Digital Transgender Archive

Alejandra Rodriguez Oral History

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In this oral history, Alejandra Rodriguez speaks about immigrating from Mexico to the United States as a young adult to escape the intense discrimination they were suffering. Alejandra speaks about coming out as trans and recently transitioning.

Item Information:

Identifier
z029p503q
Collection
Oral Histories with People of Color
Institution
NYC Trans Oral History Project
Creator(s)
Rodriguez, Alejandra
Oloya-Santiago, Tamara
Publisher
New York Public Library
Date Created
Aug. 21, 2017
Dates Covered
1974 to 2017
Genre
Oral Histories
Subject(s)
Community Healthcare Network (CHN)
Places
New York
Mexico
Mexico City > Cuauhtémoc Borough
New York > Queens
New York > Bronx County > Bronx
Topic(s)
Activists
Discrimination
Employment discrimination
Families
Hormones
Immigrants
MtFs
Partners (LGBTQ)
Transgender community
Transgender people
Transitioning (Transgender)
Transphobia
Resource Type
Audio
Digital Format
duration: 34 minutes 5 seconds
Language
Spanish; Castilian
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