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Interview with Reneka Evans

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Reneka Evans was born and raised in Memphis, TN. In this oral history, Evans discusses moving to Minneapolis in the early 90s, drag culture, sex after surgery, workplace discrimination, the importance of community and her job as an HIV educator.

Item Information:

Identifier
ks65hc48h
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
Creator(s)
Evans, Reneka
Jenkins, Andrea
Publisher
University of Minnesota Minneapolis Libraries
Date Created
Aug. 21, 2016
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
Red Door Clinic
Reneka Evans
University of Minnesota Program in Human Sexuality
Places
Minnesota > Hennepin County > City of Minneapolis > Minneapolis
Tennessee > Shelby County > Memphis
Topic(s)
Black people
Dating
Drag
Educators
Employment discrimination
Families
Health insurance
Hormones
MtFs
Surgery
Transgender community
Transgender people
Resource Type
Moving image
Text
Language
English
Related URL
https://umedia.lib.umn.edu/search?facets%5Bcollection_name_s%5D%5B%5D=Transgender+Oral+History+Project&q=transgender
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