All posts filed under: oral history

AIDS Activist History Project: A History of AIDS Activism in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Nova Scotia

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Check out the AIDS Activist History Project: A History of AIDS Activism in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, and Nova Scotia This project features 60+ interviews from these locations with both dates and transcripts available! The site also links to a myriad of ephemera, features, and memorial pages. (Images taken from project website) More of the project hereCheck out The Collab on our other platforms here

Pussy Palace Oral History Project: Why?

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Pussy Palace Oral History Project narrator, Renee Racine, was a security volunteer at the September 14, 2000, bathhouse — the night the event was raided by Toronto police. She later testified in court in defense of two fellow security volunteers charged with contravening the Liquor License Act in Her Majesty the Queen v. Hornick and Aitcheson (OCJ, 2001). Both on the stand in 2001 and on the record 20 years later, Racine reflects on the intentions of the Pussy Palace […]

Blogpost on The Louisiana Trans Oral History Project

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Much like other trans oral history projects, the Louisiana Trans Oral History Project aims to share, preserve and document the trans experience. The project was founded in 2020 and currently has 12 interviews on their website. An unusual but refreshing and interesting aspect of the project is that in these 12 interviews, 2 members of the project’s core team share their story. Both Dre Tarleton and Emmie Saux talk about their experience with gender identity […]

ACT UP Oral History Project

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Check out The ACT UP Oral History Project! The ACT UP Oral History Project is a collection of interviews with surviving members of the AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, New York. The project features over a hundred video interviews of US activists from 2002-2015! (Images taken from ACT UP Oral History Project website) More of the project can be found here: http://www.actuporalhistory.org/ Make sure to check us out on our other platforms using this link: […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DIGITAL EXHIBIT DESIGNER!

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This full-time three-month position, starting in mid-September 2021, is funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council grant supporting the LGBTQ Oral History Collaboratory. HOW TO APPLY? Visit the Chair in Transgender Studies website and review the full posting. Send your updated resume and cover letter to transchair@uvic.caPosting Closes August 23, 2021

PPOHP: Phase 2

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The Pussy Palace Oral History Project is wrapping up interviews and moving to phase 2! Our interviews have asked narrators to speak to a variety of themes including aesthetics, sense memory, inclusivity, policing, and queer sex culture. You can look forward to new video shorts using the interview footage. Make sure you follow us on all our other social media platforms to stay up to date.   What kind of videos would you like to see?  Pussy Palace logo […]