Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with Sayuri Hernandez

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Sayuri Hernandez describes herself as a Puerto Rican, German and Irish heterosexual female. In this oral history, Hernandez reflects upon her early experiments in “drag,” childhood abuse, addiction and recovery, workplace discrimination, and her desires for surgeries, marriage and sex.

Item Information:

Identifier
zp38wc81q
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
Creator(s)
Hernandez, Sayuri
Jenkins, Andrea
Publisher
University of Minnesota Minneapolis Libraries
Date Created
Sep. 12, 2016
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
Loyola University
Sayuri Hernandez
Places
Illinois > Cook County > City of Chicago > Chicago
Texas > Harris County > Houston
Topic(s)
Addictions
Child abuse
Dating
Exercise
Feminism
Gender realignment surgery
Hormones
Racially mixed people
Spirituality
Stores, Retail
Substance abuse
White people
Women
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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