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  1. Lorenzo Van Ness Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Acquaye-Reynolds, Cleopatra
    Date: Oct. 29, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Families, Gender identity, Human rights, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Social classes, Transgender people, Travel
    Description: Lorenzo Van Ness, a trans identifying individual, defines their gender as "super cute". They talk about their upbringing in a Dominican-American family, and their struggle with finding acceptance f...
  2. Santos Arce Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Arce, Santos, Van Ness, Lorenzo
    Date: Jul. 14, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Child abuse, Childhood, Class struggle, Clothing, Coming out, Families, Friendships, FtMs, Gender identity, Hormones, Labour, Latinos, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Music, Music groups, Musicians, Night life, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sex education, Sexual orientation, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: Santos, a bassist and sex educator, shares the story of his life in New York City, from his strict upbringing in East New York in the 80's, to his introduction to the punk and hardcore scene in the...
  3. Ky Platt Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Platt, Ky
    Date: Apr. 6, 2017
    Topics: Adoption, Advertising campaigns, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Ethnic diversity, Ethnic groups, Families, FtMs, Gender identity, Masculinity, Night life, Relationships (LGBTQ), Transgender children, Transgender community, Transgender parents
    Subject: Prince
    Description: Ky Platt is a mixed-race, transgender comedian and author. Originally from Hamilton, Ohio, Ky has been active in the NYC LGBTQ+ community since the 1990s. In this interview, Ky recounts his experie...