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  1. Interview with Andrea Jenkins

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Jul. 25, 2017
    Topics: African American transgender people, Assigned gender, Depression, Divorce, Ethnicity, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Historians, Hormones, Labour, MtFs, Parents of transgender people, People with disabilities, Politics, Pronoun, Prostitution, Religions, Sexism, Sexual assault, Social advocacy, Social media, Therapies, Transgender people, Two-spirit people, Women, Black
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Lisa Vecoli, Program in Human Sexuality, Trans Equity Summit, Transgender Oral History Project
    Description: Andrea Jenkins identifies as a transgender woman and was assigned male at birth. She was an employee at the city of Minneapolis and was involved in a project called the Trans Equity Summit which is...
  2. 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, Femininity, 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...
  3. Interview with Barbara Satin

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Satin, Barbara
    Date: Oct. 13, 2015
    Topics: African Americans, Age, Air force, Assigned gender, Bisexuals, Business people, Coming out, Discrimination, Femininity, HIV/AIDS, Homeless people, Housing for older people, Jet planes--Piloting, Latin Americans--United States, Marriage, MtFs, Public relations, Religions, Roman catholicism, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies
    Subject: 1993 Human Rights Protection for GLBT, Caitlyn Jenner, City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Clare Housing, Deputy Faith Work Director, GLBT Generations, National LGBTQ Task Force, Out Front, P Fund, Patricia Wynn, Powderhorn Residence Group, Spirit of the Lakes Church, St. Thomas College, Training to Serve, United Church of Christ (UCC)
    Description: Barbara Satin is a bisexual trans woman assigned male at birth. She was born in 1934 as the youngest of four kids and raised Catholic in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since her father died when she was a ba...
  4. Interview with Daye Pope

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pope, Daye
    Date: May 20, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Bullying, Change of name, Clothing, Family members, Femininity, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Hair, Health, Health care, Homelessness, Hormones, Labour, Politics, Poverty, Pronoun, Relationships, Schools, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Environnmental Justice Community, Trans Union, Victory Fund
    Description: Daye Pope identifies as a woman and was assigned male at birth. She was born in Centerville, Iowa and spent part of her childhood on a farm outside Nashua, Iowa. She spent the bulk of her school ye...
  5. 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, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning
    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 ...
  6. Interview with Emani Love

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Love, Emani
    Date: Feb. 9, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, African American transgender people, Anti-transgender violence, Appearance, Bullying, Clothing, Community college students, Families, Femininity, Gender diversity, Masculinity, Medical interventions, Passing, Relationships, School dropouts, Schools, Self-acceptance, Social advocacy, Transgender community, Transgender people, Visibility
    Subject: FIERCE, Girl Talk, Ruth Ellis Center, Shelley Hilliard, Trans Just Us, Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story, Young Women's Empowerment Project (YWEP)
    Description: Emani Love is a nonbinary-identified individual from Highland Park, MI. Love discusses their involvement with the film Treasure: From Tragedy to Trans Justice, Mapping a Detroit Story which focuses...
  7. Interview with Micky Bradford

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Bradford, Micky
    Date: Oct. 4, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, African American transgender people, Androgyny (Psychology), Assigned gender, Coming out, Dating, Drag, Families, Femininity, Feminism, Gender diversity, Health facilities, Hormone therapy, Isolation, Lesbian community, Medical interventions, Migration, Military, Passing, Prisons and race relations, Racism, Self-care, Health, Social advocacy, Support groups, Transgender people
    Subject: Southerners on New Ground (SONG), Trans Women of Color Collective (TWOC), Transgender Law Center
    Description: Micky Bradford identifies as a black non-binary trans feminine person and was assigned male at birth. They use she/her and they/them pronouns and were 26 at the time of the interview. Both of her p...
  8. Interview with Nichole Moravec

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Moravec, Nichole
    Date: Mar. 30, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Bathrooms, Binders (Materials), Bullying, Colleges, Coming out, Divorce, Family members, Gender diversity, Internet, Intersectionality (Sociology), Lesbian identity, Masculinity, Pronoun, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Mumbletech
    Description: Nichole Moravec is 23 and grew up in Faribault, Minnesota. Their parents divorced when they were fifteen. They were assigned female at birth and identify as non-binary and genderqueer. To them bein...
  9. Interview With Paulina Angel

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Angel, Paulina
    Date: Dec. 8, 2016
    Topics: Abuse, Assigned gender, Bullying, Coming out, Crossdressing, Families, Femininity, Gender identity, Hispanic Americans, Hormone therapy, Linguistics, Murders, Music, Online social networks, Passing, Politics, Pronoun, Role behaviour, Self medication, Self-acceptance, Social advocacy, Social movements, Transgender community, Transgender identity, Transgender people
    Subject: Fair Education Act, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), The Student Senate for California Community Colleges, Transgender Educational Resources
    Description: Paulina Angel is a Hispanic trans woman and musician originally from Indio, CA. Angel is an activist and organizer who has done work for multiple organizations including the Student Senate for Cali...
  10. 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, Politicians, Privilege (Social psychology), Pronoun, Psychiatrists, Relationships, Same-sex marriage, Self-acceptance, Sex workers, 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 ...
  11. Interview with Sandy James

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: James, Sandy
    Date: Sep. 29, 2017
    Topics: African American transgender people, Census, Colonization, Discrimination, FtMs, Gender diversity, Immigrants, Linguistics, Police, Poor, Private schools, Privilege (Social psychology), Racism, Role behaviour, Social advocacy, Sports, Statistics, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Forth Annual Trans Equity Summit, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
    Description: Sandy James identifies as a black trans man only in circles of people who understand and was assigned female at birth. He describes his experiences being a black female where typically he fared bet...
  12. Interview with Valerie Spencer

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Spencer, Valerie
    Date: Oct. 5, 2017
    Topics: African American transgender people, Assigned gender, Bullying, Butches, Christianity, Clothing, Depression, Drag queens, Employment discrimination, Exorcism, Families, Families, Black, Femininity, Heteronormativity, HIV/AIDS, Identity politics, Intersectionality (Sociology), Labeling, Language, Marriage, Medical interventions, Medicalisation, Privilege (Social psychology), Psychic trauma, Racism, Role behaviour, Role models, Schools, Self-care, Health, Social advocacy, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center of Color
    Description: Valerie Spencer identifies as a black trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California in the suburbs. She had an older brother who was murdered when s...