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  1. 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...
  2. Interview with Tourmaline

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Tourmaline
    Date: Sep. 18, 2019
    Topics: Ableism, Artists, Black people, Black power, Black studies, Christianity, Discrimination, Film, Gender diversity, Gender role, Gentrification, HIV-positive people, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Housing, Kwanzaa, Prisons, Pronoun, Racism, Religions, Trade unions, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Atlanta is a Sea of Bones, Black Panthers, Critical Resistance 10 (CR 10), Curb Resistance, David Farwell, Diane Davies, Faith Soloway, FIERCE, Happy Birthday, Marsha, Invaders, Jay Toole, Joseph DeFilippis, Legacy of Bones, Marcus Garvey, Marsha P. Johnson, Miss Egyptt, Miss Major, Mudbound, Ola Osaze, Queers for Economic Justice, Sasha Warsal, Sylvia Rivera Law Project, Taking Freedom Home, The Door, The House of Lady Snow, Veterans Affairs (VA), Welfare Warriors, Women's Liberation Front
  3. Interview with Jeaux Henry

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Henry, Jeaux
    Date: May 22, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Being in love, Black people, Childhood, Coming out, Crossdressing, Dating, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender role, Health care, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Pronoun, Psychotherapy, Secondary education, Social media, Solidarity, Transgender archives, Transgender community, Transgender people, Visibility, Women
    Subject: Bklyn Boihood, Black Boi Complex, Black Trans TV, Callen-Lorde Health Center, General Education Development (GED), Job Corps, One Medical Group, Racquel Reid, The Lighthouse, Zocdoc
    Description: Jeaux narrates their coming into black trans boihood, from their childhood in Atlanta to their life in New York City today. As the creator of Black Boi Complex, a virtual community for masculine-of...
  4. Interview with Imani Henry

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Henry, Imani
    Date: Mar. 8, 2019
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Afro-caribbeans, Arrests, Black people, Christianity, Cults, Discrimination, Gay pride, Gender minorities, Middle class, Peace movement, Police, Racism, Religions, School facilities, Slavery, Social media, Street violence, Transgender people, Violence, Working class, Youth
    Subject: Black Lives Matter, Black Student Organization, Boston Tech, Christine Lewis, Domestic Workers United, Emerson College, English High, Equality for Flatbush, ICE, James Dobson, Keith Kyler, Ken Livingston, Kimani Grey, Latin Academy, Latin Boston, Malcolm X, National School Walkout Day, Patrick Dorsman, Peoples Monday, Rodney King, Sandra Bland, Sean Bell, Trish Marinara, University of Massachusetts - Lowell (UMass Lowell)
  5. Interview with Che Gossett

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Gossett, Che
    Date: May 3, 2019
    Topics: AIDS education, Arab-Israeli conflict, Archivists, Baptist church, Black people, Black studies, Colonialism, Community centres, Cross-cultural relationships, Education, Femininity, Film, Gay clergy, Gender, Gender studies, Gentrification, HIV/AIDS, Homeless people, Homelessness, Justice, Labour, Military, Politics, Prisons, Pronoun, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Religions, Roman catholicism, Segregation, Thai boxing, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Subject: ACT UP Philly, All of Us or None, Association of Community Organization for Reform Now (ACORN), Audre Lorde Project, Black Panthers, Center for Reserach on Women at Barnard, Critical Resistance, Darby Hickey, David Farwell, Detroit: Yes I Do Mind Dying, Different Avenues, Fox News, Fred Milton, Galaei, George Jackson, Hearts on a Wire, James Baldwin, Jerry Brown, Lambda Literary Retreat, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., Michael Gurden, Native Son, Philadelphia FIGHT, Project Home, Roxbury, Ryan Smith, Ryan White Youth Conference, Street Transgender Action Revolutionaries (STAR), The Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC), Trans Health Conference, Uphams Corner Health Clinic, Yuri Kochiyama
    Description: Che Gossett shares on the left political history of their parents, their time spent in multiple abolitionist, black and queer organizing groups, and their becoming a critical scholar of trans studi...
  6. Interview with Andrea Abi-Karam

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Abi-Karam, Andrea
    Date: Jun. 21, 2019
    Topics: Activists, Anti-fascism, Body image, Capitalism, Childhood, Counterculture, Depression, Divorce, Family members, Gender minorities, Gentrification, Health care, Hormones, Insurance, Masculinity, Neofascism, Oppression, Physicians, Poetry (LGBTQ), Prisons, Psychiatrists, Religions, Suburbs, Surgery, Tattoos, Terrorism, Transgender people, Zines
    Subject: Ana Mendieta, Elizabeth Bishop, Ghost Ship Fire, GQ, Maryanne Moore, Mills College, New York Police Department (NYPD), Nighboat Books, Sister Spit, Spraytan, Sylvia Plath, They/Them
  7. Interview with Anaïs Duplan

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Duplan, Anaïs
    Date: Jun. 18, 2019
    Topics: Afro-caribbeans, Black people, Body image, Change of name, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Indeterminacy (Linguistics), Intimacy, Poetry (LGBTQ), Time perception, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Center for Afrofuturist Studies, Gennady Aygi, Mount Carmel and the Blood of Parnassus, Paul Celan, Take This Stallion, Terrance Hayes
  8. 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...
  9. Chanel Lopez Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lopez, Chanel, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 31, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Adolescence, Appearance, Change of name, Christianity, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag balls, Drag community, Drugs, Families, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Isolation, Mental health, Role models, Schools, Self-acceptance, Transgender community
    Subject: Anti Violence Project, Bronx Community Pride Center, Crash Club
    Description: Transgender communities liaison Chanel Lopez details her experience as a Latinx trans woman in both New York and the Dominican Republic. Lopez opens up to interviewer Sebastian Castro Niculescu abo...
  10. Akasha Barker Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Barker, Akasha, Niculescu, Sebastián Castro
    Date: Jul. 12, 2018
    Topics: Adolescence, Androgyny, Arrests, Arts and entertainment occupations, Beauty schools, Body image, Change of name, Drugs, Education, Family members, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Isolation, LGBTI community, Mental health, Music, NGOs, Police brutality, Sexually abused LGBTQ children, Support groups, Transgender community, Transgender people
    Description: In this conversation with interviewer Sebastián Castro Niculescu, entertainer Akasha Barker (she/her/hers & they/them/theirs) discusses her journey with her gender identity during the HIV/AIDS epid...
  11. Kyle Katz Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Yesner, Lenni, Katz, Kyle
    Date: Apr. 29, 2017
    Topics: Butches, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Depression, Femininity, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, Hormones, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Night life, Relationships (LGBTQ), Single parent families, Soft butches, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Kyle Katz
  12. Jamie Bauer Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Bauer, Jamie
    Date: Jun. 5, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Age, Childhood, Civil rights, Clothing, Coming out, Dating, Demonstrations, Drugs, Ethnic groups, FtMs, Gay rights, Gender diversity, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Lesbian community, Liberation movements, Politics, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Therapists, Transgender community, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Violence, Work situation
    Subject: ACT-UP, Anita Bryant, Jamie Bauer, Women's Pentagon Action
    Description: Jamie Bauer recounts their childhood and adolescence growing up in New York City’s Stuyvesant Town, resisting family pressure to conform to normative gender expressions and discovering butch femme ...
  13. Anna Keyes Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Maya, Elliott, Keyes, Anna
    Date: Jul. 14, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Artists, Bullying, Childhood, Colleges, Coming out, Depression, Ethnic groups, Families, Film, Film studies, Gender identity, Gender relations, Gender role, Health care, Hormones, MtFs, Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Public facilities, Relationships (LGBTQ), Representation, Self-acceptance, Social media, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Anna Keyes