Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with Kate Bornstein

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Kate Bornstein is an author, playwright, advocate and pioneer in the trans community. In this oral history, Bornstein shares her experiences transitioning over 30 years ago. From drag bars to phone sex to eventually writing the book on “gender outlaws” and “men, women and the rest of us,” Bornstein’s incisive wisdom on the history and trajectory of trans and gender non-conforming people shines through this interview.

Item Information:

Identifier
tq57nr334
Collection
Audio and Video: Clips and Transcripts
Institution
Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
Creator(s)
Jenkins, Andrea
Bornstein, Kate
Publisher
University of Minnesota Minneapolis Libraries
Date Created
Aug. 20, 2015
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
Caitlyn Jenner
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us
Kate Bornstein
Lou Sullivan
Places
New Jersey
Topic(s)
Activists
BDSM
Cancer
Drag
Dramatists
Families
Gender minorities
History
Hormones
MtFs
Phone sex
Sex workers
Transgender community
Transitioning
Transsexual people
Visibility
Writers
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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