Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with B. Hawk Snipes

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B. Hawk Snipes discusses their growing in the Bronx, their time at the La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts and the Fashion Institute of Technology, and eventually becoming an entertainer in television. They share on being a black non-binary person with both male and female energies, and their draw throughout their life to being free and expressive. B. Hawk appeared in the hit television program 'Pose' on FX, and discusses the experience of being on a set with many black people of transgender experience.

Item Information:

Identifier
k0698770z
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Snipes, B. Hawk
Contributor(s)
O'Brien, Michelle Esther
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Mar. 28, 2019
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
9/11 Terror Attacks
Amanda Milan Incident
Amy's Bread
Anderson Cooper
Bawdy Audie Josie
Center Lane
Chi-Chi's
Cole Cafe
Covenant House
Covenant House Rite of Passage (ROP)
Fenced Out
Greenwich Village Youth Council (GYC)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Iris House
James Street Hotel
JD Melendez
John Cameron Mitchell
Kate Barnhart
March of Dimes
Michael Bloomberg
New Neutral Zone
New York Police Department (NYPD)
Octavia St. Laurent
Operation Spotlight
Peter Green
Project Reach
Rosie Perez
Sets
Street Transgender Action Revolutionaries (STAR)
Sylvia Rivera
The Garden Left Behind
Trans Health Conference
Trans in Action
Transy House
Wilson Cruz
Zendo's
Places
New York
New York > New York County > Greenwich Village
New York > Westchester County > City of Yonkers > Yonkers
New York > Midtown West
Topic(s)
Artists
Bars
Black people
Childhood
Cocaine
Drug abuse
Drug users
Drugs
Education
Femininity
Gay and lesbian youth
Gay community centres
Gay liberation
Gay pride
Gender diversity
Gender identity
Health care
Homeless people
Homelessness
Hospitals
Housing
Jews
Latinos
LGBTI community
Neighborhood government
Police
Police raids
Prisons
Pronoun
Sex workers
Stonewall riots
Transgender community
Transgender people
Transgender youth
Transitioning
Transsexual people
Unemployment
White people
Women
Youth
Youth organisations
Resource Type
Audio
Text
Language
English
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