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Interview with Zeno Peterson

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Zeno is a wordsmith, performer and educator. He discusses his experience of traumatic narcissism, the difficulty with affirmations, and limitations pronouns have on encompassing an expansive relationship to one’s gender. He speaks about growing up rich and how he used his class as a defense against racism in the suburbs of New Jersey.

Item Information:

Identifier
gb19f605c
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Peterson, Zeno
Contributor(s)
Silverman, Aviva
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
May 28, 2019
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
descarga
hormone normative
Parmenides
traumatic narcissism
Zeno of Elea
Places
New Jersey
New York
Topic(s)
Bathrooms
Black people
Class struggle
Classicists
Gender
Gender identity
Gender role
Heteronormativity
Hormones
Masculinity
Musical theatre
Narcissism
Patriarchy
Pronoun
Racism
Rap (Music)
Sexuality
Transgender people
Upper class
Resource Type
Audio
Text
Language
English
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