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  1. Donna Sachet Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Sachet, Donna
    Date: Jul. 27, 2016
    Topics: Child abuse, Coming out, Drag, Drag queens, Gay bars, Gay Christians, Gay community, Gay men, Gay movement, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Lipsynching, Methodist Church, Police harassment, Stonewall riots
    Subject: ACT UP, Bette Davis, Beverly Sills, Black Cat Bar, Campus Crusade for Christ, Donna Sachet, Donna Summer, Empress of San Francisco, Fire Island, Gay Men's Chorus, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), GLAAD Media Awards, Joan Crawford, José Sarria, Juanita More, Judy Garland, Mark Leno, Miss Gay San Francisco, Perry Ellis, Shanti Project, Tavern Guild, The Celluloid Closet, Trannyshack
    Description: "In July 2016, Donna invited OUTWORDS to record her story at her stylish home just above the Castro in San Francisco. She talked honestly about her wretched childhood, and the freedom she finally f...
  2. Bradley Picklesimer Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Picklesimer, Bradley
    Date: Mar. 28, 2018
    Topics: Anti-gay violence, Berdache, Drag, Drag queens, Gay discos, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Hormones, Police raids, Porn films (LGBTQ), Sexual assault, Siblings, Stonewall riots, Transitioning (Transgender), Transvestites
    Subject: ACT UP, AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), Bernard Jay, Bradley Picklesimer, Café LMNOP, Chi Chi LaRue, Club Agogo, Courtney Act, David Bowie, Divine, Francis Marion Picklesimer, Henry Faulkner, Jayne County, Judy Garland, Lee Angelique, Martha Lynn Stone, Miss Bradley, Sweet Evening Breeze, The Montparnasse, The Thrusters, Wade Littrell
    Description: "For his OUTWORDS interview in March 2018, Bradley very generously traveled from Meally to a friend’s home in surprisingly queer Lexington, Kentucky. Bradley’s stories were epic with detail and emo...
  3. Valda Prout Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Prout, Valda
    Date: Aug. 6, 2016
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Coming out, Drag, Drag balls, Drag queens, Gay bars, Gender confirming surgery, Hair removal, Homophobia, Hormone therapy (Gender), Police harassment, Police raids, Racism, Segregation, Slurs, Theater, Transgender Black people, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, West Indian Americans
    Subject: Agassiz Village, Auntie Mame, Dorothy Mallory, Dr. Risch, George L. Prout, Jacques, La Belse, Mae Bonds, Paul Robeson, Phil Black, Punch Bowl, Summer Stock, Valda Prout
    Description: "Today, Valda lives in a small apartment just north of Logan Circle in Washington DC, a short walk from the African American Civil War Memorial, which honors the more than 200,000 black soldiers wh...
  4. Nancy Nangeroni Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Nangeroni, Nancy
    Date: Feb. 8, 2018
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Coming out, Conservatives, Family members, Feminism, Gender dysphoria, Genderqueer people, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Lesbians, LGBTQ chosen families, Medicalisation, Motorcycling accidents, Murders of LGBTQ people, Public bathroom bills, Radio (LGBTQ), Trans women, Transgender activism, Transgender people, Transgender political activists, Transgenderism, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Transsexual people
    Subject: Adrienne Lynch, Barack Obama, Barney Frank, Bathroom Act, Bay Windows, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Brandon Teena, Caitlyn Jenner, Chanelle Pickett, Christine Jorgensen, Deborah Forte, Donald Trump, Emily Rooney, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), GenderTalk, Gordene Olga Mackenzie, Gunner Scott, Gwendolyn Ann Smith, Holly Boswell, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Kate Bornstein, Lynn Conway, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), Merissa Sherrill Lynn, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Nancy Nangeroni, Napoleon Hills, Renee Richards, Riki Anne Wilchins, Rita Hester, Senior Action in a Gay Environment (SAGE), The Village Voice, Think and Grow Rich, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Transgender Nation, Transgender Tapestry, Transsexual Menace, Virginia Stephenson, Yvonne Cook-Riley
    Description: "OUTWORDS traveled to Albuquerque in February 2018 to interview Nancy at the home she shares with Gordene. Nancy is at work on her memoir and serves on the board of the TG Resource Center in Albuqu...
  5. Marcus Arana Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Arana, Marcus
    Date: Jul. 26, 2016
    Topics: Biphobia, Bisexuality, Child abuse, Civil rights (LGBTQ), Coming out, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Feminism, FtMs, Gender identity disorder, Health care for LGBTQ people, Intersex genital mutilation, Intersex people, Lesbian separatism, Lesbians, LGBTQ indigenous people, LGBTQ night life, LGBTQ spirituality, Native Americans (LGBTQ), Poverty, Public bathroom bills, Queer people, Stonewall riots, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Advocates for Informed Consent, Anita Bryant, Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS), Briggs Initiative, Center for Individual Responsibility, Christine Jorgensen, City College of Fresno, Claire Skiffington, Community United Against Violence (CUAV), Dan White, David Harris, David Rubin, Donald Laub, Dubcoe Park, Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask, George Moscone, Harvey Milk, Human Rights Commission of San Francisco, Humboldt State University, James Green, Joan Baez, John Briggs, Larry Baskin, Lina, Marcus Arana, Octavian Haight, People's Union Co-Op Farm, Pinocchio, Queer Nation, Renee Richards, Rock Hudson, Ronald Reagan, Running Eagle, Steve Dain, Stonewall Parade, Tom Ammiano, Tom Waddell Clinic, Trans March, University of California San Francisco
    Description: "Marcus was one of OUTWORDS’ first interviewees. He immediately invited us to call him Tio (Spanish for ‘uncle’). In his personal life, Marcus has battled cancer, physical disabilities, and homeles...
  6. Phyllis Randolph Frye Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Frye, Phyllis Randolph
    Date: Jun. 1, 2017
    Topics: Activists (LGBTQ), Harassment, Judicial power, Lawyers, People in the military (LGBTQ), Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people
    Subject: Ernest McGowan, International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy, Lifetime Achievement Award, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Pro Tem Johnny Goyen, ROTC, Shannon Minter, Texas A & M, Transgender Foundation of America, University of Houston
    Description: "OUTWORDS interviewed Judge Frye at her Houston office in May 2017."
  7. Jamison Green Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Green, Jamison
    Date: May 12, 2017
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Children of LGBTQ people, Gender identity, Transgender activism
    Subject: Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, Becoming a Visible Man, Jamison Green, Manchester Metropolitan University, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: Interview with Jamison Green, conducted by Mason Funk on May 12, 2017.
  8. Joanne and Julie Nemecek Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Nemecek, Julie, Nemecek, Joanne
    Date: Jul. 17, 2017
    Topics: LGBTQ Baptists, Marriage, Transgender people
    Subject: Bethel College, Christine Jorgensen, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Joanne Nemecek, Julie Nemecek, Michigan Equality, PFLAG, Renee Richards, Roberts Wesleyan College, Soulforce, Spring Arbor University, Susan Stanton
    Description: Interview with Joanne and Julie Nemecek, conducted by Mason Funk on July 17, 2017.
  9. Kylar Broadus Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Broadus, Kylar
    Date: Aug. 7, 2016
    Topics: Activists (LGBTQ), Authors, Gender dysphoria, Law, Political science, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Billy Tipton, Central Methodist University, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Freedom Center of Social Justice, Kylar Broadus, Lavender Law Conference, National Enquirer, National LGBTQ Task Force, Pioneer Award, Sue J. Hyde Award for Longevity in the Movement, Trans People of Color Coalition, University of Missouri School of Law
    Description: Interview with Kylar Broadus, conducted by Mason Funk on August 7th, 2016.
  10. Oral History Interview with Anton Black

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project
    Creator: Black, Anton
    Date: Feb. 22, 2018
    Topics: Activism (LGBTQ), Androgyny, Christians (LGBTQ), Drag, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, People of colour (LGBTQ), Same-sex marriage, Sexuality
    Subject: Agoraphobia, Anton Black, Elmwood Park, PRISM Foundation, Roanoke Pride
    Description: Interviewer: Caitlyn Lewis; Kitty Bridgewater Interviewee: Anton Black Date: 22 February 2018 Duration: 66:22 Transcription prepared by: Caitlyn Lewis
  11. Oral History Interview with an Anonymous Person

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 24, 2017
    Topics: Bounty hunters, Drug control, HIV/AIDS, Queer Christians, Sex work, Substance abuse, Transvestites
    Subject: Backstreet Cafe, Campbell Avenue, Galax Police Department, Highland Avenue, Police Brutality, Roanoke College, Roanoke Police Department Vice Squad, Salem Avenue, The Park
    Description: Oral History Interview with Anonymous1 Interviewers: Roanoke College students Date: 24 February 2017 Location: Downtown Roanoke Duration: 52:17
  12. Shannon Minter Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Minter, Shannon
    Date: Aug. 7, 2017
    Topics: Christian communities, Christians (LGBTQ), Coming out, Family members, Homophobia, Lesbians, LGBTQ spirituality, Marriage, Parental acceptance, Small cities, Trans men, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Faith in America, Larry Jackson, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), Romeo and Juliet, Shannon Minter
    Description: "OUTWORDS was honored to sit down with Shannon in August 2016, at the tail end of the Lavender Law conference in Washington DC. Shannon was clearly exhausted, and perhaps for this reason, very refl...
  13. Ladyboy Gigi Raven Wilbur Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Wilbur, Ladyboy Gigi Raven
    Date: Jun. 1, 2017
    Topics: Androgyny, BDSM, BDSM community, Bisexual literature, Bisexual movement, Bisexual people, Catharsis, Christianity, Exorcism, Femininity, Gay pride, Intersex genital mutilation, Intersex identity, Intersex people, Learning disabilities, LGBTQ spirituality, LGBTQ suicide, Medicalisation, Paganism, Passing (gender), Radio programs, Sex education, Sexual freedom, Switches, Tantric sex
    Subject: After Hours: Queer Radio with Attitude, Aphrodite's Temple, BiNet USA, Carol Queen, Celebrate Bisexuality Day, Doc Duhon, Exhibitionism for the Shy, Fritz Klein, Jay, Kinsey Scale, Klein Sexual Orientation Grid, Ladyboy Gigi Raven Wilbur, Michael Page, Real Live Nude Girl, Sex Out Loud, The Dominant's Handbook: An Intimate Guide to BDSM, The Leather Daddy and the Femme, Tristan Taormino, Wendy Curry, Westheimer Art Festival
    Description: "In June 2017, the OUTWORDS interview team drove down a quiet lane with no sidewalks in semi-rural northwest Houston, arriving at the house Gigi shares with his partner J. After scouting the home f...
  14. Miss Major Griffin-Gracy Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Griffin-Gracy, Miss Major
    Date: Jul. 27, 2016
    Topics: Black people (LGBTQ), Catholic Church, Drag, Drag queens, Gay men, Gender confirming surgery, LGBTQ clubs, Misogyny, Murders of LGBTQ people, Normalisation, Passing (gender), Police, Sex work, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Sissies, Stonewall riots, Substance abuse, Trans men, Trans women, Transgender Black people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Women's movement
    Subject: Ashley, Christine Jorgensen, Cookie, Evelyn, Grandma Cerils, Helen, Judy Garland, Kitty, Madison Society, Major!, Marcus Arana, Marsha P. Johnson, Mattachine Society, Miss Major, Monica, Natalie Wood, National Lawyers Guild, Puppy, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera
    Description: "OUTWORDS caught up with Miss Major in the summer of 2016, at the Oakland apartment she shared with her son."
  15. Elizabeth Coffey-Williams Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Coffey-Williams, Elizabeth
    Date: Aug. 8, 2016
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, HIV/AIDS, Trans women, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Cookie Mueller, Divine, Donna Reed, Elizabeth Coffey-Williams, Female Trouble, John Waters, Johns Hopkins Gender Identity Clinic, Mink Stole, Multiple Maniacs, Pat Moran, Pink Flamingos, The Carry On Thrift Shop
    Description: "When we arrived to record Elizabeth’s OUTWORDS interview in August 2016, she said, 'Put your camera wherever you want' – and then proceeded to tell us exactly where to put it. That’s Elizabeth: fu...