Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with Ryan Li Dahlstrom

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Originally from Minnesota, Ryan Li Dahlstrom is a community builder and leader, who has helped found, build, and be a part of organizations such as Gender Blur, Trans Youth Support Network, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Board, and Communities United Against Violence. In this oral history, Dahlstrom discusses coming out in college; activism; working to build community spaces and leadership with the transgender community; transgender politics and politics of lesbian and gay movements for justice; racial justice within transgender and queer communities; the resilience of building chosen families; and their hopes for the transgender community and work to be done for future liberation.

Item Information:

Identifier
tq57nr32v
Collection
Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
Institution
Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
Creator(s)
Dahlstrom, Ryan Li
Jenkins, Andrea
Publisher
University of Minnesota Minneapolis Libraries
Date Created
Mar. 28, 2016
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Board
Gender Blur
Ryan Li Dahlstrom
Transgender Youth Support Network
Places
California > Los Angeles County > Los Angeles
Minnesota > Saint Louis County > City of Duluth > Duluth
Topic(s)
Activists
Communities
FtMs
Gender realignment surgery
Hormones
LGBTI community
Liberation movements
Race relations
Transgender people
Violence
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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