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Marcus Arana Oral History

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"Marcus was one of OUTWORDS’ first interviewees. He immediately invited us to call him Tio (Spanish for ‘uncle’). In his personal life, Marcus has battled cancer, physical disabilities, and homelessness. But his spirit, warmth, and wisdom always shine through."

Item Information:

Identifier
k643b135v
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
OUTWORDS
Creator(s)
Arana, Marcus
Contributor(s)
Funk, Mason
Publisher
OUTWORDS
Date Created
Jul. 26, 2016
Dates Covered
1957
1962
1966
1976
1973
2004
1978
1977
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
Advocates for Informed Consent
Anita Bryant
Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS)
Briggs Initiative
Center for Individual Responsibility
Christine Jorgensen
City College of Fresno
Claire Skiffington
Community United Against Violence (CUAV)
Dan White
David Harris
David Rubin
Donald Laub
Dubcoe Park
Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask
George Moscone
Harvey Milk
Human Rights Commission of San Francisco
Humboldt State University
James Green
Joan Baez
John Briggs
Larry Baskin
Lina
Marcus Arana
Octavian Haight
People's Union Co-Op Farm
Pinocchio
Queer Nation
Renee Richards
Rock Hudson
Ronald Reagan
Running Eagle
Steve Dain
Stonewall Parade
Tom Ammiano
Tom Waddell Clinic
Trans March
University of California San Francisco
Places
California > San Francisco County > San Francisco
New York
California
Mexico
California > Fresno County > Fresno
Alaska > Anchorage
California > Santa Clara > Saratoga
Topic(s)
Biphobia
Bisexuality
Child abuse
Civil rights (LGBTQ)
Coming out
Discrimination (LGBTQ)
Feminism
FtMs
Gender identity disorder
Health care for LGBTQ people
Intersex genital mutilation
Intersex people
Lesbian separatism
Lesbians
LGBTQ indigenous people
LGBTQ night life
LGBTQ spirituality
Native Americans (LGBTQ)
Poverty
Public bathroom bills
Queer people
Stonewall riots
Transgender people
Transitioning (Transgender)
Transsexual people
Two-spirit people
Resource Type
Moving image
Language
English
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