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  1. GLBT Historical Society Dr. John P. De Cecco Archives and Special Collections Holdings Related to Transgender, Nonbinary, Intersex, and Two-Spirit People

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: GLBT Historical Society, Fellman, Isaac
    Date: Oct. 2019
    Topics:  
    Subject: Ari Kane, Ariadne Kane, Camille Moran, Christine Tayleur, Dodi Horvat, Ed Hansen, Edward Goehring, Fantasia Fair, Filipino Task Force on AIDS (FTFA), Francine Logandice, Franco/Ram Studios, FTM International, Ginny Knuth, I'm Something Else, Jeanette Minor, Jordy Jones, Lavender Scrolls Project, Louis G. Sullivan, Ms. Bob Davis, National Transgender Library & Archive (NTL&A), Old Lesbians Organizing for Change (OLOC), Outreach Institute of Gender Studies (OIGS), Screaming Queens, Tamara Ching, Texas Tomboy, Tranny Fest, TransGender San Francisco (TGSF), Transsexual News Telegraph, Vern Martelle, Veronica Friedman, Vicki Marlane, Victoria Schneider
    Description: This research guide is intended to help users locate holdings related to transgender, nonbinary, intersex, and Two-Spirit people at the GLBT Historical Society.
  2. Hazel Katz Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Katz, Hazel, Silverman, Aviva
    Date: Jan. 4, 2019
    Topics: Appearance, Artists, Atheism, Coming out, Educators, Imprisonment, Law, Religious society of friends, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: In this interview conducted by Aviva Silverman, Hazel Katz discusses her upbringing, including her religious differences from her parents, and her reluctance to come out because of the social diffi...
  3. Kewpie: Daughter of District Six

    Collection: Kewpie Photographs
    Institution: Gay & Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA)
    Creator: District Six Museum, GALA
    Date: 2019
    Topics: Beauty contests, Beauty shops, Drag, Drag balls, Exhibitions, Hairdressers, Museums, Performance, Photography, Segregation
    Subject: Billy Biggs, Brian Armino, District Six, District Six Homecoming Centre, Jenny Marsden, Kewpie, Mavis, Moffie, Salon Kewpie, Sister, Tina Smith, Ursula Hansby
    Description: This publication follows the exhibition, Kewpie: Daughter of District Six, curated by Jenny Marsden and Tina Smith, first held at the District Six Homecoming Centre, 21 September 2018–30 March 2019.
  4. Mountain Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Silverman, Aviva
    Date: Dec. 30, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Artists, Childhood, Christianity, Gender identity, Intersex, Surgery, Tattoos, Transgender identity
    Description: Mountain is interviewed by Aviva Silverman, and talks about their gender non-conforming identity. Mountain defines their gender as "gender agnostic". They talk about growing up in a Christian house...
  5. Carolyn Connolly Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Connolly, Carolyn, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Dec. 25, 2018
    Topics: Alcoholism, Coming out, Crossdressing, Drug abuse, Homophobia, Punk, Transgender people, Transsexualism
    Description: Carolyn Connolly begins with her difficult childhood in a blue-collar Irish-Italian family in Flatlands, Brooklyn, her entry into metal scenes of NYC, and her radicalization into the Love and Rage ...
  6. Jules Skloot Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Skloot, Jules, Dicken, Matthew
    Date: Dec. 13, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Educators, Gender fluid, Passing, Transgender people
    Subject: Leslie Feinberg
    Description: Jules Skloot talks to Matthew Dicken about his childhood and development of his gender identity, particularly his experiences with crossdressing and passing as a male at an early age. Over time, Sk...
  7. Rose Wood Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Wood, Rose, Schoo, Deidre
    Date: Nov. 26, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Androgyny, Artists, Death and dying, Drag, Drugs, Gay pride, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Parents, Performing arts, Strippers, Transgender identity, Transitioning
    Description: Rose Wood talks to interviewer Deidre Schoo about her experience as a performance artist in New York City. She shares information about her childhood and her family, specifically her father, and wh...
  8. Andrea Long Chu Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Chu, Andrea Long
    Date: Nov. 2, 2018
    Topics: Feminist theory, Literature, Religions, Transgender people, Transgender studies, Writers
    Description: Andrea Long Chu is an emerging trans intellectual, writing on the politics of gender and desire. In this interview she recounts her growing up to a devoted Christian family in North Carolina, atten...
  9. Kamryn Wolf Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Wolf, Kamryn, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Oct. 29, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Art history, Bullying, Christianity, Coming out, Education, Gender identity, Health care, LGBTI community, Upbringing
    Description: Kamryn Wolf was one of the union members and supporters who helped win a union contract at Babeland, a NYC sex toy store. In this interview, Kamryn discusses their suburban growing up and alienatio...
  10. Lorenzo Van Ness Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Acquaye-Reynolds, Cleopatra
    Date: Oct. 29, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Families, Gender identity, Human rights, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Social classes, Transgender people, Travel
    Description: Lorenzo Van Ness, a trans identifying individual, defines their gender as "super cute". They talk about their upbringing in a Dominican-American family, and their struggle with finding acceptance f...
  11. Chase Strangio Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Strangio, Chase, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Oct. 12, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Gender identity, Imprisonment, Judaism, Law, Lawyers, Legal process, LGBTI movement, Transgender people
    Subject: Chelsea Manning
    Description: Chase Strangio discusses their work as a leading LGBTQ legal advocate with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), including their representation of and connection to well-known former political...
  12. Margaret Berg Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Berg, Margaret, Anshel, Rafaela
    Date: Sep. 5, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Alcoholism, Androgyny, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Families, Friendships, Gay identity, Gender identity, Health care, Labelling, Medical interventions, MtFs, Passing, Religions, Schools, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Stealth, Suicidal behavior, Therapists, Transgender community, Transitioning, Transphobia, Transsexual people
    Subject: Christine Jorgensen, Gender Identity Project, Margaret Berg
  13. Ilan N. Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Maltsev, Tyler
    Date: Aug. 25, 2018
    Topics: Family members, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Hormones, Lawyers, Mental health, Phalloplasty, Transitioning
    Description: Ilan N., interviewed by Tyler Maltsev, spends this interview talking about his difficulties accessing gender realignment surgery, remarking that he has had to "jump through hoops" with physical and...
  14. Vivian Lopez Ponce Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Ponce, Vivian Lopez, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Aug. 21, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, AIDS activists, Discos, Family members, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality, MtFs, Sexology, Sexual relationships, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender people, Women
    Description: In an interview with Sebástian Castro Niculescu, activist Vivian Lopez Ponce details her struggles with her gender identity throughout her life, including a lack of familial acceptance and family d...
  15. Juliana Moraes Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Moraes, Juliana, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Aug. 18, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Dance, Discrimination, Education, Femininity, Hormones, Immigrants, Latinos, Machismo, Mental health, MtFs, Sex workers, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Description: Juliana Moraes tells interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu about her family immigrating to New Jersey from Brazil, and how growing up as a dark-skinned gender non-confirming child has had lasting ...
  16. Aelita Parizek Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Parizek, Aelita, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Aug. 10, 2018
    Topics: Arts, Arts and entertainment occupations, Body image, Gender identity, Hormones, Sex workers, Students, Testosterone, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Description: In this interview with Sebastián Casto Niculescu, Aelita Parizek discusses their journey of discovery both with their transness and in the art world. Parizek explains how their experiences at Parso...
  17. Sophie Cadle Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Cadle, Sophie, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Aug. 6, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Family members, Friendships, Gender identity, Homelessness, Imprisonment, Mental health, Relationships, Substance abuse, Transgender people
    Description: Activist/consultant Sophie Cadle talks to Sebaástian Castro Niculescu about their struggles throughout their life with their family, relationships, homelessness, incarceration, and substance abuse....
  18. Chanel Lopez Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lopez, Chanel, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 31, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Adolescence, Appearance, Change of name, Christianity, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag balls, Drag community, Drugs, Families, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Isolation, Mental health, Role models, Schools, Self-acceptance, Transgender community
    Subject: Anti Violence Project, Bronx Community Pride Center, Crash Club
    Description: Transgender communities liaison Chanel Lopez details her experience as a Latinx trans woman in both New York and the Dominican Republic. Lopez opens up to interviewer Sebastian Castro Niculescu abo...
  19. Jarrett Key Oral History

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

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, Sindell
    Date: Jul. 24, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Choir boys, Divorce, Gender dysphoria, Hormone therapy, Masturbation, MtFs, Musicians, Passing, Pornography, Sex workers, Transgender people, Transitioning, Travel
    Description: Sebastián Castro Niculescu interviews Sindell, an entertainer who sings, dances, and performs. She talks about being married to a man whose family did not know she was trans, as well as her dreams ...
  21. Son Kit Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Kit, Son, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 23, 2018
    Topics: Academics, Anime, Artists, Asian cultures, Colleges, Friendships, Gender identity, Korean American families, Transgender people, Zines
    Description: In an interview with Sebástian Casto Niculescu, artist/curator Son Kit explains their complex childhood, in which the pressures of their Korean family and their confusion with their queer identity ...
  22. Quito Ziegler Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, Ziegler, Quito
    Date: Jul. 18, 2018
    Topics: Artists, Childhood, Education, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Judaism, LGBTI community, NGOs, Photography, Socialism
    Description: Quito Ziegler tells interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu about their childhood growing up in a Jewish and socialist environment. Their journey to find their gender identity and a queer community ...
  23. Akasha Barker Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Barker, Akasha, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 12, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Androgyny, Arrests, Arts and entertainment occupations, Beauty schools, Body image, Change of name, Drugs, Education, Family members, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Isolation, LGBTI community, Mental health, Music, NGOs, Police brutality, Sexually abused children, Support groups, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: In this conversation with interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu, entertainer Akasha Barker (she/her/hers & they/them/theirs) discusses her journey with her gender identity during the HIV/AIDS epid...
  24. Dezi Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Dezi, Towne, Tyler
    Date: Jul. 11, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Coming out, Drugs, Families, Femininity, Friendships, Gender fluid, Gender identity, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Music, Relationships, Sexually abused children
    Subject: Burner Community, Burning Man
    Description: Dezi speaks to interviewer Tyler Towne about their childhood in suburban California, growing up with two brothers. They discuss forming a supportive community of queer people in their life and the ...
  25. Of Souls & Roles, Of Sex & Gender : A Treasury of Transsexual, Transgenderist & Transvestic Verse from 1967 to 1991

    Collection: Rare Books
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Raj, Rupert
    Date: Jul. 2018
    Topics: Crossdressers, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transsexualism
    Subject: Kim Elizabeth Stuart, Rupert Raj, Trish Salah
    Description: "This treasury of transsexual, transgenderist and transvestic verse is a compilation of close to 400 poems and short prose penned by some 169 people from Canada, the United States, the United Kingd...
  26. Eli Bodian Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Bodian, Eli, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jun. 29, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Employment discrimination, Families, Friendships, Gender identity, Jews, Language, Siblings, Transgender families, Transgender people, Unemployment, Youth organisations
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner
    Description: Eli Bodian shares information about their upbringing with Sebastián Castro Niculescu in this interview, specifically what it was like being trans and having a sibling who is also trans. Bodian talk...
  27. Francois Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Francois, Kümm, Paige
    Date: Jun. 28, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Body image, Colleges, Coming out, Employment discrimination, Friendships, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Racism
    Description: Paige Kümm interviews Francois, a gender fluid Haitian person who was born and raised in New York City, and still resides there. They talk about the gentrification of Francois's neighborhood and ho...
  28. Dan Rosensweet Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, Rosensweet, Dan
    Date: Jun. 27, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Body image, Coming out, Crossdressing, Eating disorders, Families, Friendships, Gender identity, Homophobia, Hormones, Quality of life, Schools, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender community
    Description: Interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu speaks to Dan Rosensweet about growing up in Brooklyn as an only child, coming out to family members as trans, and how in retrospect they can pinpoint moments...
  29. Torrey Peters Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Peters, Torrey, Lewis, AJ
    Date: Jun. 26, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Crossdressers, Dating, Femmes, Gender dysphoria, MtFs, Sexual relationships, Sexuality, Shame, Subcultures, Support groups, Transgender people, Writers
    Description: In an interview with AJ Lewis, Torrey Peters discusses her experience with coming into her gender identity, describing her sexuality and her feelings of shame and isolation that have come with it. ...
  30. Sebastián Castro Niculescu Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, O'Brien, Michelle
    Date: Jun. 7, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Colleges, Cosmetics, Drag, Femininity, Gender identity, Online dating, Sexual assault, Sexuality, Transgender people
    Description: Sebastián discusses growing up between Long Island and Queens. She recounts stories of sneaking into the NYC drag club scene through the early 2010s, bridging her love of extreme drag into critical...
  31. Nogga Schwartz Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Adorian, Kristen, Schwartz, Nogga
    Date: May 26, 2018
    Topics: Atheism, Coming out, FtMs, Gender diversity, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Immigrants, Internalised homophobia, Internet forums, Judaism, Language, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Online dating, Patriarchy, Social media, Transgender people
    Subject: Planet Out, Topher Gross
    Description: Kirsten Adorian interviews Nogga Schwartz, an Israeli immigrant who came out as trans as a teenager. He talks about lack of parental acceptance as an adolescent and the importance of the trans comm...
  32. Morgan Gus Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gus, Morgan, Honkasalo, Julian
    Date: May 20, 2018
    Topics: Communities, FtMs, Gentrification, Hormones, Lesbians, Music, Music groups, Plastic surgery, Roman catholicism, Self-acceptance, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Description: Morgan Gus, interviewed by Julian Honkasalo, talks about growing up in a community neighborhood of New York City where their mother was supportive of gender expression. Gus remarks about the changi...
  33. Saja Liese Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Towne, Tyler, Liese, Saja
    Date: May 17, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Childhood, Divorce, Employment policies, Friendships, Gender identity, Partners of transgender people, Relationships, Transgender people
    Description: Sake Liese tells interviewer Tyler Towne about her relationship with another transgender person and how they have supported one another through their journeys. She also talks about her identity as ...
  34. Julian Honkasalo

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Honkasalo, Julian, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: May 16, 2018
    Topics: Academics, Adolescence, Bullying, Families, Friendships, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Masculinity, Music, Research, Sociology
    Description: Julian Honkasalo is a Finnish scholar of trans history who became interested in the NYC Trans Oral history project as part of his studies. Honkasalo tells interviewer Michelle Esther O'Brien how hi...
  35. Carla Roldos Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Roldos, Carla, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Apr. 18, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Death and dying, Drag balls, Employment discrimination, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, LGBTI community, Mental health, MtFs, Nursing, Passing, Politics, Public safety, Role models, Support groups, Transgender people
    Subject: Gay mother
    Description: In an interview with Anna Keyes, trans woman Carla Roldos talks about her experiences transitioning and becoming a member of the trans community in New York City. Roldos specifically discusses the ...
  36. Moira Airington and Nicole White Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Towne, Tyler, Airington, Moira, White, Nicole
    Date: Apr. 15, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Ambulance drivers, Childhood, Colleges, Coming out, Discrimination, Educators, Families, Gender identity, Marriage, Parents of transgender people, Partners, Passing, Relationships, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Subject: Moira Airington, Nicole White
  37. Sonia Martinez Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Martinez, Sonia, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Apr. 11, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Breasts, Crossdressers, Drag, Drag queens, Family members, Femininity, Hormones, LGBTI community, MtFs, Night life, Prisons, Relationships, Transgender people
    Subject: Stonewall
    Description: Anna Keyes interviews Sonia Martinez, who opens up about her growth into her female identity throughout her adolescence and beyond. Martinez found a community of LGBTQIA+ individuals as a youth, wh...
  38. Brenda Holder Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Holder, Brenda, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Apr. 4, 2018
    Topics: Drag balls, Drag community, Drag queens, Homelessness, Intolerance, Latinos, LGBTI community, Military, Role models, Transsexual people
    Subject: Dorian Corey, Paris Dupree, Pepper Labeija
    Description: Army veteran and drag queen Brenda Holder discusses finding community in the drag world through her journey as a Hispanic trans woman. Holder tells interviewer Anna Keyes of her relationships with ...
  39. Robin Scott Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Scott, Robin, Towne, Tyler
    Date: Mar. 28, 2018
    Topics: Artists, Childhood, Coming out, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Mental health, Relationships, Representation, Sexual orientation, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning, Weddings
    Subject: Robin Scott
  40. Cerah Rowley Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Rowley, Cerah, Towne, Tyler
    Date: Mar. 23, 2018
    Topics: Addictions, Appearance, Childhood, Families, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Homophobia, Musicians, Religions, Sexuality, Transgenderism
  41. Josephine Perez Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Keyes, Anna, Perez, Josephine
    Date: Mar. 23, 2018
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Childhood, Coming out, Drag, Employment discrimination, Ethnic groups, Families, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Housing, LGBTI community, MtFs, Organisations, Police, Rape, Sexual assault, Sexual orientation, Street violence, Substance abuse, Transgender community, Transgender prostitutes, Transgender youth, Transitioning, Transphobia
    Subject: Audre Lorde Project
  42. Image Object Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Object, Image, Dicken, Matthew
    Date: Mar. 19, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Arts and entertainment occupations, Gender identity, Night life, Sexuality
    Description: In this interview conducted by Matthew Dicken, Image Object (this individual does not have pronouns per the individual's own request) discusses childhood and development, exploring gender identity,...
  43. Zephyr D Merkur Herrera Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Merkur Herrera, Zephyr D
    Date: Mar. 17, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Eating disorders, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Language, LGBTI community, Musicians, Schools, Sports, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transgenderism
    Description: Barista and peer advocate Zephyr D Merkur Herrera details their experiences in the trans community throughout their active adolescence and beyond. In this interview with Lorenzo Van Ness, Herrera e...
  44. Amanda Hurtado Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Hurtado, Amanda, Oloya-Santiago, Tamara
    Date: Mar. 15, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Allies, Cultures, Families, Gender identity, Immigrants, Language, MtFs, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Make the Road
    Description: Amanda Hurtado speaks with Tamara Oyola Santiago about her life in Ecuador and the change she experienced upon coming to the United States. In this intimate conversation, Amanda shares her history,...
  45. Finding Aid to the Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien Personal Collection

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Sexual Minorities Archives
    Creator: Power, Ben
    Date: Mar. 12, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Anti-transgender violence, Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.), Demonstrations, Gay pride parades, Intimate partner violence, MtFs, Pageants, Printed ephemera, Transgender people
    Subject: Christa Leigh Steele-Knudslien, Miss Trans America Pageant, Miss Trans New England Pageant, Miss Trans Northampton Pageant, New England Transgender Pride March
  46. Grace Detrevarah Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Detrevarah, Grace, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Feb. 21, 2018
    Topics: Dancers, Drag queens, Families, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Immigrants, LGBTI community, Religions, Sex workers, Social integration, Transgender people, Writers
    Subject: Candy Labeija, LaRoque Bey
    Description: Grace Detrevarah, a self-proclaimed "spiritual black trans woman" talks to Anna Keyes about her supportive parents and rebellious adolescence, and growing up in an environment far removed from a tr...
  47. Simone Kolysh Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Kolysh, Simone
    Date: Feb. 14, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Bisexuality, Brothers, Bullying, Childhood, Families, Motherhood, Sexual assault, Travel
    Description: Simone Kolysh describes their non-binary gender identity, growing up in a Russian immigrant family, becoming a parent, and their academic work on trans studies.
  48. Nico Fuentes Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Fuentes, Nico, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Feb. 11, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Colleges, Depression, Direct action, Families, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Isolation, Labour, Lesbians, Politics, Racism, Sex shops, Trade unions, Transgender people
    Subject: Nico Fuentes
    Description: Nico Fuentes is a member leader in a current unionization campaign at the Pleasure Chest, a sex toy shop. Beginning with an account of growing up in a Mexican family in West Texas and Oklahoma, she...
  49. They Told Me to Call the Lesbians

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Skeivt arkiv
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 6, 2018
    Topics: Gender identity, Politics, Transgender people
    Description: Stein Wolff Frydenlund has been a trans activist for many years, and speaks about his role as both a mother and a grandfather.
  50. Tyler Ingolia Collection of Popstitutes Videotapes, 1988-1997

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Ingolia, Tyler
    Date: Jan. 18, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Drag, Events, Music groups, Night life, Punk, Singers, Transgender community, Videocassettes, Videos
    Subject: Alvin Orloff, Bambi Lake, Bradley Kellogg, Danielle Willis, Del Rubio Triplets, Drew Daniel, Fudgie Frottage, Jack Curtis Dubowsky, Jennifer Blowdryer, Jerome Caja, Justin Bond, Klubstitute, Lady Steve, Lavender Tortoise, Michael Collins, Popstitutes, Trannyshack, Tyler Ingolia, Veronica Klaus
    Description: Original videocassette recordings of performances by the Popstitutes. Performers who appear in the videos include Michael Collins, Brad Kellogg, Alvin Orloff; cabaret performer, writer, and trans...
  51. Alyssa Pariah Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Pariah, Alyssa
    Date: Jan. 16, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Appearance, Arrests, Bathrooms, Bullying, Capitalism, Child abuse, Childhood, Clothing, Communities, Detention, Direct action, Discrimination, Ethnic groups, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Occupy movement--New York (State)--New York, Police, Relationships, Schools, Sex workers, Sexuality, Social movements, Socialism, Transgender youth, Transitioning
    Subject: Alyssa Pariah, Black Lives Matter
    Description: Alyssa Pariah recounts her difficult childhood in New Jersey, her involvement in trans women of color and sex worker communities in New York, and her radicalization as a revolutionary socialist. Sh...
  52. Leandra Vicci Papers, 1974–2014

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies
    Date: 2018
    Topics: Coming out, Education, Higher, Transgender people
    Subject: Leandra Vicci, Lynn Conway, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
    Description: Collection includes three books, some publicity and personal information on Leandra Vicci, and scholarly articles. The books and articles pertain to transgender issues, including medical informatio...
  53. Donna M. Cartwright Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Cartwright, Donna M., O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Dec. 23, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Arrests, Beauty standards, Colleges, Coming out, Crossdressing, Dating, Drag queens, Ethnic relations, Events, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Labour movement, LGBTI movement, Marriage, Normalisation, Organisations, Secrecy, Sex workers, Sexuality, Social movements, Socialism, Stereotypes, Therapists, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transgender prostitutes, Transgender rights, Transgender youth, Transitioning
    Subject: Brandon Teena, Christine Jorgensen, Donna M. Cartwright, Gender Right Advocacy Association of New Jersey (GRAANJ), GenderPAC, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA), Pride at Work, Terence Stamp, The New York Times
    Description: Donna Cartwright discusses her long history in the labor movement, as a socialist militant, in leading roles in trans rights organizing and LGBTQ organizations. She recounts her 30 years spent as a...
  54. 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...
  55. Trans Talk November 2017: A Living Legend

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Clark, Joanna, Nowling, Una
    Date: Nov. 24, 2017
    Topics: Army, Courts, Interviews, Military, MtFs, Navy, Transgender people, Transphobia, Transsexual people
    Subject: American Educational Gender Information Service, Inc. (AEGIS), Joanna Clark
    Description: On this month’s Trans Talk Edition of the Tenth Voice we’re going to have a special interview with a woman who is part of living transgender history. You’ve heard all about the issue of transgender...
  56. Rye Young Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Young, Rye, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Nov. 2, 2017
    Topics: Childhood, Classism, Families, Feminism, FtMs, Fundraising, Labour, LGBTI movement, Organisations, Politics, Racism, Social movements
    Subject: Rye Young, Third Wave Fund
  57. Rev. Dr. Erin Swenson Oral History

    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.
  58. Transgender Usenet Research Guide

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Queer Digital History Project
    Creator: Dame-Griff, Avery
    Date: Nov. 2017
    Topics: Crossdressing, Electronic discussion groups, Email, Internet forums, Support groups, Transgender people
    Subject: Usenet
    Description: This guide is intended to help researchers unfamiliar with Usenet gain an introductory understanding of the platform and its history. Beyond the brief background, it also contains an abbreviated li...
  59. Jonathon Thunderwood Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Thunderwood, Jonathon, Moultrie, Monique
    Date: Oct. 31, 2017
    Topics: Activists, AIDS activists, Fathers, Theology, Transgender rights
    Description: Jonathon Thunderwood talks in this Oral History about his role as a theologian, scholar, and free thinker. He discusses his experiences as an African-American trans man, minister, and father.
  60. Louis "L.J." Mitchell Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Mitchell, Louis, Moultrie, Monique
    Date: Oct. 31, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Christianity, Clergy, Parenthood
    Description: Rev. Louis Mitchell talks about his roles as an elder, advocate, teacher, student, minister, parent and friend. He is an "intentional man" and advocates for people with various gender identities in...
  61. Topher Gross Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Gross, Topher
    Date: Oct. 15, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Childhood, Colleges, Entertainers, Families, Festivals, FtMs, Gender identity, Lesbian community, Lesbian separatism, LGBTI community, Night life, Radical feminism, Relationships, Schools, Social exclusion, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Subject: Topher Gross
  62. 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
  63. Ann Thompson Cook Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Weekley, David, Cook, Ann
    Date: Oct. 2017
    Topics: Activists, Allies, Christianity, Gay rights, LGBTI community, Sexual orientation, Writers
    Subject: And God Loves Each One
    Description: Ann Thompson Cook speaks in this Oral History about how she became involved in gay rights activism. Thompson discusses her allyship and work in the Christian church advocating for acceptance of dif...
  64. Wilma Weissman Photographs

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center
    Creator: The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Community Center
    Date: Sep. 27, 2017
    Topics: Drag queens
    Subject: Cherry Grove, Invasion of the Pines, Wil Weissman, Wilma Weissman
  65. Alejandra Rodriguez Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Rodriguez, Alejandra, Oloya-Santiago, Tamara
    Date: Aug. 21, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Families, Hormones, Immigrants, MtFs, Partners, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia
    Subject: Community Healthcare Network (CHN)
    Description: In this oral history, Alejandra Rodriguez speaks about immigrating from Mexico to the United States as a young adult to escape the intense discrimination they were suffering. Alejandra speaks about...
  66. Chichi Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Oloya-Santiago, Tamara, Chichi
    Date: Aug. 21, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Childhood, Education, Families, Immigrants, MtFs, Naturalisation, Self-acceptance, Sex workers, Siblings, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence, Waiters
    Description: This interview, conducted in Spanish, is conducted by Tamara Oloya-Santiago. Chici, the interviewee, tells their story of immigrating from Peru to Queens, New York and the discrimination they suffe...
  67. Aiden Simon Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Zavidow, Evan, Simon, Aiden
    Date: Aug. 16, 2017
    Topics: Artists, Coming out, Gender role, Military, Parents of transgender people, Photographers, Siblings, Social norms, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Subject: Aiden Simon
  68. Brigitte Jamilette Hernandez Martinez Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Hernandez Martinez, Brigitte Jamilette
    Date: Aug. 2, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Beauty operators, Discrimination, Education, Families, Immigrants, MtFs, Partners, Safer sex, Self-acceptance, Sexual abuse, Transgender people
  69. Ric Tennenbaum Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Vaccaro, Jeanne, Tennenbaum, Ric
    Date: Aug. 2, 2017
    Topics: Action campaigns, Appearance, Body image, Clothing, Colleges, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Harassment, Help lines, Labelling, Language, LGBTI community, Oral history, Party drugs, Transgender community, Transgender identity, Transgender studies, Transitioning, Visibility
    Subject: Mackenzie Reynolds, Ric Tennenbaum
  70. Evan Schwartz Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Schwartz, Evan, Tennenbaum, Ric
    Date: Jul. 29, 2017
    Topics: Artists, Bars, Childhood, Coming out, Crossdressing, Families, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, Hormones, Marriage, Masculinity, Passing, Photography, Transitioning
    Subject: Evan Schwartz, Pratt University
  71. Sylver Guadalupe Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Guadalupe, Sylver, Maya, Elliott
    Date: Jul. 28, 2017
    Topics: Alcoholism, Childhood, Christianity, Clothing, Communities, Depression, Drag balls, Drag community, Families, Gender diversity, Lesbian community, LGBTI community, Self-acceptance, Social exclusion, Transgender people, Transgender youth, Two-spirit people, Youth organisations, Youth shelters
    Subject: Marsha P. Johnson, Sylver Guadalupe
    Description: In this interview, Sylver describes a childhood growing up in the Bronx and a period of awakening that began after they were kicked-out of their mother’s home at 15. Sylver, having at times struggl...
  72. Simon Chartrand Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Chartrand, Simon
    Date: Jul. 27, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Autism spectrum disorders, Childhood, Clothing, Colleges, Coming out, Community centres, Dating, Families, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Health care, Hormones, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Misogyny, Physicians, Racism, Relationships, Schools, Social media, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender children, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Subject: Janet Mock, Simon Chartrand
  73. Shannon Harrington Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lewis, AJ, Harrington, Shannon
    Date: Jul. 26, 2017
    Topics: AIDS organisations, Bars, Childhood, Discos, Drag, Drag balls, Drag queens, Entertainers, Events, Friendships, Fundraising, Gay community, HIV/AIDS, Labelling, Mafia, MtFs, Murders, Night life, Parents, Performing arts, Recreational drug use, Relationships, Transgender community, Travel, Wigs
    Subject: Bailey House, Boy Bar, Dorian Corey, God's Love We Deliver, International Chrysis, Lee Brewster, Shannon Harrington, Wigstock
    Description: Shannon Harrington is a wig master, hair chaser, and make-up artist who has been living in New York City for over 30 years. In this interview Miss Shannon provides meaningful and nuanced insight in...
  74. Luce Lincoln Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Lincoln, Luce
    Date: Jul. 25, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Anarchism, Appearance, Coming out, Ethnic groups, Families, Film, Gender diversity, Immigrant youth, LGBTI community, Passing, Schools, Self-acceptance, Transgender people, Travel, Youth organisations
    Subject: Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Luce Lincoln
  75. Mackenzie Reynolds Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Reynolds, Mackenzie, Tennenbaum, Ric
    Date: Jul. 23, 2017
    Topics: Beauty standards, Bullying, Child abuse, Christianity, Clothing, Coming out, Country and western music, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Judaism, Legal name , Night life, Rabbis, Religions, Social classes, Transitioning, Work situation
    Subject: Mackenzie Reynolds
    Description: Mackenzie Reynolds is Jewish leader and participant in New York queer life. Beginning with their membership in United Methodist Church in Spokane, Washington, Reynolds has explored their faith and ...
  76. Genevieve Tatum Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Tatum, Genevieve, Dicken, Matthew
    Date: Jul. 22, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Crossdressers, LGBTI community, Liberation movements, Music, Parents of transgender people, Politics, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Genevieve Tatum, Marsha P. Johnson, Stonewall
    Description: Genevieve Tatum, a transgender woman, retells her experiences as an adolescent in The Village in New York City. She describes the aftermath of the Stonewall riot, the Civil Rights movement, and the...
  77. Joseph L. Norton Papers

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator: Gianfrancesco, Kim, Bennett, Carolyn
    Date: Jul. 20, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Counselors, Educators, Gay community, Gender identity, Letters, Research, Sexuality, Transgender people
    Subject: Joseph L. Norton
    Description: The Joseph L. Norton Papers include notes, correspondence, memoranda, newsletters, publications, and other materials documenting Norton's work as a SUNY Albany professor, a counselor, a teacher, an...
  78. Suneela Mubayi Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Mubayi, Suneela, Awad, Nadia
    Date: Jul. 20, 2017
    Topics: Discrimination, Dissertations, Educators, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Hinduism, Islam, Linguistics, Migration, Partition, Territorial, Roman catholicism, Schools, Transgender people, Translators, Travel
    Description: In this interview, Suneela Mubayi discusses their experiences as a genderqueer person who has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East while studying for their PhD in Arabic through Columbia...
  79. Kai Pelton Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Maya, Elliott, Pelton, Kai
    Date: Jul. 17, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Adultism, Androgyny, Appearance, Artists, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Hormones, Mental health, Music, Schools, Sexuality, Theatre, Transgender community
    Description: Kai Pelton is a co-facilitator of the Trans-Generational Theatre Project, a community initiative in NYC for trans-folk. Here, the 21 y.o. New York City native describes their journey as a trans per...
  80. Anna Keyes Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Maya, Elliott, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Jul. 14, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Artists, Bullying, Childhood, Colleges, Coming out, Depression, Ethnic groups, Families, Film, Film studies, Gender identity, Gender relations, Gender role, Health care, Hormones, MtFs, Passing, Public space, Relationships, Representation, Self-acceptance, Social media, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning
    Subject: Anna Keyes
  81. Cecilia Gentili Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Gentili, Cecilia
    Date: Jul. 14, 2017
    Topics: Addictions, Childhood, Clothing, Dictatorships, Drugs, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Immigration, Immigration policy, Imprisonment, Labour, MtFs, Organisations, Passing, Relationships, Sex workers, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Cecilia Gentili, Gay Men's Health Crisis
    Description: Cecilia Gentili is the Director of Policy at Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). In this wide-ranging interview, she reflects on the relationships and experiences that inform her story of struggle, res...
  82. Santos Arce Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Arce, Santos, Van Ness, Lorenzo
    Date: Jul. 14, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Child abuse, Childhood, Class struggle, Clothing, Coming out, Families, Friendships, FtMs, Gender identity, Hormones, Labour, Latinos, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Music, Music groups, Musicians, Night life, Relationships, Sex education, Sexual orientation, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: Santos, a bassist and sex educator, shares the story of his life in New York City, from his strict upbringing in East New York in the 80's, to his introduction to the punk and hardcore scene in the...
  83. Bianey Garcia Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Garcia, Bianey
    Date: Jul. 13, 2017
    Topics: Childhood, Coming out, Discrimination, Families, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Hormones, Immigration, Immigration law, Imprisonment, Latin american cultures, Lawyers, LGBTI community, MtFs, Organisations, Police, Prisons, Racism, Sex workers, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Bianey Garcia, Make the Road
    Description: Bianey Garcia is a community organizer at Make the Road New York, a non-profit organization providing services and advocacy for Latinx and working class communities. Born in Veracruz, Mexico and ra...
  84. Fainan Lakha Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lakha, Fainan, Maya, Elliott
    Date: Jul. 13, 2017
    Topics: Childhood, Coming out, Communities, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Islam, Liberation movements, MtFs, Oppression, Politics, Representation, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Transitioning, Visibility
    Subject: Fainan Lakha, Laverne Cox
    Description: Fainan Lakha is a student at Columbia majoring in Comparative Literature and Society. She grew up in a Shia Imami Ismaili Muslim community in Seattle and became involved in the Oneness University a...
  85. Rafaela Anshel Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Arban, Courtney
    Date: Jul. 13, 2017
    Topics: Age, Child abuse, Childhood, Choirs, Clothing, Coming out, Families, Friendships, Gay identity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Judaism, LGBTI community, MtFs, Music, Popular culture, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Privacy, Relationships, Self-acceptance, Sexual assault, Sexual practices, Social workers, Stereotypes, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Gender Identity Project, Rafaela Anshel
    Description: Rafaela Anshel is a Jewish trans woman, affiliated with the Congregation Beth Simchat Torah. This interview is a reflection of Anshel’s transition. She details accounts from youth up until present ...
  86. Melissa Sklarz Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Sklarz, Melissa, Tennenbaum, Ric
    Date: Jul. 5, 2017
    Topics: Bathrooms, Civil rights, Crossdressing, Elections, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Homelessness, Hormones, Isolation, Lobbying, MtFs, Night life, Politics, Public sex, Public space, Representation, Schools, Sex workers, Stigmatisation, Substance abuse, Transgender people, Transgender rights, Transitioning, Visibility
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Christine Jorgensen, Gay and Lesbian Independent Democrats, GenderPAC, Kate Bornstein, Laverne Cox, Melissa Sklarz, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Riki Anne Wilchins, Stonewall Democrats
    Description: Melissa Sklarz was the first transgender elected official in New York, having been a judicial delegate since the 1990s. She has served on many trans rights legislative committees, including the Sto...
  87. Buzz Slutzky Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Tennenbaum, Ric, Slutzky, Buzz
    Date: Jun. 29, 2017
    Topics: Comedy, Educators, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Medicalisation, Music, Relationships, Zines
    Subject: Buzz Slutzky
  88. Lauren Simkin Berke Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Simkin Berke, Lauren, Tennenbaum, Ric
    Date: Jun. 27, 2017
    Topics: Artists, Childhood, Definitions, Festivals, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Hormones, Parties, Politics, Representation, Schools, Transgender community, Zines
    Subject: Kate Bornstein, Lauren Simkin Berke
  89. Paris Milane Oral History

    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...
  90. Kyle Lukoff Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lukoff, Kyle, Tennenbaum, Ric
    Date: Jun. 21, 2017
    Topics: Body image, Body politics, Books, Change of name, Childhood, Colleges, Coming out, Eating disorders, FtMs, Health care, Hormones, Internet, Librarians, Literature, Mental health, Passing, Representation, Schools, Therapies, Transitioning, Transphobia
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Kyle Lukoff
  91. Dylan Kapit Oral History

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Zavidow, Evan, Kapit, Dylan
    Date: Jun. 18, 2017
    Topics: Bullying, Childhood, Coming out, Dating, Families, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, LGBTI community, Mental health, Relationships, Special education
    Subject: Barnard College, Dylan Kapit
  92. Oral History with Lezlie Lee Kam, PT 2 (16 June 2017)

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth, Lee Kam, Lezlie
    Date: Jun. 16, 2017
    Topics: Alcoholism, Bars, Butches, Gay pride, Hate crimes, Latinos, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Mardi gras, MtFs, Older transgender people, Oral history, Police, Police brutality--United States, Sex workers, Volunteering
    Subject: Black Lives Matter, Club Manhattan, Lesbian Organization of Toronto, Lezlie Lee Kam, LOOT, Proud and Visible Coalition, Soca, The Rose, World Majority Lesbians
    Description: Lezlie Lee Kam is a 55+, gender-mysterious, world majority person and dyke; a Trini; a Carib; Brown; and a Callaloo-a mix of Chinese, Carib, Indian, Portuguese, and Venezuelan. She was born in Trin...
  93. Lorena Borjas Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Borjas, Lorena, Van Ness, Lorenzo
    Date: Jun. 11, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Deportation, Friendships, Hormones, Human rights, Immigrants, MtFs, Partners, Transgender people, Transitioning, Visibility
    Subject: Lorena Borjas Community Fund, Sylvia Rivera Law Project
  94. Yanyi Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Yanyi, Lisowski, Zef
    Date: Jun. 11, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Allies, Appearance, Bathrooms, Bullying, Coming out, Communities, Ethnic groups, Gay-straight alliances, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Libraries, Masculinity, Media, Parents of transgender people, Poets, Public services, Racism, Religions, Representation, Schools, Secrecy, Sexuality, Social media, Students, Therapists, Tomboys, Transgender community, Transgender people, Violence, Work situation, Writers
    Description: Yanyi, a poet and software engineer, reflects on his experiences being part of and building many forms of community, including Asian American community, queer/trans community, and neighborhood comm...
  95. Spree Oral History

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

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Bauer, Jamie
    Date: Jun. 5, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Age, Childhood, Civil rights, Clothing, Coming out, Dating, Demonstrations, Drugs, Ethnic groups, FtMs, Gay rights, Gender diversity, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Lesbian community, Liberation movements, Politics, Racism, Relationships, Therapists, Transgender community, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence, Work situation
    Subject: ACT-UP, Anita Bryant, Jamie Bauer, Women's Pentagon Action
    Description: Jamie Bauer recounts their childhood and adolescence growing up in New York City’s Stuyvesant Town, resisting family pressure to conform to normative gender expressions and discovering butch femme ...
  97. Rediscovering Pauli Murray || Radcliffe Institute

    Collection: Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: May 19, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Ethnic relations, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Hormones, Masculinity
    Subject: Havelock Ellis, Pauli Murray
    Description: This panel discussion focuses on Pauli Murray’s groundbreaking work, her tumultuous times, and today’s Murray moment, which includes Yale naming a new residential college in her honor and the publi...
  98. Fly Away Zine Mobile Collection

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Arizona Queer Archives
    Creator: Arizona Queer Archives
    Date: May 16, 2017
    Topics: Ethnic relations, Feminism, Gender bending, Lesbian feminism, Lesbians, Polyamory, Sex education, Transgender people, Transitioning, Zines
    Description: The Fly Away Zine Mobile is a free lending library, self-publishing skill-sharer, and mini reading room focused on zines and other forms of DIY publishing. The zine mobile travels all over North Am...
  99. Wingspan LGBT Community Center Collection

    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Arizona Queer Archives
    Creator: Arizona Queer Archives
    Date: May 16, 2017
    Topics: Bisexuals, Community centres, Gay men, Lesbians, Transgender people
    Description: The Wingspan Collection consists of 52 boxes of materials related to over 25 years as a non-profit supporting LGBTQI communities. From programming to grants written and received to the Wingspan Fil...
  100. Shelby Chestnut Oral History

    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Chestnut, Shelby
    Date: May 14, 2017
    Topics: Addictions, Arts, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Depression, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Identity, Indian reservations--Montana, Learning difficulties, LGBTI community, Native americans, Relationships, Representation, Schools, Sexuality, Suburbs, Transgender rights, Violence, Youth
    Subject: Janet Mock
    Description: Shelby Chestnut describes their childhood and adolescence between Montana and Minnesota, discussing friendships and family, bullying and acceptance, mixed-race (Native American and white) identity,...