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  1. Miss Major Griffin-Gracy Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Griffin-Gracy, Major, Lewis, AJ
    Date: Dec. 16, 2017
    Topics: Care, Clothing, Crossdressing, Drag queens, Ethnic groups, Families, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Law, Legal aid, Organisations, Police, Prisons, Sex workers, Stigmatisation, Transgender people, Transgender prostitution, Transitioning
    Subject: Angels for Care, Christine Jorgensen, Griffin Gracy Historical Retreat and Resource Center, Harry Benjamin, Major Griffin-Gracy, Marsha P. Johnson, Miss Major, Sylvia Rivera, Tenderloin AIDs Resource Project, Trans Gender, Gender Variant and Intersex Justice Project
    Description: In this interview, Miss Major talks about the culture of transwomen sex workers in New York City and Chicago during the 1960's through 1980's as well as her care-work and advocacy during the rise o...
  2. Ei Meeker Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Meeker, Ei
    Date: Oct. 9, 2017
    Topics: Activists, AIDS organisations, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Community centres, Direct action, Educators, Families, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender role, Harassment, Health care, Help lines, HIV/AIDS, Housing, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Politics, Roman catholicism, Schools, Sex education, Sexuality, Tolerance, Transgender children, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Subject: ACT-UP, Bailey House, Ei Meeker, Terry McGovern
  3. Julian Talamantez Brolaski Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lewis, AJ, Talamantez Brolaski, Julian
    Date: Mar. 24, 2017
    Topics: Androgyny, Discrimination, Gender diversity, Labour, Literature, Music, Native american cultures, Poetry, Transgender people, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Julian Talamantez Brolaski
    Description: Julian Talamantez Brolaski uses language and xirs' own pronoun paradigm to come closer to words that best express xir identity; at one time utilizing "it" as xir pronoun and appreciating the leveli...
  4. Eli Oberman Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Oberman, Eli, Milks, M. Henry
    Date: Feb. 20, 2017
    Topics: Breast cancer, Bullying, Coming out, Depression, Families, Femininity, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, Homophobia, Hormones, Loneliness, Misogyny, Musicians, Passing, Patriarchy, Therapies, Transphobia
    Subject: Eli Oberman, The New School
    Description: Eli Oberman—one of, if not the first, trans-identified students at Eugene Lang— talks about coming out as one of two very different trans children to a family of feminists, misogyny in transmasculi...
  5. 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, Photographic models, Poverty, Racism, Roman catholicism, Self-acceptance, Sexual harassment, Stealth, Transgender people, Transitioning, 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...
  6. Collection on Sylvester

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Androgyny, Discos, Photographs, Press, Singers
    Subject: Sylvester James, Jr.
    Description: Sylvester James, Jr. (September 6, 1947-December 16, 1988), better known as Sylvester, was an American disco and soul singersongwriter. He was known for his flamboyant and androgynous appearance. T...
  7. Joey Brooks Oral History Transcript

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Brooks, Joey, Wyker, Cyrana
    Date: Apr. 23, 2015
    Topics: Bars, Drag, Drag queens, Families, Gay community, Night life, Oral history, Performance, Police, Police raids, Transsexual people
    Subject: El Goya, Joey Brooks
  8. Finding Aid to the Gangway Suzie Collection, 1976-1982

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: ONE Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Date: 2014
    Topics: Drag, Drag queens, Drag shows, Gay bars, Gay community
    Subject: Alfred Slezewski, Gangway Suzie, Imperial Court, The Gangway Bar
    Description: This collection comprises correspondence, award certificates, flyers, clippings, publicity photographs, drawings, and other material, 1976-1982, from Gangway Suzie, a bartender and drag performer a...
  9. Guide to the Transgender Resources Collection, 2000-2014

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: California State University, Northridge
    Creator: Special Collections & Archives, Oviatt Library, California State University, Northridge
    Date: 2014
    Topics: Transgender people
    Description: The Transgender Resources Collection consists of materials related to the transgender experience in the United States, particularly California. Items in the collection include fliers and brochures ...
  10. Kreemah Ritz Papers

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 2014
    Topics: Letters, Photographs, Press, Singers, Theatre, Theatre groups
    Subject: Daryl Simmonds, Harvey Milk, Kreemah Ritz, Sylvester James, Jr., The Cockettes
    Description: The collection contains flyers, posters, scripts, photographs, newspaper clippings, and audio-visual materials that document the performances of The Cockettes, a San Francisco-based theatrical trou...
  11. Vicki Marlane Photographs and Artifacts

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: GLBT Historical Society
    Date: Jan. 2014
    Topics: Transgender people
    Subject: Vicki Marlane
    Description: Vicki Marlane (1934-2011) was a critically acclaimed drag performer and transgender woman who worked in San Francisco. Marlane’s numerous awards and the efforts of various LGBT organizations to ren...
  12. Oral History with Jonah Mossberg

    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Country Queers
    Creator: Mossberg, Jonah, Garringer, Rachel
    Date: Sep. 17, 2013
    Topics: Agricultural occupations, Film, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Parents of transgender people, Rural areas, Transitioning, Transphobia
    Description: Jonah is a 28 year old queer/genderqueer/trans farmer living in Windham, Connecticut close to where he was raised. He is the founder of the Queer Farmer Film Project and the director of "Out Here:...
  13. Finding aid to the David Greene Photographs and Papers, 1974-1983

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: ONE Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Date: 2013
    Topics: Drag, Gender fluid, Photographers
    Subject: David Greene, Gay Sunshine Press, Shameless
    Description: David Greene attended the University of Michigan, where he wrote and directed a feature length film, Pamela and Ian (1971), concerning a bisexual love triangle. After graduating, he relocated to Sa...
  14. Verasphere Archive, 1995-2009

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator: James C. Hormel Gay & Lesbian Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Date: 2013
    Topics: Drag, HIV/AIDS
    Description: The archive contains newspaper clippings, oral histories, videorecordings, and photographs that document the costumes, appearances, and photographs of Mrs. Vera, a drag persona, and her circle of f...
  15. Imperial Courts Collection, 1973-1994

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: ONE Archives at the USC Libraries
    Creator: ONE Archives, USC Libraries, University of Southern California
    Date: 2012
    Topics: Drag balls, Drag shows, Gay clubs, Gay men
    Subject: Imperial Court
    Description: Photographs and negatives, flyers, organizational correspondence, court lists, polling sheets, clippings, notes, manuscripts, annual reports, ephemera, and other material documenting activities of ...