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Brenda Holder Oral History

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Army veteran and drag queen Brenda Holder discusses finding community in the drag world through her journey as a Hispanic trans woman. Holder tells interviewer Anna Keyes of her relationships with prominent members of the drag community who served as “gay mothers” and role models to her.

Item Information:

Identifier
qf85nb331
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Holder, Brenda
Keyes, Anna
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Apr. 4, 2018
Date Issued
Apr. 4, 2018
Dates Covered
1966 to 2018
Genre
Oral Histories
Subject(s)
Dorian Corey
Paris Dupree
Pepper Labeija
Places
New York > Kings County > Brooklyn
Guyana
Topic(s)
Drag balls
Drag community
Drag queens
Homelessness
Intolerance
Latinos
LGBTI community
Military
Role models
Transsexual people
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
57 minutes 7 seconds
Language
English
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