Digital Transgender Archive

Chase Strangio Oral History

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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 prisoner and trans woman Chelsea Manning. Strangio reflects on the rise of anti-trans legislation nationally, the missteps of the LGBTQ rights movement, and the limits and role of legal advocacy in social movements. Strangio also recounts their own growing up, politicization and radicalization, and their prior work with the Sylvia Rivera Law Project (SRLP).

Item Information:

Identifier
5425k981b
Collection
Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Strangio, Chase
O'Brien, Michelle Esther
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Oct. 12, 2018
Dates Covered
1982 to 2018
Genre
Oral Histories
Subject(s)
Chelsea Manning
Places
Massachusetts > Suffolk County > City of Boston > Boston
New York
Topic(s)
Activists
Gender identity
Imprisonment
Judaism
Law
Lawyers
Legal process
Movement (LGBTQ)
Transgender people
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
Duration: 1 hour 49 minutes 55 seconds
Language
English
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