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  1. Miss Major on Stonewall

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 27, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Arrests, Courts, Gay culture, Night life, Police, Stonewall riots, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Stonewall
    Description: Miss Major, an anti prison activist for decades, reflects on her experience during the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
  2. Miss Major, "Everybody Transitions"

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 3, 2015
    Topics: Adolescence, Gender identity, Older transgender people, Role models, Self-acceptance, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Miss Major Griffin-gracy, spoke to Trans Oral History Project about her fierce trans identity being fiercely visible. This visibility was recognized by the police who beat and arrested her at the 1...
  3. Miss Major on Role Models

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 4, 2015
    Topics: Adolescence, Communities, Older transgender people, Role models, Transgender people
    Description: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy is a trans woman activist and community leader for transgender rights. She serves as the Executive Director for the Transgender GenderVariant Intersex Justice Project, whic...
  4. 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 (LGBTQ), Stigmatisation, Transgender people, Transgender prostitution, Transitioning (Transgender)
    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...
  5. Interview with Ryann Holmes

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Holmes, Ryann
    Date: May 14, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Anti-transgender violence, Black people, Childhood, Christianity, Dating, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender role, Hormones, Lesbianism, Parents (LGBTQ), Pronoun, Religions, Secondary education, Tomboys, Transgender parents, Transgender people
    Subject: Bklyn Boihood, Black Trans TV, Miss Major
    Description: In this dialogue, Ryann Holmes discusses their life with Sir Knight of BlackTransTV. Ryann co-founded bklyn boihood, an organization for transmasculine people of color. Ryann discusses being a tomb...
  6. Cayenne Doroshow Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Doroshow, Cayenne, Nova, Cyd
    Date: Feb. 19, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Age, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Communities, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Families, Femininity, Gay community, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Homelessness, Hormones, Housing, Language, LGBTI community, Loneliness, MtFs, Racism, Representation, Riots, Roman catholicism, Sexual assault, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender people, Transgender rights, Transitioning (Transgender), Violence
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Cayenne Doroshow, Miss Major
    Description: Cayenne Doroshow shares her experience developing a supportive relationship with her family, enduring ignorance and discrimination, first meeting another transwoman, learning about hormones, and di...
  7. Nala Simone Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Simone, Nala, Calou, Yana
    Date: May 9, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Anti-transgender violence, Childhood, Clergy, Colleges, Coming out, Drag balls, Employment discrimination, Ethnic groups, Families, Femininity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Hormones, Masculinity, Oppression, Racism, Religions, Representation, Solidarity, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Workshops
    Subject: Aaryn Lang, Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Lourdes Ashley Hunter, Miss Major, Nala Simone
    Description: Nala Simone is an activist who was born and raised in Brooklyn. Nala begins with her childhood in Bushwick, her time as a fashion design student at the Fashion Institute of Design, and her process ...
  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), 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 Tourmaline

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Tourmaline
    Date: Sep. 18, 2019
    Topics: Ableism, Artists, Black people, Black power, Black studies, Christianity, Discrimination, Film, Gender diversity, Gender role, Gentrification, HIV-positive people, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Housing, Kwanzaa, Prisons, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Trade unions, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Atlanta is a Sea of Bones, Black Panthers, Critical Resistance 10 (CR 10), Curb Resistance, David Farwell, Diane Davies, Faith Soloway, FIERCE, Happy Birthday, Marsha, Invaders, Jay Toole, Joseph DeFilippis, Legacy of Bones, Marcus Garvey, Marsha P. Johnson, Miss Egyptt, Miss Major, Mudbound, Ola Osaze, Queers for Economic Justice, Sasha Warsal, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Taking Freedom Home, The Door, The House of Lady Snow, Veterans Affairs (VA), Welfare Warriors, Women's Liberation Front
  10. Transgender Gendervariant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP) Collection

     
    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: GLBT Historical Society
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Transgender people
    Description: The Transgender Gendervariant Intersex Justice Project (TGIJP) is an organization of transgender, gender-variant, and intersex people – most of them low-income transgender women of color who have b...
  11. Transgender Tapestry Issue 115 (2008)

     
    Collection: Transgender Tapestry
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Lynn, Merissa Sherrill
    Date: 2008
    Topics: Actors, Conferences, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Intersex people, Social activities clubs, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transsexualism
    Description: Also known as: "The Journal of the International Foundation for Gender Education." ; Magazine name changed from "The TV-TS Tapestry" starting with issue 74, winter 1995.
  12. Cross-Talk: The Transgender Community News & Information Monthly, No. 84 (October, 1996)

     
    Collection: Cross-Talk: The Gender Community’s News & Information Monthly
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator: Richards, Kymberleigh
    Date: Oct. 1996
    Topics: Arrests, Comic strips, Cosmetics, Crossdressing, Drag, Drag balls, DSM, Elections, Fashion, Film industry, Gender bending, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Halloween, History, Homosexuality, Media, Religions, Transsexual people
    Subject: American Psychiatric Association (APA), Dragapalooza, European Commission on Human Rights, First National Gender Lobby Day, GenderPAC, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self
  13. Transgender Tapestry Issue 90 (Summer, 2000)

     
    Collection: Transgender Tapestry
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Lynn, Merissa Sherrill
    Date: Summer 2000
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Intersex people, Social activities clubs, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transsexualism
    Description: Also known as: "The Journal of the International Foundation for Gender Education." ; Magazine name changed from "The TV-TS Tapestry" starting with issue 74, winter 1995.
  14. Transgender Tapestry Issue 91 (Fall, 2000)

     
    Collection: Transgender Tapestry
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Lynn, Merissa Sherrill
    Date: Autumn 2000
    Topics: Conferences, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Intersex people, Social activities clubs, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transsexualism
    Description: Also known as: "The Journal of the International Foundation for Gender Education." ; Magazine name changed from "The TV-TS Tapestry" starting with issue 74, winter 1995.
  15. Transgender Tapestry Issue 93 (Spring, 2001)

     
    Collection: Transgender Tapestry
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Denny, Dallas
    Date: Spring 2001
    Topics: Conferences, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Intersex people, Social activities clubs, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transsexualism
    Description: Also known as: "The Journal of the International Foundation for Gender Education." ; Magazine name changed from "The TV-TS Tapestry" starting with issue 74, winter 1995.