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  1. Interview with Mylo Mendez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Mendez, Mylo
    Date: Jun. 11, 2019
    Topics: Anarchism, Arts, Childhood, Coming out, Education, Family members, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender role, Gender studies, Gentrification, Health care, Jiu-jitsu, Machismo, Martial arts, Marxism, Masculinity, Politics, Pronoun, Punk, Self-defence, Sexual identity, Thai boxing, Transgender identity, Transgender people, Vegans, Women's studies, Zines
    Subject: Bancho MMA, Florence Johnston Collective, Otion Front Studios, Parsons School of Design, Physical Culture Collective, Queer Fight School, Silent Barn, Silvia Federici, Students Against Cruelty to Animals (SACA), The New School, Unity and Struggle, University of Texas - Austin (UT Austin), We're Hir, We're Queer
    Description: In this interview Mylo Mendez shares hir ongoing work with creating queer and trans self-defense. Ze discusses hir evolution as an artist, currently working in zines, as well as hir involvement wit...
  2. Interview with Jackson Reddy

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Reddy, Jackson
    Date: May 29, 2019
    Topics: AIDS activists, Alcoholism, Anti-transgender violence, Artists, Black people, Buddhism, Childhood, Comedians, Coming out, Education, Family members, Fathers, Gay liberation, Gender diversity, Hormones, Internalised homophobia, Media, Music, Pronoun, Psychotherapy, Sexual abuse, Transgender community, Transgender culture, Transgender people, Writers
    Subject: Black Trans TV, Malcolm X, Marsha P. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., Shayna Matteski, Soka Gakkai International, Sylvia Rivera
    Description: Jackson Reddy reflects on their family dynamics and how these relationships shaped their growth. They also touch upon the role of trauma and the process of healing, especially in terms of self-care...
  3. Interview with Farah Khimji

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Khimji, Farah
    Date: May 22, 2019
    Topics: African cultures, Aggression, Capitalism, Childhood, Coming out, Cultures, Family members, Feminists, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Gujarati diaspora, Health care, Homophobia, Insurance, Islam, Labour movement, LGBTI community, Machismo, Marxism, Microaggressions, Pronoun, Religions, Trade unions, Transphobia
    Subject: Callen-Lorde Health Center, LIES, Teen Cosmo, Teen Vouge
    Description: Farah Khimji discusses living at the intersection of being non-binary, Ismaili Muslim and an atheist. They are the co-founder of LIES, a materialist feminist journal exploring theories and experien...
  4. Interview with Gogo Graham

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Graham, Gogo
    Date: May 10, 2019
    Topics: Camp, Childhood, Christianity, Clubs, Coming out, Fashion designers, Fashion--Japanese influences, Gay identity, Harassment, Hormones, Internet, Media, Microaggressions, MtFs, Music, Plastic surgery, Pop music, Rape, Social media, Step families, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Verbal abuse, Violence
    Subject: Asian Pacific Island Community Health Association (APICHA), Cecilia Gentilly, Hussein Chalayan, Kaden Ho, Raygun Hugo, RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race, Spectrum, The University of Texas - Austin, Tumblr, Yohji Yamamoto
  5. 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 ...
  6. Interview with Ash Stephens

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Ash Stephens
    Date: Apr. 19, 2019
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Black people, Butches, Change of name, Childhood, Christianity, Education, Family members, Femininity, Gay men, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gentrification, Higher education, Lesbian culture, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Military, Movement (LGBTQ), Older people, Police patrol--Surveillance operations, Politics, Pronoun, Religions, Social classes, Soft butches, Transgender community, Transgender culture, Transgender identity, Transgender people
    Subject: Bible Belt, Black Hollywood, Brooklyn Bail Fund, Georgia Southern University, Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, University of Illinois at Chicago
    Description: Ash recounts growing up in a southern Bible Belt community. He details his journey from Georgia to Chicago where he completed his higher-level education and met his “chosen family.” Ash is currentl...
  7. 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...
  8. Interview with Capri Kasai

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Kasai, Capri
    Date: Mar. 19, 2019
    Topics: Black people, Body image, Child abuse, Childhood, Climatic changes, Conservatism, Disaster medicine, Divorce, Environmental justice, Environmentalism, Femininity, Film, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender fluid, Gender identity, Gender role, Health care, Homophobia, Internet, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Liberalism, Masculinity, Military, Misogyny, Moving, Household, Music, Parents (LGBTQ), Politics, Polygamy, Public health, Queer theory, Racism, Religions, Skinheads, Southern States, Visibility, Writers
    Description: Capri recounts their childhood in a military family and the resulting relocations that their family underwent. They address family dynamics that continue to affect their inner monologue and relatio...
  9. Moira Airington and Nicole White Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Towne, Tyler, Airington, Moira, White, Nicole
    Date: Apr. 15, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Ambulance drivers, Childhood, Colleges, Coming out, Discrimination, Educators, Families, Gender identity, Marriage, Parents of transgender people, Partners (LGBTQ), Passing (gender), Passing (sexuality), Relationships (LGBTQ), Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Moira Airington, Nicole White
  10. Nico Fuentes Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Fuentes, Nico, O'Brien, Michelle Esther
    Date: Feb. 11, 2018
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Colleges, Depression, Direct action, Families, Feminism, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Isolation, Labour, Lesbians, Politics, Racism, Sex shops, Trade unions, Transgender people
    Subject: Nico Fuentes
    Description: Nico Fuentes is a member leader in a current unionization campaign at the Pleasure Chest, a sex toy shop. Beginning with an account of growing up in a Mexican family in West Texas and Oklahoma, she...
  11. Phoenix Danger Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Danger, Phoenix
    Date: Apr. 24, 2017
    Topics: Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Demonstrations, Employment discrimination, Ethnic groups, Families, Gay-straight alliances, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Immigration, Labour, Multiculturalism, Politics, Racism, Relationships (LGBTQ), Substance abuse, Trade unions, Transgender community, Transphobia
    Subject: Babeland, Phoenix Danger
    Description: Phoenix Danger was active in the successful unionization campaign at Babeland, a NYC sex toy shop. In this interview, they recount their early life in suburban New York as the child of Filipino imm...
  12. Joe H. Hernandez Scrapbook, 1943-1965

     
    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Duke University
    Creator: Poffinberger, Alice
    Date: Apr. 2017
    Topics: Drag, Drag community, Female impersonators, Gay men--United States, Printed ephemera, Scrapbooks
    Subject: Joe Hernandez, San Antonio General Depot
    Description: This collection comprises a commercially produced scrapbook (12 x 14.5 inches) containing 50 black-and-white and 102 color photographs, ranging in size from 3.5 x 5 inches to 8 x 10 inches. Hernand...
  13. Kiara St. James Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, St. James, Kiara
    Date: Mar. 6, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Black people, Childhood, Christianity, Civil rights, Drag queens, Education, Families, Femmes, Foster families, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Hormones, Intimate partner violence, MtFs, Night life, Organisations, Politics, Poverty, Racism, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Transgender community, Transgender rights, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia
    Subject: Housing Works, Kiara St. James, New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG)
    Description: Kiara St. James is the CEO and a co-founder of New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG). Here, she recalls the experiences throughout her life that inform her activism and advocacy today as a tr...
  14. Lee Livingston Perine

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Perine, Lee Livingston
    Date: Dec. 22, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Black people, Butch-femme relationships, Children, Coming out, Divorce, Families, Femininity, Gay identity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Marriage, Masculinity, Misogyny, Racism, Sexuality, Sports, Suicide, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transphobia, Twins
    Subject: Donald Trump
    Description: Lee Levingston Perine identifies as a black genderqueer and trans person and was assigned female at birth. They were 38 at the time of the interview. They have an older brother and a fraternal twin...
  15. Boulton and Park Society Publications, 1987-1999

     
    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in GLBT Studies
    Date: Sep. 29, 2016
    Topics: Communities, Crossdressing, Family members, Transgender people
    Subject: Boulton and Park Society, Cynthia Phillips, Gender Euphoria, Linda Phillips, Texas Tea Party, Women Associated with Crossdressers (WACS)
    Description: The Boulton and Park Society Publications contains three newsletters for different aspects of the cross-gender community. These publications were authored and edited by donors, Cynthia and Linda Ph...