Digital Transgender Archive

Interview with Kay Gabriel

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Kay Grabriel discusses studying critical theory and literature, her radicalization through Occupy Wall Street and becoming a communist, and her writing as a poet. Kay grew up in a left Jewish family in Canada, and has had a life-long commitment to opposing Zionism. She describes getting hormones over the internet while studying abroad, and entering graduate school as a means to healthcare. She also discusses her struggles with an eating disorder and forms of self-harm. Photo by Matt Grub.

Item Information:

Identifier
p8418n509
Collection
Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Gabriel, Kay
Contributor(s)
O'Brien, Michelle Esther
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Jun. 4, 2019
Genre
Oral Histories
Transcriptions
Subject(s)
Euripides
Jews for Racial & Economic Justice (JFREJ)
Occupy Wallstreet
Places
Ontario > Toronto
New York
Ontario > Ottawa
New York > New York County > Columbia University
Topic(s)
Anarchism
Anarchists
Arab Spring, 2010-
Capitalism
Childhood
Christianity
Class struggle
Classicists
Communism
Crossdressing
Eating disorders
Jews
Modernism
MtFs
Poetry (LGBTQ)
Poets
Self-mutilation
Therapists
Transitioning (Transgender)
Zionism
Resource Type
Audio
Text
Language
English
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