Digital Transgender Archive

Dezi Oral History

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Dezi speaks to interviewer Tyler Towne about their childhood in suburban California, growing up with two brothers. They discuss forming a supportive community of queer people in their life and the importance of having a network of queer friends, and the necessity for continued visibility for queer people.

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Identifier
fj236213p
Collection
Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Dezi
Towne, Tyler
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Jul. 11, 2018
Dates Covered
1987 to 2018
Genre
Oral Histories
Subject(s)
Burner Community
Burning Man
Places
New York
California > Santa Clara > Los Gatos
Topic(s)
Acceptance
Coming out
Drugs
Families
Femininity
Friendships
Gender fluid
Gender identity
LGBTI community
Masculinity
Music
Relationships (LGBTQ)
Sexually abused LGBTQ children
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
1 hour 4 minutes 3 seconds
Language
English
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