Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with Andrea Jenkins

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Andrea Jenkins identifies as a transgender woman and was assigned male at birth. She was an employee at the city of Minneapolis and was involved in a project called the Trans Equity Summit which is an annual gathering for transgender and gender non-conforming folks in the city of Minneapolis. She is the oral historian for the Transgender Oral History Project at the Tretter Collection at the University of Minnesota Libraries. She talks about her experience working on the Transgender Oral History Project, transgender discrimination and challenges, the informed consent model vs. the standard of care model, trans role models, and other topics.

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