Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with Kye Allums

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Kye Allums was the first openly transgender college athlete, playing Division I basketball for George Washington University. Since coming out, he has become a public figure, advocating for trans inclusion in sports and justice for LGBT people of color. In this oral history, Allums reflects on his experiences as a black trans masculine person; navigating his changing understandings of masculinity, femininity and gender fluidity; and his national and local advocacy work. (Transcript 18 pp.)

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