Digital Transgender Archive

Juliana Moraes Oral History

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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 impacts on her life. She discusses her relationship with her "trans mother", who helped her transition and provided her support and guidance on how to live as a trans woman.

Item Information:

Identifier
jq085k01r
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Moraes, Juliana
Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Aug. 18, 2018
Dates Covered
1980 to 2018
Genre
Oral Histories
Places
New Jersey
New York
Illinois > Cook County > City of Chicago > Chicago
Brazil
Topic(s)
Childhood
Dance
Discrimination
Education
Femininity
Hormones
Immigrants
Latinos
Machismo
Mental health
MtFs
Sex workers
Transgender community
Transgender people
Transitioning
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
1 hour 22 minutes 58 seconds
Language
English
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