Digital Transgender Archive

Nogga Schwartz Oral History

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Kirsten Adorian interviews Nogga Schwartz, an Israeli immigrant who came out as trans as a teenager. He talks about lack of parental acceptance as an adolescent and the importance of the trans community self-advocating.

Item Information:

Identifier
pn89d660t
Collection
Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Adorian, Kristen
Schwartz, Nogga
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
May 26, 2018
Dates Covered
1985 to 2018
Genre
Oral Histories
Subject(s)
Planet Out
Topher Gross
Places
New York
Israel
New Jersey > Bergen > Borough of Paramus > Paramus
New York > Lower East Side
Topic(s)
Atheism
Coming out
FtMs
Gender diversity
Homophobia
Hormone therapy
Immigrants
Internalised homophobia
Internet forums
Judaism
Language
LGBTI community
Masculinity
Online dating
Patriarchy
Social media
Transgender people
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
1 hour 47 minutes 34 seconds
Language
English
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