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Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Wilenchek, Stef Date: Sep. 11, 2015 Topics: Higher education, Middle class, Parents, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Transphobia, Violence Description: Stef Wilenchek shares their experiences growing up middle class in the South, coming out as gay in college and discovering their genderqueer identity through their work in LGBTQ college student ser...
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, MtFs, Night life, Organisations, Politics, Poverty, Racism, Sex workers, Transgender community, Transgender rights, Transitioning, 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...
Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Milane, Paris Date: Jun. 22, 2017 Topics: Activists, Change of name, Childhood, Clothing, Colleges, Crimes, Ethnic groups, Families, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Hormones, Housing, MtFs, Organisations, Sex workers, Stealth, Substance abuse, Support groups, Transgender community, Unemployment, Violence Subject: Housing Works, Paris Milane Description: Paris shares her experience of growing up in Atlanta and starting to “live her truth” at a young age. She recalls finding reassurance in a community of other Black trans women for the first time an...
Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network Creator: Swenson, Erin, Weekley, David Date: Nov. 2017 Topics: Activists, Clergy, MtFs, Presbyterianism, Religions, Transgender rights Description: Erin Swenson, a transgender woman, speaks of her experience of breaking ground for LGBTQ rights in the Presbyterian church.