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  1. Alejandra Rodriguez Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Rodriguez, Alejandra, Oloya-Santiago, Tamara
    Date: Aug. 21, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Families, Hormones, Immigrants, MtFs, Partners (LGBTQ), Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Community Healthcare Network (CHN)
    Description: In this oral history, Alejandra Rodriguez speaks about immigrating from Mexico to the United States as a young adult to escape the intense discrimination they were suffering. Alejandra speaks about...
  2. Amanda Hurtado Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Hurtado, Amanda, Oloya-Santiago, Tamara
    Date: Mar. 15, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Allies, Cultures, Families, Gender identity, Immigrants, Language, MtFs, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Violence
    Subject: Make the Road
    Description: Amanda Hurtado speaks with Tamara Oyola Santiago about her life in Ecuador and the change she experienced upon coming to the United States. In this intimate conversation, Amanda shares her history,...
  3. Brigitte Jamilette Hernandez Martinez Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Hernandez Martinez, Brigitte Jamilette
    Date: Aug. 2, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Beauty operators, Discrimination, Education, Families, Immigrants, MtFs, Partners (LGBTQ), Safer sex, Self-acceptance, Sexual abuse, Transgender people
  4. Chichi Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Oloya-Santiago, Tamara, Chichi
    Date: Aug. 21, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Childhood, Education, Families, Immigrants, MtFs, Naturalisation, Self-acceptance, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Siblings, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Violence, Waiters
    Description: This interview, conducted in Spanish, is conducted by Tamara Oloya-Santiago. Chici, the interviewee, tells their story of immigrating from Peru to Queens, New York and the discrimination they suffe...
  5. Grace Detrevarah Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Detrevarah, Grace, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Feb. 21, 2018
    Topics: Dancers, Drag queens, Families, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Immigrants, LGBTI community, Religions, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Social integration, Transgender people, Writers
    Subject: Candy Labeija, LaRoque Bey
    Description: Grace Detrevarah, a self-proclaimed "spiritual black trans woman" talks to Anna Keyes about her supportive parents and rebellious adolescence, and growing up in an environment far removed from a tr...
  6. 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...
  7. Interview with Renata Garcia and Jennicet Gutierrez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Garcia, Renata, Gutierrez, Jennicet, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Oct. 3, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Alien detention centers, Catholic Church, Dating, Families, Hormones, Illegal residents, Immigrants, MtFs, Sexuality, Transgender people
    Subject: Bamby Salcedo, Barack Obama, FAMILIA Trans Queer Liberation Movement, Jennicet Gutierrez, Renata Garcia, Trans Latina Coalition
    Description: Renata Garcia and Jennicet Gutierrez participate in a mediated conversation with Andrea Jenkins, sharing their experiences as immigrant Latina trans women living in the United States. While Garcia ...
  8. Interview With Sakura Sirisavath

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sirisavath, Sakura
    Date: Feb. 24, 2017
    Topics: Asian Americans, Bullying, Depression, Discrimination, Etymology, Families, Femininity, Gender identity, Hormone therapy, Immigrants, Language, Linguistics, MtFs, Multilingual persons, Psychic trauma, Refugee centres, Refugees, Role behaviour, Schools, Self-acceptance, Subcultures
    Subject: Post-Vietnam War, Transgender Health Action Coalition
    Description: Sakura Sirisavith identifies as trans female and was assigned male at birth. She is a mixture of Laotian, Thai, Vietnamese, and some French and Chinese. She is a refugee immigrant from the Post-Vie...
  9. Interview with Sandy James

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: James, Sandy
    Date: Sep. 29, 2017
    Topics: African American transgender people, Census, Colonization, Discrimination, FtMs, Gender diversity, Immigrants, Linguistics, Police, Poor, Private schools, Privilege (Social psychology), Racism, Role behaviour, Social advocacy, Sports, Statistics, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Forth Annual Trans Equity Summit, National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
    Description: Sandy James identifies as a black trans man only in circles of people who understand and was assigned female at birth. He describes his experiences being a black female where typically he fared bet...
  10. Juliana Moraes Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Moraes, Juliana, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Aug. 18, 2018
    Topics: Childhood, Dance, Discrimination, Education, Femininity, Hormones, Immigrants, Latinos, Machismo, Mental health, MtFs, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Description: Juliana Moraes tells interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu about her family immigrating to New Jersey from Brazil, and how growing up as a dark-skinned gender non-confirming child has had lasting ...
  11. Lorena Borjas Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Borjas, Lorena, Van Ness, Lorenzo
    Date: Jun. 11, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Deportation, Friendships, Hormones, Human rights, Immigrants, MtFs, Partners (LGBTQ), Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Visibility
    Subject: Lorena Borjas Community Fund, Sylvia Rivera Law Project
  12. 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...