ...
  18. Interview with Danika Ragnhild

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Ragnhild, Danika
    Date: Feb. 17, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Autistic people, Biology, Bullying, Change of name, Dating, Disabilities, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Harassment, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Marriage, MtFs, Non-monogamous relationships, People with disabilities, Politics, Porn films (LGBTQ), Post-traumatic stress disorder, Poverty, Privilege (Social psychology), Pronoun, Rape, Rural areas, Sex industry, Sex workers, Sexual abuse, Sexual practices, Sexuality, Transgender people, Violence, Women, Black
    Subject: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Stanley Kubrick, The Exchange, Transgender Youth Support Network
    Description: Danika Ragnhild is a trans woman and trans feminine person originally from Crookston, MN. In this oral history, she shares her experiences with being harassed around gender and disability as a chil...
  19. Interview with Dominic Giovon Chilko

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Chilko, Dominic Giovon
    Date: Jun. 2, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Adoption, Assigned gender, Children, Corrective rape, Drag, Drag kings, Ethnic groups, FtMs, Gay pride, Gender realignment surgery, Heterosexuals, Hormones, Lesbians, Masculinity, Mental health, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Performing arts, Physical fitness, Physicians, Psychotherapy, Racism, Sexuality, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Boys Don't Cry, Buck Angel, Everest Institute, Lil One, Man Made
    Description: Dominic Giovon Chilko identifies as a biracial straight trans man and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and was adopted as a baby by his parents. Around the age of 7...
  20. Interview with Dona Ewing

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Ewing, Dona
    Date: Apr. 5, 2016
    Topics: Alcohol, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Medical care, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Surgery--Complications, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Dona Ewing
    Description: Dona Ewing shares stories about growing up in Crookston, MN and making a home in the Twin Cities. Dona worked for 22 years at the Gay 90’s, a Minneapolis club, as a coat check and shares stories ab...
  21. Interview with Donna Ewing part 2

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Ewing, Dona
    Date: May 1, 2017
    Topics: AIDS (Disease)--Patients, Anti-racism, Assigned gender, Biology, Cannabis, Clothing, Cosmetics, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Drag queens, Drug traffic, Electrolysis, Entertainers, Ethnicity, Gay community, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Immigrants, Intersex people, Investments, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Sexual practices, Strippers, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Travel
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Christine Jorgensen, Copper Squirrel, Donald Hastings, G.I. Act, Laverne Cox
    Description: Donna Ewing is a trans woman assigned male at birth. She was 84 years old at the time of the interview. She traveled a lot and lived a reckless life, she explains. She’s been to Holland, England, C...
  22. Interview with Dr. Aren Aizura

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Aizura, Aren, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Oct. 13, 2016
    Topics: Biphobia, Childbirth, Coming out, Drag, Educational institutions, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Higher education, History, Hormones, Identity politics, Justice, Language, Parents of transgender people, Politics, Pregnancy, Racism, Sociology, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Aren Aizura, Leslie Feinberg, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, Virginia Prince
    Description: Dr. Aren Aizura is an Assistant Professor at University of Minnesota in the Department of Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies, who primarily works in the field of transgender studies. Originally b...
  23. Interview with Dr. Eli Coleman

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Coleman, Eli, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Feb. 29, 2016
    Topics: Care, Education, Educators, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Occupations in health care and social care, Transitioning (Transgender), Youth
    Subject: Eli Coleman, University of Minnesota Medical School, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: Dr. Eli Coleman is a professor and director of the Program in Human Sexuality, one of the first programs in the country of its kind, at the University of Minnesota Medical School, as well as the fi...
  24. Interview with Dr. Katie Spencer

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Spencer, Katie
    Date: Feb. 29, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Assigned gender, Coming out, DSM, Feminism, Femmes, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, LGBTI community, Medicalisation, Misogyny, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Racism, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Deb Thorp, Eli Colman, Harry Benjamin Standards of Care, Keith Ellison, OutFront Minnesota, Park Nicollet, Riki Wilchins, Roxanne Anderson, Transgender Health Action Coalition, Transsexual Menace, Xavier Schmidt
    Description: Dr. Katie Spencer identifies as a female identified cisgender woman and femme assigned female at birth. She lived in Farmington, Missouri as a kid with her parents and two brothers. As a little gir...
  25. Interview with Dr. Walter Bockting

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Bockting, Walter, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: May 12, 2016
    Topics: Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Patients, Psychology, Puberty blockers, Research, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Anton Verschoor, Columbia University, Eli Coleman, Harry Benjamin Association, Program for the Study of LGBT Health, University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality, Walter Bockting, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: Dr. Walter Bockting is Professor of Medical Psychology at Columbia University. In this interview, Dr. Bockting narrates a history of the evolution of medical transitional care from his perspective ...
  26. Interview with EJ Olson

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Olson, EJ
    Date: Dec. 16, 2016
    Topics: AIDS organisations, Allies, Appearance, Artists, Assigned gender, Bullying, Colleges, Coming out, Communities, Counseling, Dating, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Marriage, Masculinity, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Self-acceptance, Sexual orientation, Theatre, Therapies, Transgender community, Transitioning (Transgender), Women's colleges
    Subject: Callen Lorde, Chatham College, Family Tree Clinic, Garden State Equality, LGBT Task Force, LGBTQ Center, Rainbow Health Initiative, Riot Girl Feminism, Trans Hormone Care Program
    Description: EJ Olson was 37 at the time of the interview and was assigned female at birth. They identify as genderqueer, gender non-conforming, and gender fluid and grew up in Empire, Michigan. They are the ol...
  27. Interview with Ejay Jack

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jack, Ejay, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Sep. 15, 2015
    Topics: FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Partners of transgender people, Polyamory, Relationships (LGBTQ), Reproductive health, Social workers, Surgery, Transgender people
    Subject: Ejay Jack, Red Door Clinic
    Description: Ejay Jack grew up in rural Pennsylvania. It was in college at Penn State University that he first began exploring his trans identity, identifying as genderqueer for a decade before taking testoster...
  28. Interview with Eli Clare

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Clare, Eli
    Date: Mar. 1, 2016
    Topics: Bullying, Cerebral palsy, Clinical medicine, Diagnosis, Disability studies, Employment, Gay community, Gender minorities, Gender realignment surgery, Lesbian community, Masculinity, Medical interventions, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), People with disabilities, Public buildings--Restrooms, Relationships (LGBTQ), Rural areas, Small cities, Stonewall riots, Surgery, Working class, Writers
    Subject: Americans with Disabilities Act, Compton's Cafeteria Riots, Eli Clare, Leslie Feinberg, Stone Butch Blues
    Description: Eli Clare is a genderqueer disability advocate, writer and poet. In this oral history, Clare discusses how language gets re-claimed, taken up, or not; tensions in lesbian community around trans mas...
  29. Interview with Ellie Krug

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Krug, Ellie
    Date: Dec. 15, 2015
    Topics: Bisexuality, Counseling, Crossdressing, Education, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Insurance, Lawyers, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Call for Justice, Christine Jorgensen, David Ahlvers, Fairview Health, Getting to Ellen: A Memoir About Love, Honesty, and Gender Change, Lavender magazine, Martin Luther King Jr., Minnesota Lavender Bar Association, MyTalk 107, Target Corporation
    Description: Ellie Krug was born during the 1950s in Newark, New Jersey where her parents both lived in the tenements. She identifies herself as a transgender woman assigned male at birth. At 11, Krug’s father ...
  30. Interview with Elliot Winter

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Winter, Elliot
    Date: Jun. 8, 2016
    Topics: Adopted children, Anti-transgender violence, Assigned gender, Bullying, Clothing, Drug abuse, Families, Femininity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Korean Americans, Masculinity, Online dating, Parents, White, Racism, Role behaviour, Schools, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Social media, Suicide, Therapies, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Elliot Winter identifies as a transgender male and was assigned female at birth. One of his earliest memories is fighting his parents to wear clothing that suited him as a child. He moved around a ...
  31. Interview with Erica Fields

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Fields, Erica
    Date: Sep. 8, 2015
    Topics: Adoption, African Americans, Assigned gender, Augmentation mammaplasty, Bullying, Children, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Divorce, Drugs, Educational institutions, Family members, Feminists, Gender bending, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Lesbians, Marriage, Privilege (Social psychology), Race identity, Race relations, Roman catholicism, Sexuality, Socio-economic status, Support groups, Theatre, Therapies, Transgender identity, Transgender people, Transsexual people
    Subject: Anon, Caitlyn Jenner, Christine McGinn, Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Ellen Krug, Gender Justice, Gender Outlaws, Getting to Ellen: A Memoir About Love, Honesty, and Gender Change, GLBT Chamber of Commerce, Gonzaga University, Hedda Gabler, Hidden Agenda, Hidden Agender, Hogan's Heroes, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Janet Mock, Jenny Boylan, Kate Bornstein, Laverne Cox, Leigh Smythe, Mara Keisling, Marcus Waterbury, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, NASA, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Northwest Bible College, Of Mice and Men, Old Bedlam Theatre, Star Trek, The Miser, The Taming of the Shrew, Trans, Women's Employment and Security Act (WESA)
    Description: Erica Fields is a business woman from Edina, MN who began her gender transition in 2007 at the age of 53. Her oral history is rich with bits of local history and culture. Fields lives a life in com...
  32. Interview with Ethan O'Brien

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: O'Brien, Ethan
    Date: Jan. 29, 2017
    Topics: Change of name, Coming out, Dating, Family members, Feminism, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Legal documents, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexism, Sexuality, Social norms, Sports, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Description: Ethan O’Brien (he/him) is a currently able-bodied, white, queer, trans, masculine person. He's participated in community organizing and radical resisting for 25 years. Originally from a working-cla...
  33. Interview with Faye Seidler

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Seidler, Faye
    Date: Oct. 15, 2016
    Topics: AIDS education, Assigned gender, Bullying, Crossdressing, Depression, Discrimination, Divorce, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Hormones, Hospitals, Insurance, Isolation, Legal name, Masculinity, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Polyamory, Puberty, Sexuality, Suicidal behavior, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Working class, Writers
    Subject: Grey Ace Trans Woman, The Great Plains Affirming Campus Conference
    Description: Faye Seidler identifies as a gray ace transgender woman and was assigned male at birth. She mostly grew up in Fargo, North Dakota and in many other towns within North Dakota. She was bullied in sch...
  34. Interview with finn schneider

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: schneider, finn
    Date: Aug. 4, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Assigned gender, Body image, Change of name, Clothing, Criminalisation, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Educational institutions, Family members, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Jews, Marriage, Masculinity, Mental health, Partners of transgender people, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Pronoun, Religions, Roman catholicism, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transgender people, Universities
    Description: finn schneider identifies as a white transgender queer, non-binary, and trans masculine. They were 32 at the time of the interview. They were assigned female at birth. They are of German heritage a...
  35. Interview with Freya Richman

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Richman, Freya
    Date: Nov. 2, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Arts and entertainment occupations, Assigned gender, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Directors, Discrimination, Family members, Femininity, Femmes, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Jews, MtFs, Pronoun, Religions, Support groups, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: 20% Theatre, Artaria String Quartet, Community Center, The Naked I, Transgender Equity Council of the City of Minneapolis
    Description: Freya Richman identifies as Jewish female or femme assigned male at birth. She is the youngest of three siblings and grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin, a small city in the northeastern part of Wiscons...
  36. Interview with Gaebriel Lyrek

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Lyrek, Gaebriel
    Date: Aug. 7, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Biology, Bullying, Child abuse, Clothing, Crossdressing, Drag, Families, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Health insurance, Marriage, Outing, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Phalloplasty
    Description: Gaebriel Lyrek identifies as a straight male and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in Montrose, Minnesota on a dairy farm in the middle of a cornfield and went to school in Buffalo, Minnesot...
  37. Interview with Geena Rocero

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Rocero, Geena
    Date: Nov. 16, 2016
    Topics: Anthropology, Assigned gender, Bullying, Contraception, Cultures, Families, Femininity, Femmes, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Immigration, Indigenous peoples, Lectures, LGBTI rights, MtFs, Olympic games, Pageants, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Photographic models, Poverty, Racism, Roman catholicism, Self-acceptance, Sexual harassment, Stealth (Transgender), Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Asian Pacific Wellness Center, Babaylan, Bakla, Beutiful as I Want to Be, Caitlyn Jenner, Ferdinand Magellan, Gender Proud, Janet Mock, Jazz Jennings, Jeffrey Caliendo, Lauren Foster, Mahu, Papuan
    Description: Geena Rocero was raised in the Philippines and grew up poor in a small neighborhood in the metro city of Makati with three siblings and her parents. Realizing she identified as a girl at 4 or 5 yea...
  38. 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 (Transgender), 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 “...
  39. Interview with Gradylee Shapiro

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Shapiro, Gradylee
    Date: Jan. 17, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Baldness, Bisexuality, Bullying, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Dating, Death and dying, Depression, Discrimination, Divorce, Family members, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Marriage, Mental disorders, Ovariectomy, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Poor, Schools, Soft butches, Swindlers and swindling, Testosterone, Transitioning (Transgender), Violence
    Subject: District 202, Ethan Laubach, Gender Blur, GLBT Youth Organization, Prism
    Description: Gradylee Shapiro identifies as a butch and was assigned female at birth. They did not specify preferred pronouns in their interview so the gender-neutral terms, they/them, are used throughout this ...
  40. Interview with Hannah Stein

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Stein, Hannah
    Date: Oct. 27, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Assigned gender, Bisexual identity, Bullying, Capitalism, Classical music, Clothing, Coming out, Employees, Families, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Internet, Intersex, Middle class, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Repression (Psychology), Robbery, Schools, Sexual harassment, Sexuality, Suicide, Theatre, Therapists, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: 20% Theatre, Door to Dooor Canvasing, Environment Minnesota, Lawrence University, Lebanese Restaurant, Mixed Blood Theater, The Naked I
    Description: Hannah Stein identifies as a trans woman assigned male at birth. She has a younger sister and grew up in Athens, Georgia in a middle-class household. Her mom worked for the hospital as a cancer nur...
  41. Interview with Harvey Katz

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Katz, Harvey
    Date: Jan. 29, 2016
    Topics: Colleges, Educators, Entertainers, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Jewish transgender people, Marriage, Masculinity, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Poetry (LGBTQ), Representation, Storytelling, Visibility, White people
    Subject: Athens Boys Choir
    Description: "Harvey Katz describes himself as a “Man with a transgender history.”. Katz is a performer and educator best known for his storytelling act, Athens Boys Choir which performs across the U.S. on coll...
  42. Interview with Haylee Veazey

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Veazey, Haylee
    Date: Dec. 1, 2016
    Topics: Bisexual identity, Bullying, Christianity, Clinics, Coming out, Conservatives, Electrolysis, Family members, Femininity, Gay-straight alliances, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Health care, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Medicaid, Medical care, Medical policy, MtFs, Overweight people, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Sexism, Stress, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Women
    Subject: Affordable Care Act, Hennepin County Medical Center
    Description: Haylee Veazey identifies as a bisexual transgender woman assigned male at birth. She was born and raised in Farmington, New Mexico and grew up in a conservative Christian home. She has an older bro...
  43. Interview with Ignacio Rivera

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Rivera, Ignacio
    Date: Nov. 7, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Androgyny, Artists, Assigned gender, Bullying, Children of transgender people, Coming out, Discrimination, Education, Families, Femininity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Heteronormativity, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Indigenous peoples, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, Masculinity, Mental health, Misogyny, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Transgender people, Transphobia, Two-spirit people, Writers
    Subject: Amanda Rivera, New York City Gay and Lesbian Anti Violence Project, Poly Patao Productions, This Bridge Called My Back
    Description: Ignacio Rivera identifies as a transgender queer, two-spirit person who was assigned female at birth. They are an internationally known performance artist, activist, sex educator, writer, and blogg...
  44. Interview with JAC Stringer

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Stringer, JAC
    Date: Feb. 17, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Androgyny, Assigned gender, Bipolar disorder, Bullying, Children, Coming out, Counseling, Depression, Discrimination, Drag, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormones, Labour movement, Masculinity, Medication, Mental health, Misogyny, Native americans, Oppression, Parents of transgender people, Peace movement, Relationships (LGBTQ), Roman catholicism, Suicide, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: JAC Stringer identifies as part Native American and genderqueer on the trans masculine spectrum and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio in a city neighborhood close to down...
  45. Interview with Jae Bates

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Bates, Jae
    Date: Jun. 28, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Adoption, Assigned gender, Bullying, Coming out, Depression, Diabetes, Discrimination, Gay men, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, HIV/AIDS, Hormone therapy, Masculinity, Mastectomy, Partners of transgender people, Racism, Sexuality, Sports, Transgender people, Transphobia, Verbal abuse
    Subject: Korean War, OutFront Minnesota, Vietnam War
    Description: Jae Bates identifies as a queer trans man or trans male and was assigned female at birth. He has one older brother who is adopted. He was born in South Korea in 1996 and grew up around Hopkins, Min...
  46. Interview with James Schwartz

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Schwartz, James
    Date: Jun. 15, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Assigned gender, Change of name, College students, Coming out, Development, Environmentalism, Film, FtMs, Gay identity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Health insurance, Hormones, Internalised homophobia, Masculinity, Movement (LGBTQ), Religions, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Social media, Social norms, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender community, Transphobia
    Subject: Forest and Natural Resource Management, Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life, Gender Education Center, Program in Human Sexuality, University of Minnesota
    Description: James Schwartz identifies as a trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born in Maple Grove, Minnesota where his parents grew up and then moved to Monticello, Minnesota in second grade. S...
  47. Interview with Jess Dugan

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Dugan, Jess
    Date: Jan. 22, 2016
    Topics: Appearance, Arts, Assigned gender, Bathrooms, Bullying, Coming out, Communities, Dating, Divorce, Families, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Lesbian identity, Marriage, Masculinity, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Photography, Puberty, Self-acceptance
    Subject: Dykes to Watch Out For, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Transcending Boundaries, True Spirit
    Description: Jess Dugan identifies as genderqueer and gender variant and was assigned female at birth. Her parents divorced when she was 7 after her mom came out as a lesbian. She grew up in Little Rock, Arkans...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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, Partners (LGBTQ), Psychotherapy, Sex workers (LGBTQ), 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...
  51. 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, Malpractice, Masculinity, Oppression, Partners (LGBTQ), Sexism, Sexuality, Spirituality, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), 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 ...
  52. Interview with Lawrence Tanner Richardson

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Richardson, Lawrence Tanner
    Date: Jun. 10, 2016
    Topics: African American transgender people, Androgyny, Assigned gender, Bisexuality, Child abuse, Christianity, Depression, Drug abuse, Families, Femininity, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Homeless people, Identity, Language, Loneliness, Marriage, Menstruation, Mental disorders, Police, Puberty, Role behaviour, Self-acceptance, Separation, Sexual orientation, Suicide, Transgender people
    Subject: Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, OutFront Minnesota
    Description: Lawrence Tanner Richardson identifies as a queer black trans man who was assigned female at birth. He was born in St. Paul, Minnesota and had a difficult childhood. He’s the oldest with two sisters...
  53. Interview with Lou Weaver

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Weaver, Lou
    Date: Dec. 9, 2016
    Topics: Adoption, Bullying, Change of name, Coming out, Family members, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Human rights, Hysterectomy, Identity, Masculinity, Patriarchy, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Pregnancy, Relationships (LGBTQ), Same-sex marriage, Sexuality, Sports, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), RuPaul
    Description: Lou Weaver identifies as a queer trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born in 1970 and raised in El Centro, California. He was also adopted. Weaver then moved to Denver, Colorado when...
  54. Interview with Mara Glubka

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Glubka, Mara, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Apr. 11, 2016
    Topics: Coming out, Discrimination, Divorce, Gender realignment surgery, Happiness, Hormone therapy, Legal name, MtFs, Parenthood, Transgender people
    Subject: An Act to Provide for Single-sex Multiple Occupancy Bathroom and Changing Facilities in Schools and Public Agencies and to Create Statewide Consistency in Regulation of Employment and Public Accommodations, Christine Jorgensen, HB2, Mara Glubka
    Description: Mara Glubka, born and raised in Winona, MN, details her experiences as a transgender female in this oral history. She discusses having to hide her identity as a child, being forced to go to counsel...
  55. Interview with Mara Keisling

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Keisling, Mara
    Date: Jan. 20, 2017
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Electrolysis, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Human rights, Sexual reorientation, Shame, Surgery, Plastic, Transgender people, Transphobia, White people
    Subject: International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
    Description: Mara Keisling, born in 1959 and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a white transgender woman assigned male at birth. She started thinking about gender as a toddler. Despite not wanting to be on...
  56. Interview with Marcus Waterbury

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Waterbury, Marcus
    Date: Jan. 8, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bullying, Butches, Change of name, Coming out, Dating, Family members, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Heterosexual men, Lesbians, Masculinity, Plastic surgery, Psychotherapy, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexism, Soft butches, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Voice therapy (Transgender), Women's movement
    Subject: Mount Holyoke, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
    Description: Marcus Waterbury identifies as a transgender man and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and has a little sister. He wanted no part in feminine activities and ins...
  57. Interview with Marlene Somers

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Somers, Marlene
    Date: Sep. 23, 2015
    Topics: Children, Clothing, Coming out, Family members, Gender identity, Gender identity--Law and legislation, Gender realignment surgery, Grandchildren, Marriage, Military, Psychotherapy, Relationships (LGBTQ), Retirees, Sexuality, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Christine Jorgensen, Clark institute, Tretter Collection Autogynephilia
    Description: Marlene Somers has lived nearly her entire life in Minneapolis, a life she describes as, “two lives at once,” fluctuating between presenting as female and male. Marlene is not out to anyone in her ...
  58. Interview with Melissa Harl

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Harl, Melissa
    Date: Jan. 30, 2017
    Topics: Boy Scouts, Change of name, Clothing, Coming out, Conformity, Discrimination, Educators, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Marriage, Music, Sexuality, Socialisation, Transgender people
    Subject: Christine Jorgensen, Gender Odyssey, Kate Bornstein, Macalester College, Smiley's Family Clinic, Stonewall 25, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: In this oral history Melissa Harl shares her story as a female with transgender experience and history. Growing up in Mequon, WI, a suburb of Milwaukee, she discusses her childhood, her realization...
  59. Interview with Meredeth Vezina

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Vezina, Meredith
    Date: Jan. 13, 2017
    Topics: Assigned gender, Baseball, Cheerleaders, Contraception, Cosmetics, Divorce, Drag queens, Endocrinology, Femininity, Football, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Lesbian identity, Marriage, Military, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Privilege (Social psychology), Psychiatry, Relationships (LGBTQ), Shame, Sports, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Wars
    Subject: Cuyamaca Woods, Harry Benjamin Standards of Care, Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Marsha P. Johnson, Michele Bachmann, National Organization for Women (NOW), Silvia Rivera, Stonewall 25, Tracy O'Brien, Traditions Military Video Business, Trans Elders, Trans Narratives, University of California San Diego, University of California San Diego Gender Program, University of Vermont, Vietnam War Veteran Interviews
    Description: Meredith Vezina identifies as a trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She lived in Berlin, New Hampshire until she moved to Long Island, New York when she was 7. She has two much younger sist...
  60. 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, Partners (LGBTQ), Poetry (LGBTQ), Psychology, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), 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...
  61. Interview with Moe

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Moe
    Date: Nov. 12, 2015
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bisexual identity, Bullying, Coming out, Dating, Employment discrimination, FtMs, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Islam, Lesbians, Masculinity, Mysticism, Nursing, Roman catholicism, Sufism, Testosterone, Tomboys, White people
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Program in Human Sexuality, RECLAIM!, The Trans Youth Support Network
    Description: Moe identifies as a white trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was raised in Walnut Creek, California. He has two sisters and went to the Meher School, a Sufism school, which is connected...
  62. Interview with Naiymah Sanchez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sanchez, Naiymah
    Date: Jan. 21, 2017
    Topics: AIDS (Disease), Appearance, Assigned gender, Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Bathrooms, Children of immigrants, Citizenship, Clothing, Cosmetics, Cubans, Depression, Ethiopians, Ethnic relations, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Identification cards, Intersectionality (Sociology), Manic-depressive illness, Privilege (Social psychology), Pronoun, Psychology, Pathological, Puerto Ricans, Race, Racially mixed people, Relationships (LGBTQ), Stereotypes (Social psychology), Transgender people, Unemployment
    Description: Naiymah Sanchez identifies as a heterosexual Afro-Latina transgender female of color who was assigned male at birth. She is of Puerto Rican, Cuban, and Ethiopian immigrant decent. She was born in 1...
  63. Interview with Neno Miller

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Miller, Neno
    Date: Nov. 29, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bathrooms, Bisexuality, Body image, Bullying, Change of name, Clothing, Coming out, Femininity, Gay identity, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Journalists, Lesbians, Masculinity, Politics, Reading, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexual orientation, Stonewall riots, Therapies, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Affordable Care Act, University of Minnesota
    Description: Neno Miller identifies as genderqueer, non-binary, trans masculine, and also with the term gender fuck. They were assigned female at birth. Miller grew up in Medford, Wisconsin, which is an isolate...
  64. 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 (Transgender)
    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....
  65. 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, Masculinity, Oppression, Parents of transgender people, Partners of transgender people, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), 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 ...
  66. Interview with Rachel Schroeder

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Schroeder, Rachel
    Date: Feb. 23, 2016
    Topics: Anxiety, Bisexual identity, Bisexuality, Body building, Child custody, Children, Counseling, Crossdressing, Depression, Divorce, Electrolysis, Family members, Femininity, Gay pride, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Intolerance, Lesbian identity, Marriage, Medication, MtFs, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Self-acceptance, Social exclusion, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Janitorial Company, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
    Description: Rachel Schroeder identifies as trans was assigned male at birth. She grew up in Burnsville, Minnesota in a trailer park and worked on her grandparent’s farm. She experimented with crossdressing at ...
  67. Interview with Raymond Rea

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Raymond, Rea
    Date: Oct. 16, 2016
    Topics: Addictions, AIDS activists, Clothing, College teachers, Communities, Family members, Feminism, Film, FtMs, Gay culture, Gay pride, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Masculinity, Middle class, Misogyny, Punk, Relationships (LGBTQ), Self-repression, Sexism, Skinheads, Social classes, Stigmatisation, Substance abuse, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Harvey Milk
    Description: Raymond Rea was born in the 1960s. He identifies as a queer trans male and was assigned female at birth. He was born in upstate New York and then moved to Concord, Massachusetts, a small middle-to-...
  68. Interview with Rebecca Kling

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Kling, Rebecca
    Date: Jan. 25, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Bullying, Coming out, Dating, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Hormones, Mental health, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Schools, Self-acceptance, Sexual orientation, Surgery, Theatre, Therapies, Transgender identity
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Creating Change, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
    Description: Rebecca Kling identifies as a white woman and sometimes as a trans woman. She was assigned male at birth. She grew up on the north side of Chicago, Illinois in the 1990s and has an older brother. S...
  69. Interview with Renae Pagel

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pagel, Renae
    Date: Aug. 23, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Anxiety, Augmentation mammaplasty, Change of name, Coming out, Crossdressing, Depression, Electrolysis, Estrogen, Friendships, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Medication, Progesterone, Relationships (LGBTQ), Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Renae Pagel identifies as female and was assigned male at birth. She grew up in Cannon Falls, Minnesota on a hobby farm on 25 acres with horses, chickens, ducks, a goat, and a few pigs. She has fiv...
  70. Interview with Renan (Ashley) Sapalaran

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sapalaran, Renan
    Date: May 16, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Anti-transgender violence, Appearance, Bathrooms, Catholic schools, Celebrities, Christianity, Church--Unity, Colorism, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Families, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Identity, Immigration, Katoeys, Linguistics, Occupations, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Politicians, Privilege (Social psychology), Pronoun, Psychiatrists, Relationships (LGBTQ), Same-sex marriage, Self-acceptance, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Skin--Bleaching, Social advocacy, Spirituality, Surgery, Transgender people, Translations, Visas
    Subject: Barack Obama, Laverne Cox
    Description: Renan (Ashlee) Sapalaran identifies as female and was assigned male at birth. She is from the Philippines. Her father is a policeman and has always been supportive of her transition. She struggled ...
  71. Interview with Ryan Li Dahlstrom

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Dahlstrom, Ryan Li, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Mar. 28, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Communities, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, LGBTI community, Liberation movements, Race relations, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Board, Gender Blur, Ryan Li Dahlstrom, Transgender Youth Support Network
    Description: Originally from Minnesota, Ryan Li Dahlstrom is a community builder and leader, who has helped found, build, and be a part of organizations such as Gender Blur, Trans Youth Support Network, Astraea...
  72. Interview with Sayuri Hernandez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hernandez, Sayuri, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Sep. 12, 2016
    Topics: Addictions, Child abuse, Dating, Exercise, Feminism, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Racially mixed people, Spirituality, Stores, Retail, Substance abuse, White people, Women
    Subject: Loyola University, Sayuri Hernandez
    Description: Sayuri Hernandez describes herself as a Puerto Rican, German and Irish heterosexual female. In this oral history, Hernandez reflects upon her early experiments in “drag,” childhood abuse, addiction...
  73. Interview with T. Aaron Hans

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hans, T. Aaron
    Date: Feb. 25, 2017
    Topics: Activists, AIDS activists, Bullying, Coming out, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Family members, Femininity, FtMs, Gay identity, Gay pride, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Identity, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Medication, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Social norms, Sports, Transgender community, Transgender people, Voice therapy (Transgender)
    Subject: Creating Change, Gay and Lesbian Antiviolence Program, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Minnie Bruce Pratt, National Youth Advocacy Coalition, Shadow Morton, Title IX, Trans Youth Support Network, Trump Administration
    Description: T. Aaron Hans describes themselves as a butch transmasculine person. Ze has worked for 20 year as a national organizer for LGBTQIA justice and has worked with and been party of organizations such a...
  74. Interview with Tamara Urban

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Urban, Tamara
    Date: Jan. 22, 2017
    Topics: Child sexual abuse, Dating, Electrolysis, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Hypospadias, Intersex, Murder, Suicide, Transgender people
    Subject: Board of Directors of Equality South Dakota, Trans Action South Dakota, Trans Justice Funding Project
    Description: Tamara Urban identifies as a transsexual female and was assigned male with an intersex condition when she was born in 1953. She was 63 at the time of the interview. She grew up in Sioux Falls and F...
  75. Interview with Tamlyn Murray

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Murray, Tamlyn
    Date: Dec. 27, 2016
    Topics: Asexuality, Bisexuality, Bullying, Change of name, Coming out, Electrolysis, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Hair--Removal, Harassment, Health care, Intersex, Mental illness, Misogyny, Psychic trauma, Sexuality, Surgery, Plastic, Transphobia
    Subject: Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
    Description: Tamlyn Murray grew up in Centerville, Minnesota, a country town with farms that Murray describes as having zero resources for trans people. She has two younger sisters and two younger brothers. Gro...
  76. Interview with Terry Dickelman

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Dickelman, Terry, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: May 27, 2016
    Topics: Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Language, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Politics, Pronoun, Transgender youth, Visibility
    Subject: Janus Society, Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, RECLAIM!, Terry Dickelman, Transforming Families
    Description: Originally from Des Moines, IA, Terry Dickelman is an activist working in the field of mental health, who now calls Minnesota home. In this oral history, he recounts early childhood experiences of ...
  77. 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, Partners (LGBTQ), 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...
  78. Interview with Toni Pajak

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pajak, Toni
    Date: Nov. 23, 2015
    Topics: Acceptance, Assigned gender, Body image, Christianity, Classism, Coming out, Crossdressers, Dating, Depression, Diabetes, Discrimination, Divorce, Employment discrimination, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Health insurance, Heterosexual women, Hormones, Information technology, Marriage, Military, MtFs, Politics, Pregnancy, Public safety, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Sexual orientation, Sexual practices, Social media, Sports, Therapies, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people
    Description: Toni Pajak identifies as a transsexual woman assigned male at birth. She was born in 1968. She grew up in North Minneapolis, Minnesota and went to grade school in the early 1970s. Her parents divor...
  79. 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, Femininity, 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...
  80. Interview With Tracie Jada O'Brien

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: O'Brien, Tracie Jada
    Date: Jan. 13, 2017
    Topics: Adult child abuse victims--Mental health, African American transgender people, African Americans--Legal status, laws, etc, Assigned gender, Blacks--Segregation, Bullying, Christianity, Cosmetics, Counselors, Depression, Mental, Drag queens, Families, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormone therapy, Imprisonment, MtFs, Police raids, Religions, Sexual abuse, Sexual assault, Sexual practices, Transgender prostitution
    Subject: Affordable Care Act, Christine Jorgensen, Miss Fannie's Ball, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), Tenderloin, The Center for Special Problems
    Description: Tracie Jada O’Brien identifies as an African American female and was assigned male at birth. She was 65 at the time of the interview. She grew up in St. Louis, Missouri in the 1950s and 1960s in an...
  81. Interview with Venus DeMars part 2

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: DeMars, Venus
    Date: Sep. 12, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Film industry, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Marriage, Masculinity, Mental health, MtFs, Music groups, Outing, Pronoun, Rock music, Sexuality, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Human Rights Act
    Description: Venus de Mars identifies as a male to female trans female and assigned male at birth. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1960 and had surgery as a baby to appear more male. She came out as trans ...
  82. Interview with Zeam Porter

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Porter, Zeam
    Date: Dec. 29, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Age, Bathrooms, Bullying, Coming out, Depression, Discrimination, Family members, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Masculinity, Medical interventions, Mental disorders, Poetry, Privilege (Social psychology), Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Sexual orientation, Sports
    Subject: Gender Revolution 8, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, OutFront Minnesota
    Description: Zeam Porter identifies as a black polyamorous transmasculine genderqueer demiboy and was assigned female at birth. His gender is very fluid but also grounded in being trans masculine. They prefer h...
  83. 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, Femininity, Gay identity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, Masculinity, 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...