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  1. Panel on Gender-Nonconforming People and AIDS

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: Sullivan, Lou, Taylor, Janet, Olsen, Mark
    Date: 1989
    Topics: AIDS activists, Alcoholism, Appearance, Body image, Child abuse, Cosmetics, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, FtMs, Gay identity, Gender realignment surgery, HIV-positive people, HIV/AIDS, Intersex people, Oral sex, Orgasm, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Penises, Recognition (Philosophy), Relationships (LGBTQ), Safe sex in AIDS prevention, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Sexual practices, Sexual relationships, Sexuality, Therapies, Transgender people, Writers
    Subject: Harry Benjamin International Gender Dysphoria Association
  2. Interview with Andrea Lawlor

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lawlor, Andrea
    Date: Aug. 18, 2019
    Topics: Gender diversity, Gender identity, Literature, Transgender community, Transgender people, Working class
    Subject: Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl
    Description: Andrea Lawlor teaches writing at Mount Holyoke College and is author of the novel Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl (2017). In this interview, Lawlor discusses growing up in a working-class comm...
  3. Interview with Violet

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Violet
    Date: May 10, 2019
    Topics: Capitalism, Childhood, Civil rights, Class struggle, Ethnic groups, Femininity, Furry fandom (Subculture), Gender, Gender realignment surgery, Gentrification, Health care, Hormones, Mental health, Music, Outing, Roleplay, Sexism, Social classes, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Soundcloud
    Description: Violet shares her experience of being a musician and DJ in New York’s rave scene while navigating the political landscape of gentrification. Having grown up nomadically with immigrant parents, she ...
  4. Interview with Tuesday Smillie

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Smille, Tuesday
    Date: Oct. 11, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Animal rights activists, Artists, Childhood, Coming out, Ethnic groups, Family members, Gay liberation, Gender diversity, Relationships (LGBTQ), Social classes, Transgender community, Transgender people, Visual arts, Zines
    Subject: Adele Carpenter, Ali Forney Center, Kirsten Rossi, Michelle O'Brien, Sergio Rodriguez, Silence of the Lambs, Street Transgender Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Ursula K. Le Guin, Wangechi Mutu
    Description: (Photo of Tuesday and interviewer Michelle). Tuesday Smillie is a visual artist whose work grapples with power and violence. In this interview, Tuesday recounts her coming out in a radical queer yo...
  5. Interview with Susan Stryker

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Stryker, Susan
    Date: Oct. 22, 2019
    Topics: Activists, AIDS activists, BDSM, Childhood, Crossdressing, Ethnic groups, Historians, Homophobia, Hormones, Leather community, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, Masculinity, Military, Mormonism, Peace movement, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Social classes, Trade unions, Transgender people, Transgender studies
    Subject: Blue Jeans Day, Christine Jorgensen, Dear Abby, Gay Activist Alliance, Gay and Lesbian Historical Society, Gay Pieere, I Want What I Want, Janice Raymond, Leslie Feinberg, Patrick Califia-Rice, Perversion: The Erotic Form of Hatred, Renee Richards, Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ), The Transsexual Empire: the Making of the She-Male, Transgender Liberation: A Movement whose Time has Come, Victor Silverman
  6. Interview with Sandra Mesics

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Mesics, Sandra
    Date: Jan. 14, 2019
    Topics: Childhood, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag, Drag balls, Drag queens, Family members, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Insurance, Journalists, Mardi gras, Marriage, Peace movement, Pronoun, Religions, Roman catholicism, Secrecy, Steel industry and trade, Surgery, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Angela Douglas, Betty Johnson, Bobby Ray, Brandy Alexander, Christine Jorgensen, David Wesser, Divine, Eddie Joe Stark, Elizabeth Coffey, Empathy Press, Eromin (Erotic Minorities) Center, Fantasia Fair, Gay Liberation Front, Harry Benjamin, Image, Jack O'Brien, John Money, John Ronald Brown, Lee Brewster, National Enquirer, National Insider, Neptune Productions, Pink Flamingos, Pudgy Roberts, Rachel Harlow, Radical Queens, Reed Erickson, Richard Finocchio, Stonewall Rebellion, The Daily Collegiate, The Transsexual Phenomenon, Third World Communications, Transsexual Action Organization (TAO), Transsexualism and Sex Reassignment, Transvestia, United Transvestites Transsexual Society (UTTS), Virginia Prince, Zelda Suplee
  7. Interview with Sage

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Sage
    Date: May 9, 2019
    Topics: Baptist church, Butches, Children, Christianity, Coming out, Conferences, Discrimination, Feminism, Flags--Confederate States of America, Gender, Homophobia, Internet, Judaism, Libraries, Microaggressions, Paganism, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Rural areas, Social classes, Social justice, Soft butches, Taoism, Trade unions, Transgender people, Women's colleges, Youth literature
    Subject: American Library Association, LGBT Workers Association, Proposition 8, Stonewall 50, Tumblr
    Description: Sage discusses their growing up in a conservative evangelical Christian family in the Appalachia Mountains of Virginia, breaking from their family's religion through encountering children's and you...
  8. Interview with Robbi Ann Mecus

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Mecus, Robbi Ann
    Date: Aug. 23, 2019
    Topics: Anti-gay violence, Anti-transgender violence, Bathrooms, Crossdressing, Disabilities, Drag, Family members, Femininity, Forest rangers, Gay pride, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gentrification, Health care, Homophobia, Internalised homophobia, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Machismo, Masculinity, Parenthood, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Police, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Roman catholicism, Secrecy, Sexism, Siblings, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Transsexual people, Visibility
    Subject: 2017 Women's March, Bizarre Bushwick, Donald Trump, Kate Bornstein, Renee Richards, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Second Serve, Stonewall, The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), Trans Day of Action
    Description: In this interview, Robbi Ann Mecus describes her journey from growing up with her family, experiencing gender dysphoria in a working-class neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York City, to living as her ...
  9. Interview with Paisley Currah

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Currah, Paisley
    Date: Jun. 27, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Birth certificates, Children, Conferences, Divorced people, Feminists, Gender, Gender role, Gender studies, HIV/AIDS, Internalised homophobia, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Marxism, Parents (LGBTQ), Political science, Prisons, Religions, Rural areas, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transgender studies, Women's studies, Zines
    Subject: ACT UP Ithaca, Biddy Martin, Carolyn Riccardi, Carrie Davis, Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies (CLAGS), City University of New York (CUNY), Connor Brotus, David Valentine, Empire State Pride Agenda, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Jamison Green, Jennifer Levi, Joann Prinzivalli, Melissa Sklarz, Ned Brinkley, New York Association for Gender Rights Advocacy (NYAGRA), Pauline Park, Queens Homophile Association, Queer Nation, Roz Blumenthal, Sarah Schulman, Shannon Minter, Sierra Showman, Sophia Pazzos, Spencer Bergstedt, Susan Stryker, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA), The Sexual Orientation Non-Discrimination Act (SONDA), Trans Day of Action, Transgender Law and Policy Institute (TLPI), True Spirit Conference
  10. Interview with McKenzie Wark

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Wark, McKenzie
    Date: Jun. 20, 2019
    Topics: Abortion, Bisexuality, Childhood, Children, Cruising, Drugs, Femininity, Gay men, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Hormones, Immigration, Journalists, Mardi gras, Marxism, Masculinity, MtFs, Parents (LGBTQ), Peace movement, Pronoun, Punk, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexuality, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transgender studies, Transitioning (Transgender), Upbringing, Writers
    Subject: Christen Clifford, Kathy Acker, Macquarie University, The New School of Social Reserach, Ugenia College, University of Technology Sydney
  11. Interview with Kay Gabriel

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gabriel, Kay
    Date: Jun. 4, 2019
    Topics: Anarchism, Anarchists, Arab Spring, 2010-, Capitalism, Childhood, Christianity, Class struggle, Classicists, Communism, Crossdressing, Eating disorders, Jews, Modernism, MtFs, Poetry (LGBTQ), Poets, Self-mutilation, Therapists, Transitioning (Transgender), Zionism
    Subject: Euripides, Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ), Occupy Wallstreet
    Description: Kay Grabriel discusses studying critical theory and literature, her radicalization through Occupy Wall Street and becoming a communist, and her writing as a poet. Kay grew up in a left Jewish famil...
  12. Interview with Kate Doyle Griffths

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Griffiths, Kate Doyle
    Date: Apr. 9, 2019
    Topics: Activists, AIDS organisations, Biphobia, Black people, Black studies, Class struggle, Cruising, Divorce, Education, Family members, Parents (LGBTQ), Peace movement, Politics, Pronoun, Queer theory, Racism, Social classes, Socialism, Strikes and lockouts, Trade unions
    Subject: 9/11 Terror Attacks, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Betsy Esch, Bob Hasegawa, Caddyshack, City University of New York (CUNY), Donna Cartwright, Elizabeth Esch, Greengrocer Organizing Campaign, Haverford College, Henrietta Hudson's, International Socialist Organization (ISO), Jules Gleeson, Julie Kushner, Limelight Disco, Occupy Wallstreet, Solidarity, Student Peace Coalition, Teamster Rank and File Education and Legal Defense Fund, Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU), United Automobile Workers (UAW), United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS), UPS Strike
    Description: "Kate Doyle Griffiths discusses their politicization as a socialist, bringing an anthropological lens to their political, personal and sexual life. Griffiths reflects on growing up in Housten, Texa...
  13. Interview with Kate Bornstein

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Bornstein, Kate
    Date: Nov. 4, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Actors, Buddhism, Cancer, Chat rooms, Childhood, Counseling, Crossdressers, Crowdsourcing, Cults, Death and dying, Drag queens, Ethnic groups, Femininity, Film, FtMs, Fundraising, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Health, Health care, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Overweight people, Postmodernism, Religions, Scientology, SM, Suicide, Theatre, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transgender studies, Women's studies, World war II, Wrestling, Writers, Youth
    Subject: 9/11 Terror Attacks, A Queer and Pleasant Danger, A Thousand and One Ways to Live Without Working, America Online, B'hai, Barbara Carrellas, Christine Jorgensen, Church of Scientology, Gazebo, Gender Just for the Fun of it: Compassionate Gender Strategies for Divisive Times, Gender Outlaw, Hello Cruel World, I Am Cait, Jamison Green, Laura Vogel, Lee Sullivan, On Our Backs, Power Surge, Tuli Kupferberg, We Croak
    Description: Kate Bornstein discusses her life as a writer and actor. Moving between growing up in a Jewish family on the New Jersey shore, studying acting in school, joining the Church of Scientology, finding ...
  14. Interview with Jules Gleeson

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gleeson, Jules
    Date: Nov. 4, 2019
    Topics: Academics, Activists, Anime, Arab-Israeli conflict, Black people, Capitalism, Childhood, Comic books, strips, etc., Coming out, Communism, Cults, Discrimination, Feminism, Gay clergy, Gay men, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Health care, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Immigration, Internet, Intersex, LGBTI community, Liberation theology, Literature, Night life, Peace movement, Physical affection, Police, Racism, Right-wing extremists, Roman catholicism, Sexual harassment, Social media, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Amnesty International Club, Anti-Scientology, British National Party, Donald Trump, Fairy Tales, Group of Eight (G8), Hillary Clinton, Historical Materialism Conference, Jesus College Cambridge, Julius, King's College London, New York Police Department (NYPD), Osteoporosis, Palestine, Stonewall, United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP), Werewolf The Apocalypse
  15. Interview with Iele Paloumpis

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Paloumpis, Iele
    Date: Mar. 6, 2019
    Topics: Abuse, Androgyny, Baptist church, Childhood, Christianity, Dancers, Disabilities, Eastern orthodox churches, Education, Humanistic, Gay theology, Gender diversity, Gender studies, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Liberation theology, Occultism, Pronoun, Sexually abused LGBTQ children, Spirituality, Terminal care, Theology (LGBTQ), Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Working class
    Subject: Arts and Literact Program, Coalition for Hispanic Family Services, End-of-Life Doula, Hollins University
  16. Interview with Hayden Gibson

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gibson, Hayden
    Date: Jul. 27, 2019
    Topics: Adoption, Bars, Change of name, Christianity, Gender diversity, Homophobia, Job applications, Judaism, LGBTI community, Librarians, Police, Punk, Sexism, Writers
    Subject: Brooklyn Pride, Dyke March, Fun Home, Ginger's, Henrietta Hudson's, Left Hand of Darkness, Oranges Aren't the Only Fruit, Stonewall
    Description: Hayden Gibson was born in Calhoun Falls, South Carolina. In this interview, Hayden shares their experiences about growing up in an adopted evangelical family, making the courageous move to New York...
  17. Interview with Hannah Soldner

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Soldner, Hannah
    Date: Jan. 15, 2019
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bible--Versions, Hussite, Childhood, Christianity, Ethnic diversity, Family members, Film, Gay theology, Gender, Gender role, Liberation theology, Masculinity, Masturbation, People with disabilities, Pronoun, Religions, Sexuality, Social classes, Theology, Theology (LGBTQ), Writers
    Subject: Lab/Shul, Martin Luther King Jr., Pirkei Avot, Sylvia Rivera, This is my Body Communion (TBS), University of Colorado - Boulder, Vacation Bible School (VBS), Women of Transgender Expierence
  18. Interview with Hannah Baer

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Baer, Hannah
    Date: Feb. 19, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Buddhism, Capitalism, Femininity, Feminists, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Group relations training, Health care, Higher education, Homophobia, Insurance, Judaism, Masculinity, Microaggressions, Music, Plastic surgery, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Racism, Sexism, Social media, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Writers
    Subject: Against Me!, Eileen Fisher, Facial Feminization Surgery (FFS), Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ), Joseph Stern Center for Social Responsibility (JCC), Transcend Legal
  19. Interview with Erica Connerney

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Connerney, Erica
    Date: Jul. 16, 2019
    Topics: AIDS awareness, Anti-transgender violence, Asian religions, Asian studies, Bisexuality, Buddhism, Cabaret, Change of name, Childhood, Crossdressing, Employment discrimination, Erotica, Family members, Gay liberation, Gay political groups, Gay pride, Gender realignment surgery, Gentrification, Government, Hijras, Isolation, Lesbian culture, Lesbian girls, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Roman catholicism, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Transgender people, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Women's colleges, Writers
    Subject: Boston Globe, Central Asian Studies, Corporal Klinger, Cubbyhole, Donald Trump, Dyke March, Get Behind Me Satan, Henrietta Hudson's, Jacque's, Janice Raymond, Jeff Sessions, Kamilah Harris, M*A*S*H, MacDowell Colony, On Our Backs, Pace University, Pat Oleszko, Pose, Queer Liberation March, Rita Hester, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Susie Bright, The Queen of Exit Seventeen, The Transsexual Empire, The Upside-down Tree: India's Changing Culture, Trans Advocate, Trans Day of Action, Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF), Vera Lex: Journal of the International Natural Law Society, Wheaton College, Wicca
    Description: Erica Connerney is a philosophy/trans literature professor and author living in Tribeca, NY. She discusses her past and present in terms of her identity as a transsexual woman, as well as her hopes...
  20. Interview with Barms

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Barms
    Date: May 17, 2019
    Topics: Anarchism, Anthropology, Anti-transgender violence, Art history, Autism spectrum disorders, Bars, Bisexual identity, Bisexuality, Childhood, Children, Christianity, Class struggle, Clubs, Coming out, Communism, Construction workers, Disabilities, Femininity, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender role, Gentrification, Hate speech, Homophobia, Internet, Labour movement, Marxism, Masculinity, Mental disorders, New Left, People with disabilities, Performance art, Pronoun, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Sexuality, Socialism, Solidarity, Surgery, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Writers
    Subject: 9/11 Terror Attacks, A Red Bloom, Chris O'Feeley, Me Too Movement, Michael Bloomberg, Pratt Institute, Queer Workers Project, Rudy Guiliani, Sam Goody, True Scum
    Description: Barms is a construction worker apprentice and a communist. In this interview, they discuss the role of philosophy and abstract thinking for themselves and many trans people as a strategy of managin...
  21. Interview with Angal Field

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Field, Angal
    Date: May 1, 2019
    Topics: Colonialism, Family members, Film, Gay identity, Gay liberation, Gender, Gender bending, Health care, Hormones, Lesbians, Liberals, Photography, Politics, Privilege (Social psychology), Religions, Roman catholicism, Sexual practices, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transgender identity, Transgender people, Transgender youth, Transitioning (Transgender), Visibility
    Subject: Barnard University, Celina Sciamma, Tomboy
    Description: Angal Field shares their experience of being a writer, filmmaker and photographer in today’s media landscape and discusses the trappings of trans visibility. Using the medium of film to “speak back...
  22. Interview with Amanda Armstrong

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Armstrong, Amanda
    Date: Mar. 21, 2019
    Topics: Androgyny, Anti-transgender violence, Bathrooms, Bullying, Childbirth, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Communism, Counseling, Counterculture, Death penalty, Education, Family members, Feminists, Gay liberation, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender role, Hormones, Labour, LGBTI community, Liberalism, Menstruation, Middle class, Motherhood, MtFs, New Left, Parents (LGBTQ), Police, Politics, Psychology, Religions, Resistance movements, Rural areas, Sexual assault, Socialism, Sports, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexualism, Visibility, White people
    Subject: 9/11 Terror Attacks, Academic Workers for a Democratic Union, American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Industrial Workers of the World (I.W.W.), Karl Marx, Occupy Oakland, Oscar Grant, Ralph Nader, Swarthmore College, Trans Exclusionary Radical Feminism (TERF), University of California Student-Workers Union (UAW)
    Description: Amanda Armstrong recounts her organizing as a graduate student militant in the 2009-2012 protest wave in Berkley and Oakland. She joined occupations and building take-overs organized by students an...
  23. Interview with Nichole Moravec

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Moravec, Nichole
    Date: Mar. 30, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Bathrooms, Binders (Materials), Bullying, Colleges, Coming out, Divorce, Family members, Gender diversity, Internet, Intersectionality (Sociology), Lesbian identity, Masculinity, Pronoun, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Mumbletech
    Description: Nichole Moravec is 23 and grew up in Faribault, Minnesota. Their parents divorced when they were fifteen. They were assigned female at birth and identify as non-binary and genderqueer. To them bein...
  24. Interview with Daye Pope

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pope, Daye
    Date: May 20, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Bullying, Change of name, Clothing, Family members, Femininity, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Hair, Health, Health care, Homelessness, Hormones, Labour, Politics, Poverty, Pronoun, Relationships (LGBTQ), Schools, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Environnmental Justice Community, Trans Union, Victory Fund
    Description: Daye Pope identifies as a woman and was assigned male at birth. She was born in Centerville, Iowa and spent part of her childhood on a farm outside Nashua, Iowa. She spent the bulk of her school ye...
  25. Interview with Awen Briem

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Briem, Awen
    Date: Dec. 28, 2015
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Bullying, Change of name, Clothing, Coming out, Communities, Employment discrimination, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Harassment, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Hormones, Language, Masculinity, Partners (LGBTQ), Politics, Religions, Schools, Sexuality, Social media, Suicide, Surgery, Therapies, Transgender people, Transphobia, Youth
    Subject: OutFront Minnesota
    Description: Awen Briem identifies as transgender and as male if he’s not out to them. He was assigned female at birth and grew up in Syracuse, New York. His family then moved to Des Moines, Iowa. He experience...
  26. Interview with K. Davis Senseman

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Senseman, K. Davis
    Date: Jan. 10, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Appearance, Assigned gender, Clothing, Families, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Masculinity, Politics, Pronoun, Racism, Transgender people, Women, Black, Working class
    Subject: Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA)
    Description: K. Davis Senseman is 41. He identifies as genderqueer and gender non-conforming and uses all pronouns. She was assigned female at birth and is an only child. He grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania ...
  27. Interview with Hayden Mora

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Mora, Hayden
    Date: Sep. 26, 2016
    Topics: Alcoholism, Assigned gender, Clothing, Educational institutions, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender role, Health, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Housing, Lesbian identity, Marriage law, Masculinity, Physical health, Pluralism, Politics, Poverty, Pronoun, Racism, Testosterone, Therapies, Transgender people, Working class, Xenophobia
    Subject: Human Rights Campaign (HRC)
    Description: Hayden Mora is an organizer originally from Boston, MA, working in Washington, DC. In this oral history, he shares his experiences with things like addiction and sobriety; having a narrative that i...
  28. Interview with Gaebriel Lyrek

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Lyrek, Gaebriel
    Date: Aug. 7, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Biology, Bullying, Child abuse, Clothing, Crossdressing, Drag, Families, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Health insurance, Marriage, Outing, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Phalloplasty
    Description: Gaebriel Lyrek identifies as a straight male and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in Montrose, Minnesota on a dairy farm in the middle of a cornfield and went to school in Buffalo, Minnesot...
  29. Interview with Maxwell Poessnecker

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Poessnecker, Maxwell
    Date: Jul. 6, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Bullying, Clothing, Coming out, Counseling, Families, Feminism, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, Lesbian identity, Masculinity, Mastectomy, Mental health, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Pronoun, Separation, Sexual orientation, Surgery, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Queer for Career
    Description: Maxwell Poessnecker is a 26-year-old queer trans masculine guy who was assigned female at birth. They use they/them pronouns, but predominately also use he/him pronouns depending on the space they ...
  30. Interview with Rebecca Kling

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Kling, Rebecca
    Date: Jan. 25, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Bullying, Coming out, Dating, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Hormones, Mental health, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Schools, Self-acceptance, Sexual orientation, Surgery, Theatre, Therapies, Transgender identity
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Creating Change, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Philadelphia Trans Health Conference
    Description: Rebecca Kling identifies as a white woman and sometimes as a trans woman. She was assigned male at birth. She grew up on the north side of Chicago, Illinois in the 1990s and has an older brother. S...
  31. Interview with finn schneider

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: schneider, finn
    Date: Aug. 4, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Assigned gender, Body image, Change of name, Clothing, Criminalisation, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Educational institutions, Family members, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Jews, Marriage, Masculinity, Mental health, Partners of transgender people, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Pronoun, Religions, Roman catholicism, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transgender people, Universities
    Description: finn schneider identifies as a white transgender queer, non-binary, and trans masculine. They were 32 at the time of the interview. They were assigned female at birth. They are of German heritage a...
  32. Interview with Venus DeMars part 2

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: DeMars, Venus
    Date: Sep. 12, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Film industry, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Marriage, Masculinity, Mental health, MtFs, Music groups, Outing, Pronoun, Rock music, Sexuality, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Human Rights Act
    Description: Venus de Mars identifies as a male to female trans female and assigned male at birth. She was born in Duluth, Minnesota in 1960 and had surgery as a baby to appear more male. She came out as trans ...
  33. Interview with Venus DeMars part 1

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: DeMars, Venus
    Date: May 3, 2017
    Topics: Assigned gender, Autobiographies, Breasts, Bullying, Cosmetics, Counseling, Crossdressing, Depression, Hormones, Marriage, MtFs, Musicians, Nose--Surgery, Pronoun, Puberty, Transgender people
    Subject: City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Venus de Mars
    Description: Venus de Mars was born in 1960 and grew up as a closeted trans kid, describing herself as a “little boy with a secret.” She didn’t grow up female since she was assigned male at birth but feels comp...
  34. Interview with Toni Pajak

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pajak, Toni
    Date: Nov. 23, 2015
    Topics: Acceptance, Assigned gender, Body image, Christianity, Classism, Coming out, Crossdressers, Dating, Depression, Diabetes, Discrimination, Divorce, Employment discrimination, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Health insurance, Heterosexual women, Hormones, Information technology, Marriage, Military, MtFs, Politics, Pregnancy, Public safety, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Sexual orientation, Sexual practices, Social media, Sports, Therapies, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people
    Description: Toni Pajak identifies as a transsexual woman assigned male at birth. She was born in 1968. She grew up in North Minneapolis, Minnesota and went to grade school in the early 1970s. Her parents divor...
  35. Interview with Neno Miller

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Miller, Neno
    Date: Nov. 29, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bathrooms, Bisexuality, Body image, Bullying, Change of name, Clothing, Coming out, Femininity, Gay identity, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Journalists, Lesbians, Masculinity, Politics, Reading, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexual orientation, Stonewall riots, Therapies, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Affordable Care Act, University of Minnesota
    Description: Neno Miller identifies as genderqueer, non-binary, trans masculine, and also with the term gender fuck. They were assigned female at birth. Miller grew up in Medford, Wisconsin, which is an isolate...
  36. Interview with Faye Seidler

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Seidler, Faye
    Date: Oct. 15, 2016
    Topics: AIDS education, Assigned gender, Bullying, Crossdressing, Depression, Discrimination, Divorce, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Hormones, Hospitals, Insurance, Isolation, Legal name, Masculinity, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Polyamory, Puberty, Sexuality, Suicidal behavior, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Working class, Writers
    Subject: Grey Ace Trans Woman, The Great Plains Affirming Campus Conference
    Description: Faye Seidler identifies as a gray ace transgender woman and was assigned male at birth. She mostly grew up in Fargo, North Dakota and in many other towns within North Dakota. She was bullied in sch...
  37. Interview with Amanda Beech

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Beech, Amanda
    Date: Mar. 3, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Assigned gender, Bullying, Change of name, Cheerleading, Clothing, Coming out, Electrolysis, Family members, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hairdressers, Health insurance, Hormones, Jews, MtFs, Orgasm, Partners (LGBTQ), People with disabilities, Religions, Self-acceptance, Sexual practices, World war II
    Subject: Cullan Markland, Donna Ewing
    Description: Amanda Beech is a 48-year-old woman who was assigned male at birth. Beech went to school in the little town of Ellendale, Minnesota and lived in Bath, Minnesota. From a young age friends and family...
  38. Interview with Jess Dugan

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Dugan, Jess
    Date: Jan. 22, 2016
    Topics: Appearance, Arts, Assigned gender, Bathrooms, Bullying, Coming out, Communities, Dating, Divorce, Families, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Lesbian identity, Marriage, Masculinity, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Photography, Puberty, Self-acceptance
    Subject: Dykes to Watch Out For, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Transcending Boundaries, True Spirit
    Description: Jess Dugan identifies as genderqueer and gender variant and was assigned female at birth. Her parents divorced when she was 7 after her mom came out as a lesbian. She grew up in Little Rock, Arkans...
  39. Interview with Stef Wilenchek

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Wilenchek, Stef
    Date: Sep. 11, 2015
    Topics: Bisexuality, Coming out, Depression, Disabilities, Discrimination, Eating disorders, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Health insurance, Heteronormativity, Higher education, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersex, Justice, LGBTI community, Parenthood, Partners (LGBTQ), Police brutality, Politics, Pronoun, Puberty, Race, Racism, Schools, Self-acceptance, Sexism, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Laverne Cox
    Description: Stef Wilenchek shares their experiences growing up middle class in the South, coming out as gay in college and discovering their genderqueer identity through their work in LGBTQ college student ser...
  40. Interview with EJ Olson

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Olson, EJ
    Date: Dec. 16, 2016
    Topics: AIDS organisations, Allies, Appearance, Artists, Assigned gender, Bullying, Colleges, Coming out, Communities, Counseling, Dating, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Marriage, Masculinity, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Self-acceptance, Sexual orientation, Theatre, Therapies, Transgender community, Transitioning (Transgender), Women's colleges
    Subject: Callen Lorde, Chatham College, Family Tree Clinic, Garden State Equality, LGBT Task Force, LGBTQ Center, Rainbow Health Initiative, Riot Girl Feminism, Trans Hormone Care Program
    Description: EJ Olson was 37 at the time of the interview and was assigned female at birth. They identify as genderqueer, gender non-conforming, and gender fluid and grew up in Empire, Michigan. They are the ol...
  41. Interview with Gradylee Shapiro

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Shapiro, Gradylee
    Date: Jan. 17, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Baldness, Bisexuality, Bullying, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Dating, Death and dying, Depression, Discrimination, Divorce, Family members, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Marriage, Mental disorders, Ovariectomy, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Poor, Schools, Soft butches, Swindlers and swindling, Testosterone, Transitioning (Transgender), Violence
    Subject: District 202, Ethan Laubach, Gender Blur, GLBT Youth Organization, Prism
    Description: Gradylee Shapiro identifies as a butch and was assigned female at birth. They did not specify preferred pronouns in their interview so the gender-neutral terms, they/them, are used throughout this ...
  42. Interview with Carter Thurmond

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Thurmond, Carter
    Date: Aug. 27, 2015
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Bisexuality, Change of name, Clothing, Coming out, Discrimination, Domestic partnerships, Families, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Heteronormativity, Lesbian identity, Same-sex marriage, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Sexual orientation, Sexual practices, Social media, Social movements, Support groups, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Description: Carter Thurmond identifies as an assigned female at birth trans dyke. They grew up in Slidell, LA. In this oral history, Thurmond discusses things such as community building, coming out to family, ...
  43. Interview with Hannah Stein

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Stein, Hannah
    Date: Oct. 27, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Assigned gender, Bisexual identity, Bullying, Capitalism, Classical music, Clothing, Coming out, Employees, Families, Gender realignment surgery, Hair--Removal, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Internet, Intersex, Middle class, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Repression (Psychology), Robbery, Schools, Sexual harassment, Sexuality, Suicide, Theatre, Therapists, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: 20% Theatre, Door to Dooor Canvasing, Environment Minnesota, Lawrence University, Lebanese Restaurant, Mixed Blood Theater, The Naked I
    Description: Hannah Stein identifies as a trans woman assigned male at birth. She has a younger sister and grew up in Athens, Georgia in a middle-class household. Her mom worked for the hospital as a cancer nur...
  44. Interview with Danika Ragnhild

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Ragnhild, Danika
    Date: Feb. 17, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Autistic people, Biology, Bullying, Change of name, Dating, Disabilities, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Harassment, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Marriage, MtFs, Non-monogamous relationships, People with disabilities, Politics, Porn films (LGBTQ), Post-traumatic stress disorder, Poverty, Privilege (Social psychology), Pronoun, Rape, Rural areas, Sex industry, Sex workers, Sexual abuse, Sexual practices, Sexuality, Transgender people, Violence, Women, Black
    Subject: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Stanley Kubrick, The Exchange, Transgender Youth Support Network
    Description: Danika Ragnhild is a trans woman and trans feminine person originally from Crookston, MN. In this oral history, she shares her experiences with being harassed around gender and disability as a chil...
  45. Interview with Ashley Finch

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Finch, Ashley
    Date: Apr. 5, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Alcoholism, Antidepressants, Anxiety disorders, Assigned gender, Bipolar disorder, Bullying, Change of name, Cisgender people, Coming out, Depression, Families, Gender identity, Gender studies, Gender-nonconforming people, Homosexuality, Hormones, Language, Marriage, MtFs, Parents (LGBTQ), Politics, Race, Racism, Religions, Schools, Self-mutilation, Siblings, Substance abuse, Suicidal behavior, Therapies, Transgender people
    Subject: Augsburg College, El Sontule, Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Global Center of Education, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, Sandinista Campaign
    Description: Ashley Finch was born and raised in St. Paul, MN and identifies as a trans woman. In this oral history, she shares her experiences negotiating her gender identity from an early age and exploring he...
  46. Interview Olivia Hnlicka

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hnlicka, Olivia
    Date: Jan. 14, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Beauty standards, Butches, Capitalism, Cisgender people, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Death and dying, Depression, Drag, Family members, Femininity, Femmes, Gay community, Gender identity, Hair, Hair--Removal, Heterosexuality, HIV/AIDS, Homeless people, Homelessness, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Masculinity, Medicalisation, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Religions, Sexual orientation, Sexual practices, Sexuality, Soft butches, Suburbs, Suicide, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Travel, White people
    Subject: About Face Youth Theatre, Annoyance Theatre, Bear Culture, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Coed Prison Sluts, Crusty Girl, Vogue Magazine
    Description: Olivia Hnilicka identifies as a white queer transgender woman and was assigned male at birth. Her mother was an elementary school teacher before she had her and her five brothers. She was born in R...
  47. Interview with Freya Richman

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Richman, Freya
    Date: Nov. 2, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Arts and entertainment occupations, Assigned gender, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Directors, Discrimination, Family members, Femininity, Femmes, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Jews, MtFs, Pronoun, Religions, Support groups, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: 20% Theatre, Artaria String Quartet, Community Center, The Naked I, Transgender Equity Council of the City of Minneapolis
    Description: Freya Richman identifies as Jewish female or femme assigned male at birth. She is the youngest of three siblings and grew up in Appleton, Wisconsin, a small city in the northeastern part of Wiscons...
  48. Interview with Ashley Meyers

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Meyers, Ashley
    Date: Jan. 13, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Adolescence, Assigned gender, Chromosomes, Contraception, Dyslexia, Educators, Endocrinology, Estrogen--Therapeutic use, Family members, Gender identity, Genitals, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Human growth, Intersex people, Learning difficulties, Medicalisation, Menstruation, Normalisation, Puberty, Turner's syndrome
    Subject: Intersex Organization of North America, Intersex: The Dubious Diagnosis, Orson Wells, The Grapes of Wrath
    Description: Ashley Meyers identifies as an intersex woman, and she was assigned female at birth. She was diagnosed with non-verbal learning disorder and tends to be a slower reader. She hasn’t dealt with bully...
  49. Interview with James Schwartz

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Schwartz, James
    Date: Jun. 15, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Assigned gender, Change of name, College students, Coming out, Development, Environmentalism, Film, FtMs, Gay identity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Health insurance, Hormones, Internalised homophobia, Masculinity, Movement (LGBTQ), Religions, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Social media, Social norms, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender community, Transphobia
    Subject: Forest and Natural Resource Management, Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life, Gender Education Center, Program in Human Sexuality, University of Minnesota
    Description: James Schwartz identifies as a trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born in Maple Grove, Minnesota where his parents grew up and then moved to Monticello, Minnesota in second grade. S...
  50. Interview with Barbara Satin

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Satin, Barbara
    Date: Oct. 13, 2015
    Topics: African Americans, Age, Air force, Assigned gender, Bisexuals, Business people, Coming out, Discrimination, Femininity, HIV/AIDS, Homeless people, Housing for older people, Jet planes--Piloting, Latin Americans--United States, Marriage, MtFs, Public relations, Religions, Roman catholicism, Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies
    Subject: 1993 Human Rights Protection for GLBT, Caitlyn Jenner, City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Clare Housing, Deputy Faith Work Director, GLBT Generations, National LGBTQ Task Force, Out Front, P Fund, Patricia Wynn, Powderhorn Residence Group, Spirit of the Lakes Church, St. Thomas College, Training to Serve, United Church of Christ (UCC)
    Description: Barbara Satin is a bisexual trans woman assigned male at birth. She was born in 1934 as the youngest of four kids and raised Catholic in St. Paul, Minnesota. Since her father died when she was a ba...
  51. Interview with Moe

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Moe
    Date: Nov. 12, 2015
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bisexual identity, Bullying, Coming out, Dating, Employment discrimination, FtMs, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Islam, Lesbians, Masculinity, Mysticism, Nursing, Roman catholicism, Sufism, Testosterone, Tomboys, White people
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Program in Human Sexuality, RECLAIM!, The Trans Youth Support Network
    Description: Moe identifies as a white trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was raised in Walnut Creek, California. He has two sisters and went to the Meher School, a Sufism school, which is connected...
  52. Interview with Brawen Zakariasen

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Zakariasen, Brawen
    Date: Mar. 21, 2017
    Topics: Bisexuality, Bullying, Child abuse, Divorce, Drag, Emotional incest, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Homophobia, Marriage, Monogamy, MtFs, Psychological abuse, Self-destructive behavior, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Video games industry, Violence
    Subject: Center for Sexual Health at the University of Minnesota, William S. Burroughs
    Description: Branwen Zakariasen identifies as a monogamous queer trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She has one older sister. She took her wife’s last name to fully express how meaningful her wife and ...
  53. Interview with Ty Yule

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Yule, Ty
    Date: Aug. 20, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Bullying, Businesses, Butches, Coming out, Family members, Femininity, FtMs, Gay culture, Gay pride, Gender identity, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intolerance, Masculinity, Mental health, Movement (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Punk, Same-sex marriage, Self-destructive behavior, Social movements, Soft butches, Suicidal behavior, Testosterone, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Women's bars
    Subject: AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP), Cher, Queer Nation, The L Word
    Description: Ty Yule identifies as a trans man or trans person assigned female at birth. He started transitioning 4 years ago at the time of the interview at age 41. He was born in Minnesota, then moved to Iowa...
  54. Interview with Richard (Katherine) Longnecker

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Longnecker, Richard (Katherine)
    Date: Mar. 17, 2017
    Topics: Assigned gender, Cancer, Cosmetics, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discos, Discrimination, Divorce, Drag, Estrogen, Family members, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Hair, Hairstyles, Homophobia, Hormones, Masculinity, Mental health, Military, People with disabilities, Prejudices, Relationships (LGBTQ)
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, United States Army Infantry, Vietnam War
    Description: Richard Longnecker also goes by Katherine. He was assigned male at birth and identifies as a crossdresser. He was born in New York City, New York, August 15, 1942. His mother was a showgirl in New ...
  55. Interview with Ani Koch

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Koch, Ani
    Date: Jan. 6, 2017
    Topics: Bullying, Butches, Drag, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Lesbians, Marriage, Masculinity, Monogamy, Social exclusion, Soft butches, Sports, Tomboys, Transgender people
    Subject: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Rainbow Health Initiative
    Description: Ani Koch identifies as genderqueer, trans masculine, and nonconforming, and they were assigned female at birth. They grew up in Dubuque, Iowa with two older brothers. As a kid they were a tomboy, o...
  56. Interview with Ethan O'Brien

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: O'Brien, Ethan
    Date: Jan. 29, 2017
    Topics: Change of name, Coming out, Dating, Family members, Feminism, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Legal documents, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexism, Sexuality, Social norms, Sports, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Description: Ethan O’Brien (he/him) is a currently able-bodied, white, queer, trans, masculine person. He's participated in community organizing and radical resisting for 25 years. Originally from a working-cla...
  57. Interview with June Taylor

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Taylor, June
    Date: Oct. 31, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Change of name, Children, Coming out, Communication, Conservatives, Cosmetics, Counseling, Couples therapy, Discrimination, Drugs, Electrolysis, Estradiol, Estrogen, Femininity, Gender diversity, Harassment, Heteronormativity, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intolerance, Legislation, Lesbian identity, Marriage, MtFs, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexism, Therapeutics, Transgender people
    Subject: Trans Commission
    Description: June Taylor grew up in a southern, conservative town in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, has three kids who are 1, 3, and 5 years old. She identifies as a trans woman and as a queer lesbian, and she ...
  58. Interview with T. Aaron Hans

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hans, T. Aaron
    Date: Feb. 25, 2017
    Topics: Activists, AIDS activists, Bullying, Coming out, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Family members, Femininity, FtMs, Gay identity, Gay pride, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Identity, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Medication, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Social norms, Sports, Transgender community, Transgender people, Voice therapy (Transgender)
    Subject: Creating Change, Gay and Lesbian Antiviolence Program, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Minnie Bruce Pratt, National Youth Advocacy Coalition, Shadow Morton, Title IX, Trans Youth Support Network, Trump Administration
    Description: T. Aaron Hans describes themselves as a butch transmasculine person. Ze has worked for 20 year as a national organizer for LGBTQIA justice and has worked with and been party of organizations such a...
  59. Interview with Rachel Schroeder

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Schroeder, Rachel
    Date: Feb. 23, 2016
    Topics: Anxiety, Bisexual identity, Bisexuality, Body building, Child custody, Children, Counseling, Crossdressing, Depression, Divorce, Electrolysis, Family members, Femininity, Gay pride, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Intolerance, Lesbian identity, Marriage, Medication, MtFs, Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, Self-acceptance, Social exclusion, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Janitorial Company, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
    Description: Rachel Schroeder identifies as trans was assigned male at birth. She grew up in Burnsville, Minnesota in a trailer park and worked on her grandparent’s farm. She experimented with crossdressing at ...
  60. Interview with Isabelle Wedin

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Wedin, Isabelle
    Date: Oct. 31, 2016
    Topics: Androgyny, Anxiety, Assigned gender, Biotechnology, Bisexuals, Bullying, Children, Coming out, Crossdressing, Depression, Discrimination, Divorce, Education, Employment discrimination, Estrogen, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender role, Harassment, Heteronormativity, Heterosexuality, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Indigenous peoples, Intersex, Law, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Marriage, Masculinity, Medical interventions, Medicalisation, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Plays, Police, Racially mixed people, Racism, Sexism, Sexual harassment, Slavery, Social justice, Spironolactone, Support groups, Swimwear, Transgender people, Transphobia, Two-spirit people, Volunteering
    Subject: Alliance Defending Freedom, Allina Health Systems, Avery Edison, Catherine Graffam, Free CeCe, Google Hangouts, Informational Technology, Julia Serano, June Taylor, MetaFilter, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), RJ Reynolds Tobacco
    Description: Isabelle Wedin is from Long Island, New York, was assigned male at birth, and identifies as a lesbian woman. Wedin doesn’t have any kids, and she’s been married for 9 years now. She cross-dressed i...
  61. Interview with Donna Ewing part 2

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Ewing, Dona
    Date: May 1, 2017
    Topics: AIDS (Disease)--Patients, Anti-racism, Assigned gender, Biology, Cannabis, Clothing, Cosmetics, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Drag queens, Drug traffic, Electrolysis, Entertainers, Ethnicity, Gay community, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Immigrants, Intersex people, Investments, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Sexual practices, Strippers, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Travel
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Christine Jorgensen, Copper Squirrel, Donald Hastings, G.I. Act, Laverne Cox
    Description: Donna Ewing is a trans woman assigned male at birth. She was 84 years old at the time of the interview. She traveled a lot and lived a reckless life, she explains. She’s been to Holland, England, C...
  62. Interview with Raymond Rea

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Raymond, Rea
    Date: Oct. 16, 2016
    Topics: Addictions, AIDS activists, Clothing, College teachers, Communities, Family members, Feminism, Film, FtMs, Gay culture, Gay pride, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Masculinity, Middle class, Misogyny, Punk, Relationships (LGBTQ), Self-repression, Sexism, Skinheads, Social classes, Stigmatisation, Substance abuse, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Harvey Milk
    Description: Raymond Rea was born in the 1960s. He identifies as a queer trans male and was assigned female at birth. He was born in upstate New York and then moved to Concord, Massachusetts, a small middle-to-...
  63. Interview with Ben Singer

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Singer, Ben
    Date: Nov. 24, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Bullying, Butches, Change of name, Coming out, DSM, Family members, Feminism, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Masculinity, Oppression, Public health, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexual abuse, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Soft butches, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Bridges to Coalition: A Community Forum on Trans Issues, Transgender Health Action Coalition
    Description: Ben Singer identifies as a trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born and raised in Sterling, Illinois in a working-class family. For the past 25 years he’s been estranged from his fam...
  64. Interview with Joy Michael Starkey

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Starkey, Joy Michael
    Date: Jul. 5, 2017
    Topics: Bisexual identity, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Conservatives, Family members, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Quakers, Soft butches, Tomboys
    Subject: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
    Description: Joy Michael Starkey identifies as a white genderqueer non-binary trans person and was assigned female at birth. They grew up in the suburbs of Vancouver, Washington which is right across the river ...
  65. Interview with Meredeth Vezina

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Vezina, Meredith
    Date: Jan. 13, 2017
    Topics: Assigned gender, Baseball, Cheerleaders, Contraception, Cosmetics, Divorce, Drag queens, Endocrinology, Femininity, Football, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Lesbian identity, Marriage, Military, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Privilege (Social psychology), Psychiatry, Relationships (LGBTQ), Shame, Sports, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Wars
    Subject: Cuyamaca Woods, Harry Benjamin Standards of Care, Janet Mock, Laverne Cox, Marsha P. Johnson, Michele Bachmann, National Organization for Women (NOW), Silvia Rivera, Stonewall 25, Tracy O'Brien, Traditions Military Video Business, Trans Elders, Trans Narratives, University of California San Diego, University of California San Diego Gender Program, University of Vermont, Vietnam War Veteran Interviews
    Description: Meredith Vezina identifies as a trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She lived in Berlin, New Hampshire until she moved to Long Island, New York when she was 7. She has two much younger sist...
  66. Interview with Erica Fields

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Fields, Erica
    Date: Sep. 8, 2015
    Topics: Adoption, African Americans, Assigned gender, Augmentation mammaplasty, Bullying, Children, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Divorce, Drugs, Educational institutions, Family members, Feminists, Gender bending, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Lesbians, Marriage, Privilege (Social psychology), Race identity, Race relations, Roman catholicism, Sexuality, Socio-economic status, Support groups, Theatre, Therapies, Transgender identity, Transgender people, Transsexual people
    Subject: Anon, Caitlyn Jenner, Christine McGinn, Don't Ask, Don't Tell, Ellen Krug, Gender Justice, Gender Outlaws, Getting to Ellen: A Memoir About Love, Honesty, and Gender Change, GLBT Chamber of Commerce, Gonzaga University, Hedda Gabler, Hidden Agenda, Hidden Agender, Hogan's Heroes, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Janet Mock, Jenny Boylan, Kate Bornstein, Laverne Cox, Leigh Smythe, Mara Keisling, Marcus Waterbury, Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, NASA, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), National Gay Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), Northwest Bible College, Of Mice and Men, Old Bedlam Theatre, Star Trek, The Miser, The Taming of the Shrew, Trans, Women's Employment and Security Act (WESA)
    Description: Erica Fields is a business woman from Edina, MN who began her gender transition in 2007 at the age of 53. Her oral history is rich with bits of local history and culture. Fields lives a life in com...
  67. Interview with Marlene Somers

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Somers, Marlene
    Date: Sep. 23, 2015
    Topics: Children, Clothing, Coming out, Family members, Gender identity, Gender identity--Law and legislation, Gender realignment surgery, Grandchildren, Marriage, Military, Psychotherapy, Relationships (LGBTQ), Retirees, Sexuality, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Christine Jorgensen, Clark institute, Tretter Collection Autogynephilia
    Description: Marlene Somers has lived nearly her entire life in Minneapolis, a life she describes as, “two lives at once,” fluctuating between presenting as female and male. Marlene is not out to anyone in her ...
  68. Interview with Lou Weaver

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Weaver, Lou
    Date: Dec. 9, 2016
    Topics: Adoption, Bullying, Change of name, Coming out, Family members, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Human rights, Hysterectomy, Identity, Masculinity, Patriarchy, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Pregnancy, Relationships (LGBTQ), Same-sex marriage, Sexuality, Sports, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), RuPaul
    Description: Lou Weaver identifies as a queer trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born in 1970 and raised in El Centro, California. He was also adopted. Weaver then moved to Denver, Colorado when...
  69. Interview with Haylee Veazey

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Veazey, Haylee
    Date: Dec. 1, 2016
    Topics: Bisexual identity, Bullying, Christianity, Clinics, Coming out, Conservatives, Electrolysis, Family members, Femininity, Gay-straight alliances, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Health care, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Medicaid, Medical care, Medical policy, MtFs, Overweight people, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Sexism, Stress, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Women
    Subject: Affordable Care Act, Hennepin County Medical Center
    Description: Haylee Veazey identifies as a bisexual transgender woman assigned male at birth. She was born and raised in Farmington, New Mexico and grew up in a conservative Christian home. She has an older bro...
  70. Interview with Marcus Waterbury

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Waterbury, Marcus
    Date: Jan. 8, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Bullying, Butches, Change of name, Coming out, Dating, Family members, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Heterosexual men, Lesbians, Masculinity, Plastic surgery, Psychotherapy, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexism, Soft butches, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Voice therapy (Transgender), Women's movement
    Subject: Mount Holyoke, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
    Description: Marcus Waterbury identifies as a transgender man and was assigned female at birth. He grew up in the Twin Cities, Minnesota and has a little sister. He wanted no part in feminine activities and ins...
  71. Interview with Tamlyn Murray

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Murray, Tamlyn
    Date: Dec. 27, 2016
    Topics: Asexuality, Bisexuality, Bullying, Change of name, Coming out, Electrolysis, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Hair--Removal, Harassment, Health care, Intersex, Mental illness, Misogyny, Psychic trauma, Sexuality, Surgery, Plastic, Transphobia
    Subject: Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition
    Description: Tamlyn Murray grew up in Centerville, Minnesota, a country town with farms that Murray describes as having zero resources for trans people. She has two younger sisters and two younger brothers. Gro...
  72. Interview with Denise Sudbeck

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sudbeck, Denise
    Date: Jan. 15, 2016
    Topics: Addictions, Alcoholism, Baptist church, Bisexuality, Coming out, Dissertations, Doctor of philosophy degree, Estrogen, Evangelicalism, Gender identity, Hormones, Law enforcement, Lesbian identity, Liberation theology, Marriage, MtFs, Pronoun, Psychology, Religions, Sexuality, Stereotypes, Substance abuse, Theological seminaries, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: State University of New York, Transgender Day of Remembrance, United Theological New Brighton
    Description: Denise Sudbeck is from Downeast, Maine in a small fishing village on the coast. She identifies as a bisexual trans woman and was assigned male at birth. Sudbeck’s family moved to Skowhegan, Maine w...
  73. Interview with Ellie Krug

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Krug, Ellie
    Date: Dec. 15, 2015
    Topics: Bisexuality, Counseling, Crossdressing, Education, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Insurance, Lawyers, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexuality, Social advocacy, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Call for Justice, Christine Jorgensen, David Ahlvers, Fairview Health, Getting to Ellen: A Memoir About Love, Honesty, and Gender Change, Lavender magazine, Martin Luther King Jr., Minnesota Lavender Bar Association, MyTalk 107, Target Corporation
    Description: Ellie Krug was born during the 1950s in Newark, New Jersey where her parents both lived in the tenements. She identifies herself as a transgender woman assigned male at birth. At 11, Krug’s father ...
  74. Interview with Mara Keisling

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Keisling, Mara
    Date: Jan. 20, 2017
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Electrolysis, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Human rights, Sexual reorientation, Shame, Surgery, Plastic, Transgender people, Transphobia, White people
    Subject: International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
    Description: Mara Keisling, born in 1959 and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is a white transgender woman assigned male at birth. She started thinking about gender as a toddler. Despite not wanting to be on...
  75. Interview with Dr. Katie Spencer

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Spencer, Katie
    Date: Feb. 29, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Assigned gender, Coming out, DSM, Feminism, Femmes, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, LGBTI community, Medicalisation, Misogyny, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Racism, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Deb Thorp, Eli Colman, Harry Benjamin Standards of Care, Keith Ellison, OutFront Minnesota, Park Nicollet, Riki Wilchins, Roxanne Anderson, Transgender Health Action Coalition, Transsexual Menace, Xavier Schmidt
    Description: Dr. Katie Spencer identifies as a female identified cisgender woman and femme assigned female at birth. She lived in Farmington, Missouri as a kid with her parents and two brothers. As a little gir...
  76. Interview with Nicole Vanderheiden

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Vanderheiden, Nicole
    Date: May 17, 2017
    Topics: Air force, Assigned gender, Bisexual women, Bisexuality, Bullying, Children of transgender people, Coming out, Conservatism, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Employment discrimination, Evangelisation, Gender identity, Hormone therapy, Isolation, Law, Marriage, Military, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Religions, Self-repression, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Sexual assault, Sexuality, Shame, Surgery, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Alic Bitney, CeCe McDonald, Don't Ask, Don't Tell, HB2, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Martin Luther King Jr., Minnesota Transgender Health Coalition, Queer Veterans Support Group, Reese Rathgen, SPARTA, Sylvia Rivera, Vote No Campaign
    Description: Nicole Vanderheiden identifies as a bisexual woman and was assigned male at birth. She was born in Marquette, Michigan and has 3 brothers who she got along with as a kid. Her parents relocated to D...
  77. Interview with Vanessa Sheridan

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sheridan, Vanessa
    Date: Jul. 12, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Black people, Coming out, Families, Fundamentalism, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Hate crimes, Homophobia, Law, Murders of LGBTQ people, Partners (LGBTQ), Performing arts, Racism, Religions, Socioeconomic characteristics, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Crossing Over, HB2, Jerry Springer Show, Laura Jane Grace, Laverne Cox, Liberating the Transgendered Christian, Maury Povich, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Pulse Night Club, RuPaul, The Complete Guide to Transgender in the Workplace, Virginia Prince, Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
    Description: Vanessa Sheridan identifies as transgender and was assigned male at birth. She knew she was different from the age of 2 or 3 but didn’t understand what it meant at the time since she had no framewo...
  78. Interview with Cressida Silver

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Silver, Cressida
    Date: Jan. 31, 2017
    Topics: Appearance, Artificial insemination, Assigned gender, Augmentation mammaplasty, Children of lesbians, Children of transgender people, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressing, Demonstrations, Divorce, Families, Gender identity, Hormone therapy, Isolation, Lesbians, Marriage, Pornography, Pregnancy, Sex industry, Sports, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Transsexual people, Verbal abuse
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Chelsea Manning, Mara Keisling, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE), National Geographic, The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD)
    Description: Cressida Silver identifies as a lesbian transgender woman and was assigned male at birth. She grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota, and she has sisters. She realized from the young age of 4 or 5 that she...
  79. Interview with Renae Pagel

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pagel, Renae
    Date: Aug. 23, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Anxiety, Augmentation mammaplasty, Change of name, Coming out, Crossdressing, Depression, Electrolysis, Estrogen, Friendships, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Medication, Progesterone, Relationships (LGBTQ), Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Renae Pagel identifies as female and was assigned male at birth. She grew up in Cannon Falls, Minnesota on a hobby farm on 25 acres with horses, chickens, ducks, a goat, and a few pigs. She has fiv...
  80. Interview with CJ Vondal

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Vondal, CJ
    Date: Oct. 15, 2016
    Topics: Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Lesbians, Polycystic ovary syndrome, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: CJ Vondal identifies as a trans man who was assigned female at birth. They were born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota where they still live. At the time of their interview, they were a fresh...
  81. Interview with Tamara Urban

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Urban, Tamara
    Date: Jan. 22, 2017
    Topics: Child sexual abuse, Dating, Electrolysis, Gender realignment surgery, Health insurance, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Hypospadias, Intersex, Murder, Suicide, Transgender people
    Subject: Board of Directors of Equality South Dakota, Trans Action South Dakota, Trans Justice Funding Project
    Description: Tamara Urban identifies as a transsexual female and was assigned male with an intersex condition when she was born in 1953. She was 63 at the time of the interview. She grew up in Sioux Falls and F...
  82. Interview with Melissa Harl

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Harl, Melissa
    Date: Jan. 30, 2017
    Topics: Boy Scouts, Change of name, Clothing, Coming out, Conformity, Discrimination, Educators, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Marriage, Music, Sexuality, Socialisation, Transgender people
    Subject: Christine Jorgensen, Gender Odyssey, Kate Bornstein, Macalester College, Smiley's Family Clinic, Stonewall 25, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: In this oral history Melissa Harl shares her story as a female with transgender experience and history. Growing up in Mequon, WI, a suburb of Milwaukee, she discusses her childhood, her realization...
  83. Interview with Chad Pitts

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pitts, Chad
    Date: Oct. 15, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Coming out, Gender identity, Partners (LGBTQ), Sexual orientation, Social norms, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Dismantling Walls Conference, GPACC Dismantling Walls Conference
    Description: Chad Pitts identifies as a straight transgender man assigned female at birth. He was born in Phoenix, Arizona and now lives in Fargo, North Dakota as a student at NDSU, North Dakota State Universit...
  84. The Battle of the Bette Davis Impersonators

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator: Doyle, J.D.
    Date: Jul. 28, 2013
    Topics: Female impersonators, Musicians
    Subject: Bette Davis
    Description: In order: Arthur Blake, from "Curtain Time," 1957 TC Jones, from "Himself," 1959 Charles Pierce, from "Live at Bimbos," 1971 Ty Bennett, from "Queen for a Day," circa 1961 Jimmy James, from "T...
  85. An Interview with Justus Eisfeld

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Eisfeld, Justus
    Date: Jan. 24, 2011
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Health care, Social classes, Transgender people, Transgender rights
    Subject: Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE)
    Description: Justus Eisfeld, a trans activist and co-director of the Global Action for Trans Equality (GATE), discusses the fight for transgender rights legally, socioeconomically, and in healthcare.
  86. An Interview with Karen Pinholt

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Pinholt, Karen, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Nov. 4, 2009
    Topics: Acceptance, Anti-discrimination law, Discrimination, Government, LGBTI community, LGBTI rights, Sexuality
    Subject: The Norwegian LGBT Association
  87. An Interview with Kirsti Malterud

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Malterud, Kirsti, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Oct. 28, 2009
    Topics: Biology, Discrimination, Health care, Lesbians, Physicians, Psychiatry, Research
  88. An Interview with Kjell Erik Øie

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Øie, Kjell Erik
    Date: Oct. 31, 2000
    Topics: Activists, Couples, Government, Law, LGBTI community, LGBTI rights, Sexuality
    Subject: National Lesbian and Gay Task Force
  89. An Interview with Marcela Sánchez

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Sánchez, Marcela, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Mar. 11, 2010
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Discrimination, Feminists, Gender, Human rights, Sexuality
    Subject: Profamilia
    Description: Marcela Sánchez describes herself in this interview by saying, "I am a social worker, a feminist, and I have worked with issues of women’s participation in politics, sexual and reproductive health,...
  90. An Interview with Marit Vaula Rasmussen

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Rasmussen, Marit Vaula
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Biology, Genitals, Higher education, History, Intersex people, Medical interventions, Research
    Description: Marit Vaula Rasmussen is a researcher in Social Anthropology at the Center for Women's and Gender Research at the University of Bergen. Her focus is on intersex conditions in Norway, known as "Diso...
  91. An Interview with Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Sycamore, Mattilda Bernstein, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Mar. 5, 2011
    Topics: Activists, Child abuse, Childhood, Education, Secrecy, Self-acceptance, Sexual abuse, Sexuality
    Description: Mattilda offers a self-description, saying "I am a writer, activist, editor, social critic, a bit of a troublemaker, and a contrarian. My work is about challenging the violence of the assimilationi...
  92. An Interview with Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Benestad, Esben Esther Pirelli, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Nov. 5, 2009
    Topics: Anti-discrimination law, Coming out, Family therapy, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Identification cards, Law, LGBTI rights, Marriage, Mastectomy, Partners of transgender people, Psychiatrists, Psychology, Queer theory, Sexology, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transsexualism
    Subject: Harry Benjamin Resource Center (HBRC), Norwegian LGBT Association
    Description: Esben Esther Pirelli Benestad, a transgender person, discusses their experiences being trans as well as their work with the transgender community through clinical work, sexology, and family therapy...
  93. An Interview with Mauricio Albarracín

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Albarracín, Mauricio, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Mar. 19, 2010
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Career choice, Discrimination, Law, Sexuality
    Description: Mauricio introduces himself in this interview saying, "I am from Bucaramanga, Santander and I have had a very legal life in the sense that when I began to study law I also started to practice becam...
  94. An Interview with Ellen Mortensen

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Mortensen, Ellen, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Oct. 2, 2009
    Topics: Coming out, Discrimination, Educators, Feminists, Gender identity, Gender studies, Homosexuality, Lesbians, Marriage, Movement (LGBTQ), Queer theory, Women's movement
    Description: Ellen Mortensen is a professor at the Department of Literature and Director of the Center for Women's and Gender Research at the University of Bergen. Carlos Motta interviews her throughout this or...
  95. An Interview with Dr. Tiger Howard Devore, PhD

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Devore, Tiger Howard, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Feb. 7, 2011
    Topics: Chromosomes, Ethics, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Homosexuality, Intersex, Law, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Medical interventions, Physicians, Psychology, Sexology, Sexual orientation, Sexuality, Stereotypes, Surgery, Therapists, Transgender people
    Description: Dr. Tiger Howard Devore PhD, clinical psychologist and certified sex therapist, discusses how he works with people who are sexually different and has been advocating for their rights for 30 years. ...
  96. An Interview with Mx. Justin Vivian Bond

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Bond, Justin Vivian
    Date: Feb. 25, 2011
    Topics: Artists, Childhood, Gender identity, Politics, Transgender people
    Description: This interview centers on Mx. Justin Vivian Bond, an artist, performer, singer/songwriter, writer and a painter. The interviews covers topic such as performance, upbringing, conservativism, and gen...
  97. Ryan Conrad Interview

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Conrad, Ryan, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Feb. 11, 2011
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Artists, Coming out, LGBTI community
    Description: Ryan Conrad speaks in this interview about his role in founding an online publishing archive called Against Equality, as well as his part in "Outright Lewiston/Auburn", a queer youth organization i...
  98. An Interview with Dag Ø. Endsjø

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Endsjoø, Dag Ø.
    Date: Nov. 3, 2009
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Gender identity, Heterosexuality, Human rights, LGBTI community, Movement (LGBTQ), Politics, Queer theory, Religions
    Subject: Norwegian Human Rights Alliance
    Description: In this oral history, Carlos Motta interviews Dag Ø. Endsjø, professor of Religious Studies at the University of Bergen and the leader of Menneskerettsalliansen, the Norwegian Human Rights Alliance...
  99. Åce Rothing Interview

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Rothing, Åse
    Date: Nov. 2, 2009
    Topics: Acceptance, Bisexuality, Discrimination, Femininity, Heteronormativity, Homosexuality, Law, LGBTI rights, Masculinity, Sex education, Sexual assault, Sexuality, Transgender people, Transsexualism
    Description: In this oral history conducted by Carlos Motta, researcher Åce Rothing discusses her experiences doing research on sex education in Norwegian schools and the implications of the reproduction of het...
  100. Tarald Stein Interview

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Motta, Carlos, Stein, Tarald
    Date: Nov. 12, 2009
    Topics: Activists, Career choice, Discrimination, FtMs, Gender identity, History, Law, Research, Transgender people
    Subject: Harry Benjamin
    Description: Tarald Stein, a trans man, works at the The Norwegian LGBT Association in Oslo. He is working on a project titled “Gender Diversity” , which is based on the needs of the transgender population.
  101. Columbia University Student Chorus Line of Men in Women's Costumes

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Sherman Grinberg Film Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1934
    Topics: Crossdressing, Dance, Drag, Performing arts
    Subject: Lyla Roberti, Mae West
    Description: VS row of stockinged chorus line legs dancing / Pan up legs to reveal that the dancers are all men in tutus and stockings / CU man in blond wig, earrings, feather boa, and hat (Mae West) sings / MS...
  102. Princeton's Triangle Club Performance with Male Students Dressed as Cowboys and Dancing Girls

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Sherman Grinberg Film Library
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1930
    Topics: Crossdressers, Dancers, Drag, Musicals, Performing arts
    Description: Title card: "Princeton's 'Fair Sex' star in show!" / high angle view of stage with men dressed as cowboys and Latina women dancing onto stage / ground level of dancers in unison with dancing feet /...
  103. Trans Oral History: Nothing Left to Tuck

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project
    Date: Oct. 12, 2011
    Topics: Colleges, Coming out, Finances, Gender realignment surgery, MtFs, Support groups, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people
    Subject: Ingersoll Gender Center
    Description: Elayne discuses her 15-year process of finding community, coming out, and transitioning in LA and Seattle.
  104. Trans Oral History: Lucky's Story

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project
    Date: Sep. 30, 2011
    Topics: Disabilities, Isolation, LGBTI community, Support groups
    Subject: GenderJUST
    Description: Lucky M speaks about growing up as a queer person with a disability.
  105. Trans Oral History: Would I Be Denied Shelter?

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project
    Date: Sep. 29, 2011
    Topics: Coming out, Discrimination, Gender identity, Intimate partner violence, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Description: Tina describes a 2 year battle to gain inclusion for trans women at a domestic violence shelter in Southern Indiana.
  106. Trans Oral History: Changing the Rules of the Game

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project
    Date: Sep. 23, 2011
    Topics: Acceptance, Coming out, Conferences, Gender identity, Gender role, Partners of transgender people, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexualism
    Description: Breanna and Ryan are a transgender couple. They speak about Ryan's gradual coming out process and their struggle to stay together despite the stress and unexpected changes related to his transition...
  107. Trans Oral History: Sexism as a Trans Man is Tricky

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project, Pangborn, Alexander
    Date: Aug. 29, 2011
    Topics: Activists, Feminism, FtMs, Gender role, Lesbians, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Sexism, Sexual orientation, Stereotypes, Transgender people
    Description: Alexander Pangborn describes his changing relationship to sexism as he's transitioned from being a dyke to passing as a man.
  108. I Thought I Had to Settle

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Maurer, Luca
    Date: Apr. 9, 2015
    Topics: Acceptance, Coming out, Gender dysphoria, Gender minorities, Partners (LGBTQ), Self-image, Sexual orientation
    Description: Luca Maurer, Director of Ithaca College's LGBT Wellness Center
  109. Trans Oral History: The Courage to Be Who I Am

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project
    Date: Aug. 28, 2011
    Topics: Coming out, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender role, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Tori talks about their* process of coming out and what gave them* the strength to claim who they* are.
  110. Trans Oral History: Feminist Legacy

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Aug. 28, 2011
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Feminism, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Lesbian community, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Description: Michelle O'Brien recounts how transgender activism in the 1980's and 1990's was shaped by the feminist ideals and practices that came before.
  111. Trans Oral History: Meeting Lou Sullivan

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project, Power, Bet
    Date: Aug. 27, 2011
    Topics: Activists, FtMs, Gay men, HIV/AIDS, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: East Coast FtM Group, Lou Sullivan
    Description: Bet Power has been a transgender activist and community historian for more than three decades. He describes the first time he met another FTM--Lou Sullivan, the founder of FTM international--and ho...
  112. Trans Oral History: Then It Happened to Them

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Transgender Oral History Project
    Date: Aug. 27, 2011
    Topics: Gay male couples, Gentrification, HIV/AIDS, LGBTI community
    Description: Louis Mitchell lived in the Castro District of San Francisco during the late 80's and early 90's. He describes the tensions between communities of color and the gay male community during that time,...
  113. Andrea Susan's Casa Susanna Interview, Part 2

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 27, 2016
    Topics: Books, Crossdressers, Photographers, Photographs, Plays
    Description: Andrea Susan's oral history about Casa Susanna.
  114. Andrea Susan's Casa Susanna Interview, Part 1

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 27, 2016
    Topics: Communities, Crossdressing, Finances, Interviews, Photographers
    Description: Oral history with Andrea Susan about Casa Susanna.
  115. They Told Me to Call the Lesbians

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Skeivt arkiv
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 6, 2018
    Topics: Gender identity, Politics, Transgender people
    Description: Stein Wolff Frydenlund has been a trans activist for many years, and speaks about his role as both a mother and a grandfather.
  116. Rediscovering Pauli Murray || Radcliffe Institute

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
    Creator:
    Date: May 19, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Ethnic relations, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Hormones, Masculinity
    Subject: Havelock Ellis, Pauli Murray
    Description: This panel discussion focuses on Pauli Murray’s groundbreaking work, her tumultuous times, and today’s Murray moment, which includes Yale naming a new residential college in her honor and the publi...
  117. In the Life: Ep. 1310, "Historical Blindness"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Jul. 2004
    Topics: Discrimination, Gay rights, Interviews, Law, Sexuality, Television
    Description: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 803, 1002, 1004, 1010, 1101, 1102 and 1205 spotlight Billy Strayhorn, GRIOT Cir...
  118. Danny O'Connor, Who Became Canary Conn

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1969
    Topics: MtFs, Singers, Transgender people
    Subject: Canary Conn
  119. Rev J.M. Gates - "Manish Women" (1930)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1930
    Topics: Appearance, Femininity, Gender role, Masculinity, Sexism
    Subject: J.M. Gates
    Description: Rev Gates was probably the most successful ministers in the South. He was definitely of the fire-and-brimstone call-and-response type, and was unique in that many of his sermons were recorded, abou...
  120. Sylvester's 40th Birthday (1985)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1985
    Topics: Discos, Drag, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality
    Subject: Sylvester James, Jr.
    Description: The legendary disco diva captivates the crowd with old standards at this celebration held two years before his actual 40th birthday. U-matic videotape from the Charles Cyberski Collection.
  121. Word Is Out - Pat Bond

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1977
    Topics: Bars, Drag kings, Lesbians
    Description: Pat Bond in her pre-interview video for the film "Word Is Out", a groundbreaking documentary about LGBT people made by Peter Adair in 1977.
  122. Dan Nicoletta LGBT San Francisco at the San Francisco Public Library

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970
    Topics: Drag, Photographs
    Description: Photos and stories from childhood and 1970s gay culture in San Francisco. This is the book release event for "LGBT San Francisco," which documents 40 years of local LGBT community.
  123. Word is Out- Tede Mattews

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1977
    Topics: Androgyny, Clothing, Drag, Film, Interviews, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Violence
    Subject: Peter Adair, Tede Matthews, Word is Out
    Description: Tede Matthews in his pre-interview video for the film "Word Is Out", a groundbreaking documentary about LGBT people made by Peter Adair in 1977.
  124. Rev. Dr. Erin Swenson Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Swenson, Erin, Weekley, David
    Date: Nov. 2017
    Topics: Activists, Clergy, MtFs, Presbyterianism, Religions, Transgender rights
    Description: Erin Swenson, a transgender woman, speaks of her experience of breaking ground for LGBTQ rights in the Presbyterian church.
  125. Barbara Satin Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Bowman, Mark, Satin, Barbara
    Date: Oct. 16, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Childhood, Families, Gender identity, Gender role, Priests, Roman catholicism, Transgender people, Upbringing
    Description: Barbara Satin speaks about her experience as a transgender activist around issues of aging, faith and gender justice. She speaks about her gender identity, and its intersections with her religious ...
  126. Virginia Ramey Mollenkott, Ph. D. Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Mollenkott, Virginia, Malkmus, Doris
    Date: Sep. 25, 2004
    Topics: Activists, Christianity, Feminism, Lesbians, Religions, Theology, Transgender people, Writers
    Description: Virginia Mollenkott speaks in this Oral History about her strictly religious upbringing, and early lesbian relationships. Virginia then discusses her activist work within the Evangelical Women's Ca...
  127. Ann Thompson Cook Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Weekley, David, Cook, Ann
    Date: Oct. 2017
    Topics: Activists, Allies, Christianity, Gay rights, LGBTI community, Sexual orientation, Writers
    Subject: And God Loves Each One
    Description: Ann Thompson Cook speaks in this Oral History about how she became involved in gay rights activism. Thompson discusses her allyship and work in the Christian church advocating for acceptance of dif...
  128. Rev. Sky Anderson Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: LGBTQ Religious Archives Network
    Creator: Anderson, Sky, Bowman, Mark
    Date: Feb. 2014
    Topics: Activists, Adoption, Childhood, Clergy, Education, Families, HIV/AIDS, Marriage, Military, Transgender people, Upbringing
    Description: In this Oral History, Sky Anderson talks about his childhood and upbringing, and realizing his gender identity. He discusses his education and how he became involved in the clergy, as well as his a...
  129. MacGregor and West Issue, Side Line (1942)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: May 11, 1942
    Topics: Actors, Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Female impersonators
    Description: Animated title introducing comedians MacGregor and West of the Windmill Theatre. They perform a comedy sketch in a solicitor's office set. MacGregor is a solicitor and West (in drag) is a cantanker...
  130. MacGregor and West Issue, Swing Time (1943)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Dec. 27, 1943
    Topics: Actors, Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Female impersonators, Marriage
    Description: Comedians from Windmill Theatre, MacGregor and West, do sketch set in a matrimonial agency. One of them is the owner of the marriage agency, the other is dressed in drag as a cantankerous old widow.
  131. Clothes and the Woman! (1923)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 27, 1923
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Male impersonators
    Subject: Hetty King
    Description: The fabulous Hetty King impersonates various contemporary male types - toff, cowboy, eastender, among others. "Here's a lady whom everybody knows - when on the stage - Guess - " M/S of a drawing...
  132. The Rivals- Some Chippings From the New Splinters Dancing Troupe (1928)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: 1928
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Dancers, Drag, Female impersonators, Performing arts
    Description: A 1920s drag act imitating chorus girls. M/S of what appears to be a troupe of chorus girls doing a high kick routine in the Pathe studio. There is one main dancer and six girls dancing behind. ...
  133. Hetty King And George Mozart Entertain In Aid Of Hospital- Part 2 (1914-1918)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1918
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Male impersonators, Military
    Subject: George Mozart, Hetty King
    Description: Comics Hetty King and George Mozart entertain people for charity. Continued from previous record. Charity event. Hetty King continues to drag man over finish line. M/Ss of Hetty King dancing aro...
  134. Hetty King And George Mozart Entertain In Aid Of Hospital- Part 1 (1914-1918)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1918
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Dance, Drag, Male impersonators, Military
    Subject: George Mozart, Hetty King
    Description: Comics Hetty King and George Mozart entertain people for charity. Charity event. High angle shots of cricket match in progress and running race. M/Ss of comics on stage. One appear to be dressed...
  135. Soldiers Concert Party (1914-1918)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1918
    Topics: Actors, Arts and entertainment occupations, Drag, Female impersonators, Military, Racism, Theatre, World war I
    Description: A group of actors, some in drag, perform a World War I era show. Entertainment; World War One. Military show. Pan across group of actors: A soldier with a bunch of clowns and a guy in drag in a ...
  136. The Jubilee Duettists (1933)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: 1933
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Drag, Female impersonators, Male impersonators, Songs
    Description: The Jubilee Duettists perform the old-fashioned song 'Twickenham Ferry'.
  137. Hon. Quick Change (1930)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Aug. 21, 1930
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Geishas
    Description: Japanese man kneeling down on a podium in front of a curtain. He has two drawers of clothes beside him. He puts on various items of clothing and turns himself into a Geisha Girl - a Japanese Drag Q...
  138. Following in Father's Footsteps, No. 2, with Ralph Coram and Bill Coram (1935)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: May 27, 1935
    Topics: Actors, Arts and entertainment occupations, Celebrities, Crossdressing, Dance, Drag, Families
    Subject: Betty Errol, Bill Coram, Edith Grossmith, Ralph Coram
    Description: Ralph Coram hosts an entertainment segment featuring the children of famous performers. Performances include song, dance, and drag. L/S's and M/S's of Ralph Coram standing next to a microphone i...
  139. Look Out!, Mcgregor And West (1944)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Jul. 3, 1944
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Female impersonators
    Description: Comedy act of two men in drag as old women in Victorian costume - no soundtrack. Various shots of a variety act consisting of two men in drag as old women in Victorian dress. One visits the othe...
  140. Meet The Girl Who Became A Man (1937)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: 1937
    Topics: FtMs, Gender identity, Masculinity, Transgender people
    Subject: Peter Alexander
    Description: Peter Alexander, interviewed in Sydney, born and brought up as Mavis Higgins in New Zealand, speaks of his sex change from female to male. He discusses the aspects of his personality when younger w...
  141. Okay For Hounds, Warden And West Issue (1937)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Oct. 21, 1937
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Female impersonators
    Description: Windmill Theatre drag act - Biddy and Fanny (aka comedians Warden and West). Various shots of two men dressed as old ladies sitting in a set of a drawing room. They bicker and complain about the st...
  142. Degree Day Rag By Trinity Students (1926)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 10, 1926
    Topics: Drag, Stereotypes, Universities
    Description: Various shots of students in fancy dress messing about on the steps to an old college building; some are dressed in drag, others as racial stereotypes (Arabs, African tribesmen etc.) and historical...
  143. The Laughter Cure (1914-1918)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: 1914
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Drag, Male impersonators
    Subject: Ernie Lotinga, Hetty King
    Description: Ernie Lotinga and Hettie King amuse wounded. Wounded and convalescent soldiers watch two entertainers in grounds of large building. Lotinga dressed as comical sailor, King as a man in suit. Audienc...
  144. 1950? (1933)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Aug. 24, 1933
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Dancers, Drag
    Description: Men in drag perform a high kick routine. "Will it ever come to this?" M/S of a group of actors being made up for a stage performance. They are all boys in drag. The drag queens stand with th...
  145. Ringing The Changes (1922)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 20, 1922
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Female impersonators
    Subject: Bert Errol
    Description: Drag act Bert Errol is seen in his dressing room - he changes from men's clothes to women's. C/U of Bert in his dressing room. He looks into a hand mirror and primps his hair whilst a woman atte...
  146. Quick Change Artist (1967)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 20, 1967
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Cabaret, Crossdressing, Drag queens
    Subject: Ricky Renee
    Description: L/S of a Rolls Royce arriving at Ricky Renee's cabaret club (it passes the Fortune Theatre) in daylight. A glamorous blonde in a fur stole gets out of the car; this turns out to really be cabaret s...
  147. Aunty In The Drawing Room

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Comedy, Crossdressing, Drag
    Description: Man dressed in drag as formidable middle aged woman sitting gesticulating into camera. Fragment of a comedy - 'Aunty In The Drawing Room". Man dressed in drag as formidable middle aged woman ...
  148. Stepping Out, Warden and West Issue (1939)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Oct. 5, 1939
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Drag, Female impersonators
    Description: Warden and West, comedy stars of the Windmill Theatre: the duo are male comedians in drag playing parts of saucy old Irish women, Biddy and Fanny. The set is designed to look like a park, the two s...
  149. Miss Ella Shields (1930)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Dec. 15, 1930
    Topics: Arts and entertainment occupations, Drag, Male impersonators, Songs
    Subject: Ella Shields
    Description: Ella Shields - male impersonator - dressed in top hat and tails, enters Palm Court type set, goes to a telephone and asks "Do I want a line? - Yes, I want a line, I want Sweet Adeline". She then si...
  150. Ella Shields (1937)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 7, 1937
    Topics: Characters, Crossdressing, Male impersonators, Songs
    Subject: Ella Shields
    Description: Ella Shields, cross dressed and with glasses, singing `I'm Not All There' seated at office desk with several telephones and papers on it.
  151. Roberta Wins Hill Climb

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: British Pathé
    Creator:
    Date: Sep. 5, 1957
    Topics: MtFs, Shelsley Walsh Hill-climb Race, Sporting events, Transgender people
    Subject: Roberta Cowell
    Description: Roberta Cowell (wartime fighter pilot who had sex change operation) wearing head scarf round her head, examining the engine of her car with a mechanic in the pits, camera pans up and we look down o...
  152. Jules Skloot Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Skloot, Jules, Dicken, Matthew
    Date: Dec. 13, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Arts and entertainment occupations, Crossdressing, Educators, Gender fluid, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Transgender people
    Subject: Leslie Feinberg
    Description: Jules Skloot talks to Matthew Dicken about his childhood and development of his gender identity, particularly his experiences with crossdressing and passing as a male at an early age. Over time, Sk...
  153. Kamryn Wolf Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Wolf, Kamryn, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Oct. 29, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Art history, Bullying, Christianity, Coming out, Education, Gender identity, Health care, LGBTI community, Upbringing
    Description: Kamryn Wolf was one of the union members and supporters who helped win a union contract at Babeland, a NYC sex toy store. In this interview, Kamryn discusses their suburban growing up and alienatio...
  154. Image Object Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Object, Image, Dicken, Matthew
    Date: Mar. 19, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Arts and entertainment occupations, Gender identity, Night life, Sexuality
    Description: In this interview conducted by Matthew Dicken, Image Object (this individual does not have pronouns per the individual's own request) discusses childhood and development, exploring gender identity,...
  155. Ilan N. Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Maltsev, Tyler
    Date: Aug. 25, 2018
    Topics: Family members, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Hormones, Lawyers, Mental health, Phalloplasty, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Ilan N., interviewed by Tyler Maltsev, spends this interview talking about his difficulties accessing gender realignment surgery, remarking that he has had to "jump through hoops" with physical and...
  156. Mountain Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Silverman, Aviva
    Date: Dec. 30, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Artists, Childhood, Christianity, Gender identity, Intersex, Surgery, Tattoos, Transgender identity
    Description: Mountain is interviewed by Aviva Silverman, and talks about their gender non-conforming identity. Mountain defines their gender as "gender agnostic". They talk about growing up in a Christian house...
  157. Hazel Katz Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Katz, Hazel, Silverman, Aviva
    Date: Jan. 4, 2019
    Topics: Appearance, Artists, Atheism, Coming out, Educators, Imprisonment, Law, Religious society of friends, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: In this interview conducted by Aviva Silverman, Hazel Katz discusses her upbringing, including her religious differences from her parents, and her reluctance to come out because of the social diffi...
  158. Rose Wood Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Wood, Rose, Schoo, Deidre
    Date: Nov. 26, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Androgyny, Artists, Death and dying, Drag, Drugs, Gay pride, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Parents (LGBTQ), Performing arts, Strippers, Transgender identity, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Rose Wood talks to interviewer Deidre Schoo about her experience as a performance artist in New York City. She shares information about her childhood and her family, specifically her father, and wh...
  159. Simone Kolysh Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Kolysh, Simone
    Date: Feb. 14, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Bisexuality, Brothers, Bullying, Childhood, Families, Motherhood, Sexual assault, Travel
    Description: Simone Kolysh describes their non-binary gender identity, growing up in a Russian immigrant family, becoming a parent, and their academic work on trans studies.
  160. Chase Strangio Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Strangio, Chase, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Oct. 12, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Gender identity, Imprisonment, Judaism, Law, Lawyers, Legal process, Movement (LGBTQ), Transgender people
    Subject: Chelsea Manning
    Description: Chase Strangio discusses their work as a leading LGBTQ legal advocate with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), including their representation of and connection to well-known former political...
  161. Carolyn Connolly Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Connolly, Carolyn, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Dec. 25, 2018
    Topics: Alcoholism, Coming out, Crossdressing, Drug abuse, Homophobia, Punk, Transgender people, Transsexualism
    Description: Carolyn Connolly begins with her difficult childhood in a blue-collar Irish-Italian family in Flatlands, Brooklyn, her entry into metal scenes of NYC, and her radicalization into the Love and Rage ...
  162. Andrea Long Chu Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Chu, Andrea Long
    Date: Nov. 2, 2018
    Topics: Feminist theory, Literature, Religions, Transgender people, Transgender studies, Writers
    Description: Andrea Long Chu is an emerging trans intellectual, writing on the politics of gender and desire. In this interview she recounts her growing up to a devoted Christian family in North Carolina, atten...
  163. Aelita Parizek Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Parizek, Aelita, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Aug. 10, 2018
    Topics: Arts, Arts and entertainment occupations, Body image, Gender identity, Hormones, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Students, Testosterone, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: In this interview with Sebastián Casto Niculescu, Aelita Parizek discusses their journey of discovery both with their transness and in the art world. Parizek explains how their experiences at Parso...
  164. Anna Travers Oral History (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Hormone therapy, Law, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Anna Travers, Center for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Rainbow Health Network, Shelbourne Health Clinic
  165. Martine Stonehouse Oral History (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Human rights, Law, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Martine Stonehouse
  166. Nick Mule Oral History (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights in Ontario, Ki Namaste, Nick Mule, Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Rainbow Health Network
  167. Cheri DiNovo Oral History (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Clergy, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Law, LGBTI rights policy, Politics, Psychiatry, Sexual reorientation, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Cheri DiNovo, Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Toby's Law
  168. Rupert Raj Oral History (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Counseling, Electrolysis, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Medicalisation, Phalloplasty, Politics, Prisons, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transgender rights
    Subject: Ontario Health Insurance Plan, Rupert Raj, Trans Health Project
  169. Sindell Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, Sindell
    Date: Jul. 24, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Choir boys, Divorce, Gender dysphoria, Hormone therapy, Masturbation, MtFs, Musicians, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Pornography, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Travel
    Description: Sebastián Castro Niculescu interviews Sindell, an entertainer who sings, dances, and performs. She talks about being married to a man whose family did not know she was trans, as well as her dreams ...
  170. Saja Liese Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Towne, Tyler, Liese, Saja
    Date: May 17, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Childhood, Divorce, Employment policies, Friendships, Gender identity, Partners of transgender people, Relationships (LGBTQ), Transgender people
    Description: Sake Liese tells interviewer Tyler Towne about her relationship with another transgender person and how they have supported one another through their journeys. She also talks about her identity as ...
  171. Quito Ziegler Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, Ziegler, Quito
    Date: Jul. 18, 2018
    Topics: Artists, Childhood, Education, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Judaism, LGBTI community, NGOs, Photography, Socialism
    Description: Quito Ziegler tells interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu about their childhood growing up in a Jewish and socialist environment. Their journey to find their gender identity and a queer community ...
  172. Nogga Schwartz Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Adorian, Kristen, Schwartz, Nogga
    Date: May 26, 2018
    Topics: Atheism, Coming out, FtMs, Gender diversity, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Immigrants, Internalised homophobia, Internet forums, Judaism, Language, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Online dating, Patriarchy, Social media, Transgender people
    Subject: Planet Out, Topher Gross
    Description: Kirsten Adorian interviews Nogga Schwartz, an Israeli immigrant who came out as trans as a teenager. He talks about lack of parental acceptance as an adolescent and the importance of the trans comm...
  173. Torrey Peters Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Peters, Torrey, Lewis, AJ
    Date: Jun. 26, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Crossdressers, Dating, Femmes, Gender dysphoria, MtFs, Sexual relationships, Sexuality, Shame, Subcultures, Support groups, Transgender people, Writers
    Description: In an interview with AJ Lewis, Torrey Peters discusses her experience with coming into her gender identity, describing her sexuality and her feelings of shame and isolation that have come with it. ...
  174. Zephyr D Merkur Herrera Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Merkur Herrera, Zephyr D
    Date: Mar. 17, 2018
    Topics: Activists, Eating disorders, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Language, LGBTI community, Musicians, Schools, Sports, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transgenderism
    Description: Barista and peer advocate Zephyr D Merkur Herrera details their experiences in the trans community throughout their active adolescence and beyond. In this interview with Lorenzo Van Ness, Herrera e...
  175. Morgan Gus Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gus, Morgan, Honkasalo, Julian
    Date: May 20, 2018
    Topics: Communities, FtMs, Gentrification, Hormones, Lesbians, Music, Music groups, Plastic surgery, Roman catholicism, Self-acceptance, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Morgan Gus, interviewed by Julian Honkasalo, talks about growing up in a community neighborhood of New York City where their mother was supportive of gender expression. Gus remarks about the changi...
  176. Susan Gapka Oral History, Part 2 (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Law, LGBTI rights policy, Transgender people
    Subject: Ontario Health Insurance Plan
    Description: Second oral history with Susan Gapka, one of 7 activists involved in fighting Ontario's delisting of gender confirming surgeries from the province's public health plan in 1998. Conducted in Spring/...
  177. Greta Bauer Oral History (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Courts, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Insurance, Law, Transgender people
    Subject: Ontario Health Insurance Plan
    Description: Oral History with Greta Bauer, one of 7 activists involved in fighting Ontario's delisting of gender confirming surgeries from the province's public health plan in 1998. Conducted in Spring/Summer ...
  178. Susan Gapka Oral History, Part 1 (2016)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Brown, Elspeth
    Date: 2016
    Topics: Activists, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Sexology, Transgender people
    Subject: Harry Benjamin, John Money, Justin Trudeau, Ontario Health Insurance Plan
    Description: First oral history with Susan Gapka, one of 7 activists involved in fighting Ontario's delisting of gender confirming surgeries from the province's public health plan in 1998. Conducted in Spring/S...
  179. Julian Honkasalo

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Honkasalo, Julian, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: May 16, 2018
    Topics: Academics, Adolescence, Bullying, Families, Friendships, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Masculinity, Music, Research, Sociology
    Description: Julian Honkasalo is a Finnish scholar of trans history who became interested in the NYC Trans Oral history project as part of his studies. Honkasalo tells interviewer Michelle Esther O'Brien how hi...
  180. Eli Bodian Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Bodian, Eli, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jun. 29, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Employment discrimination, Families, Friendships, Gender identity, Jews, Language, Siblings, Transgender families, Transgender people, Unemployment, Youth organisations
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner
    Description: Eli Bodian shares information about their upbringing with Sebastián Castro Niculescu in this interview, specifically what it was like being trans and having a sibling who is also trans. Bodian talk...
  181. Dezi Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Dezi, Towne, Tyler
    Date: Jul. 11, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Coming out, Drugs, Families, Femininity, Friendships, Gender fluid, Gender identity, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Music, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexually abused LGBTQ children
    Subject: Burner Community, Burning Man
    Description: Dezi speaks to interviewer Tyler Towne about their childhood in suburban California, growing up with two brothers. They discuss forming a supportive community of queer people in their life and the ...
  182. Dan Rosensweet Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Niculescu, Sebastián Castro, Rosensweet, Dan
    Date: Jun. 27, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Body image, Coming out, Crossdressing, Eating disorders, Families, Friendships, Gender identity, Homophobia, Hormones, Quality of life, Schools, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender community
    Description: Interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu speaks to Dan Rosensweet about growing up in Brooklyn as an only child, coming out to family members as trans, and how in retrospect they can pinpoint moments...
  183. Finding Peace

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Rosenthal, Barbara
    Date: 2008
    Topics: Childhood, Disabled veterans, Divorced people, Gender realignment surgery, MtFs, Parents of transgender people, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Stealth (Transgender), Transgender community, Transgender parents, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Veterans, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    Subject: Janice Josephine Carney, Veterans for Peace
    Description: This short documentary tells Janice Josephine Carney's "Transgender Story: Dealing with Trauma from Vietnam and a Lifetime of Gender Issues."
  184. Becoming my Mother’s Josephine

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Carney, Janice Josephine
    Date: Oct. 14, 2014
    Topics: Alcoholism, Childhood, Coming out, Depression, Draft, MtFs, Parents of transgender people, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Veterans, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    Subject: International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Janice Josephine Carney
    Description: Janice Josephine Carney speaking at Iowa City Moth Mainstage: Heart of Darkness.
  185. TransJan: A True Transgender Story

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cronin, Katherine
    Date: 2001
    Topics: Change of name, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Gender realignment surgery, Internalised homophobia, MtFs, Parents of transgender people, Police, Shame, Stealth (Transgender), Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Janice Josephine Carney
    Description: Janice Josephine Carney tells the story of her transition.
  186. In the Life Ep. 1610, "Gender Revolution"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Jul. 2007
    Topics: Colleges, Documentary television programs, Gender identity, Homosexuality, Intersex people, Marriage law, Students, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: Betty Crow, Billy Tipton, Charles Busch, Helen Boyd, Vanderbilt Univeristy
    Description: This episode is a reversion featuring segments from previous episodes as well as new segments. Excerpts from episodes 602, 1008, 1312 and 1406 explore such topics as gender choices for intersex peo...
  187. In the Life: Ep. 1703, "Building on the Past"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Dec. 2007
    Topics: Documentary television programs, Drag queens, Female impersonators in motion pictures, Femininity, LGBTI community
    Subject: John Leguizamo, Mary Dale, Patrick Swayze, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, Wesley Snipes
    Description: Segment on "To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar": 38:38-43:03
  188. In the Life: Ep. 2110, "Words Do Matter"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Jul. 2012
    Topics: Activists, Documentary television programs, Hate speech, Mass media, MtFs, Press coverage, Representation, Transgender people, Transgender people in motion pictures, Transgenderism on television, Transphobia, Visibility
    Subject: Isis King, Janet Mock
    Description: Segment on Isis King and Janet Mock: 14:53
  189. In the Life: Ep. 2107, "Becoming Me"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Apr. 2012
    Topics: Coming out, Documentary television programs, Gender identity, Parenthood, Parents of transgender people, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Transgender people, Transgender youth, Transphobia
    Description: This episode features eight families with transgender and gender non-conforming children, ranging from ages five to 25, telling their stories, discussing controversial parenting decisions, and reco...
  190. In the Life: Ep. 2002, "In the Life Presents: Gen Silent"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Maddux, Stu
    Date: Nov. 2010
    Topics: Documentary films, Documentary television programs, Health care centres, Housing for older people, Older transgender people, Parents of transgender people, Secrecy, Transgender culture, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Gen Silent, KrysAnne Hembrough
    Description: This episode presents an extended excerpt from Gen Silent, a documentary about issues LGBT seniors face in the health care system. The excerpt includes the story of a transwoman struggling to find ...
  191. In the Life: Ep. 1807, "Gender Revised"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Apr. 2009
    Topics: Anti-discrimination law, Documentary television programs, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Homosexuality, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Mara Keisling, Paisley Currah, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence
    Description: The episode begins with a segment about the tension between the psychiatric and transgender communities over whether to reform or eliminate Gender Identity Disorder as a diagnosis. The A Conversati...
  192. In the Life: Ep. 1701, "A New Look"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Oct. 2007
    Topics: Documentary television programs, Drag, Drag queens, Health care, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Plastic surgery, Poor women, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: DeParis Perez, Lulu, Stefanie Rivera
    Description: Segment on "Lulu Gets a Facelift": 39:21-45:40 Segment on a low-income transwoman: 45:44-56:39
  193. In the Life: Ep. 1406, "American Gender"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Mar. 2005
    Topics: Documentary television programs, Drag, Film, Gender identity, Homosexuality, Intersex people, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Andrea Swift, Anne Fausto-Sterling, Betsy Driver, Billie Jean King, Dan Hunt, Erin Greenwell, Harvey Fierstein, Miss Richfield, Monica Sharf, Steph Watts, Susan Sarandon, Venus of Mars (film)
    Description: Full episode on gender identity
  194. In the Life: Ep. 1312, "Mergers and Acquisitions"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Sep. 2004
    Topics: Child custody, Documentary television programs, Marriage law, Partners of transgender people, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Persecution of transgender people, Transgender community, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transgender people--Legal status, laws, etc., Transsexual people
    Subject: Betty Crow, Christie Lee Littleton, Helen Boyd, Michael Kantaras
    Description: Segment on transgender people: 26:53-58:17
  195. In the Life: Ep. 902, "In the Midst of Change"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Dec. 17, 1999
    Topics: Coming out, Documentary television programs, Femininity, Fire fighters, Gender identity, Gender identity in the workplace, Homophobia, Lesbian community, Masculinity, MtFs, Sexual orientation, Transgender people, Veterans, Women fire fighters
    Subject: Michele Kammerer
    Description: Segment on transgender fire chief Michele Kammerer: 11:49-20:47
  196. In the Life: Ep. 602, "The State of AIDS"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Dec. 1, 1996
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Children of transgender people, Documentary television programs, Gender expression, Gender identity, Partners of transgender people, Transgender identity, Transgender movement, Transgender people, Transphobia, Transsexual people
    Subject: Brandon Teena, Dana Turner, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Martine Rothblatt, Riki Anne Wilchins, Stonewall, Transsexual Menace
    Description: Segment on the transgender community: 34:43-42:35
  197. In the Life: Ep. 505, "Lights, Camera, Activism! I"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Jun. 25, 1996
    Topics: Black people, Coyote--Folklore, Crossdressing, Cuna Indians, Documentary television programs, Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators in motion pictures, Gender diversity, Laguna Indians, Native american cultures, Northern Paiute Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Rappahannock Indians, Santee Indians, Teton Indians, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Beverly Little Thunder, Carole LaFavor, Inyupik, Mike Nichols, Muriel Miguel, Paula Gunn Allen, Randy Burns, Richard La Fortune, Rick McKay, Sharon Day, The Bird Cage (film)
    Description: Segment on drag in Hollywood films: 18:48-22:12; Segment on Two-Spirit people: 47:29
  198. In the Life: Ep. 401, "Different Drummers"

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Scagliotti, John
    Date: Nov. 23, 1994
    Topics: Coyote--Folklore, Crossdressing, Cuna Indians, Documentary television programs, Gender diversity, Laguna Indians, Native american cultures, Northern Paiute Indians, Ojibwa Indians, Rappahannock Indians, Santee Indians, Teton Indians, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Beverly Little Thunder, Carole LaFavor, Inyupik, Muriel Miguel, Paula Gunn Allen, Randy Burns, Richard La Fortune, Sharon Day
    Description: Segment on two-spirit culture: 16:49-23:55
  199. Behind Every Good Man (c. 1967)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator: Ursin, Nikolai
    Date: 1967
    Topics: African-americans, MtFs, Transgender culture, Transgender people
  200. Joey Brooks Oral History Transcript

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: University of South Florida
    Creator: Brooks, Joey, Wyker, Cyrana
    Date: Apr. 23, 2015
    Topics: Bars, Drag, Drag queens, Families, Gay community, Night life, Oral history, Performance, Police, Police raids, Transsexual people
    Subject: El Goya, Joey Brooks