All posts filed under: trans history

Archivo De La Memoria Trans

archiving oral history / community-based oral history / gay history / oral history / photography / trans history

“Archivo de la Memoria Trans: el proyecto colaborativo que reunió 10.000 fotos.” The Archivo de la Memoria Trans, translated as The Archive of Trans Memory, has collected over 10,000 photos of Trans Latinx folk. According to La Nacion, the project began as a Facebook group to share old photographs of trans people amongst one another, as a way to honour and commemorate queer and trans people before them. The group allowed people to reconnect with […]

Trans Activism Oral History Project – Jude Patton

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Jude talks about generational differences in trans communities and activism, his ongoing and extensive work on knowledge gathering and dissemination, and being an early influence on the board of WPATH. Historical and Geographical Coverage: St. Louis; Sacramento, CA; West Coast USA; 1961-2020 Trans Activism Oral History Project – Presented in Collaboration with the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (project lead, Dr. Elspeth Brown), the Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria, and The ArQuives: Canada’s […]

Trans Activism Oral History Project – Kimberly Nixon

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Kimberly talks about her life and work history as a pilot and about her human rights legal cases that she pursued for over 15 years. Historical and Geographical Coverage: Vancouver, BC, Canada; 1980’s-2020 Trans Activism Oral History Project – Presented in Collaboration with the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (project lead, Dr. Elspeth Brown), the Transgender Archives at the University of Victoria, and The ArQuives: Canada’s LGBTQ2+ Archives. Kimberly Nixon (she/her) interviewed by Dr. Evan […]

Call for Applications: Work Study Interview Coder for queer and trans oral histories (LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory), working with Professor Elspeth Brown.

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We seek a work-study eligible graduate student or advanced undergraduate student with experience in interview coding to code LGBQT2+ oral history interviews. The two oral history projects we’re currently working on are the Trans Activism Oral History Project and the Pussy Palace Police Raid Oral History Project. Successful applicants will be contracted from Spring/Summer May 3, 2021 to Aug 6, 2021 (100 hours) at $26.00 per hour.   This is a work study position. To apply, you must […]

Trans Activism Oral History Project: Lynn Conway Clip #2

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Lynn Conway (she/her) interviewed by Dr. Evan Taylor (they/them)Original recording using Zoom platform on February 4, 2020. Lynn talks about her life history from her 1968 firing from IBM, to her outing and activism in the early 2000’s, as well as her enormously successful online website and organizing. Trans Activism Oral History Project – Presented in Collaboration with the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (project lead, Dr. Elspeth Brown), the Transgender Archives at the University […]

Trans Activism Oral History Project: Lynn Conway

archiving oral history / community-based oral history / oral history / trans history

Lynn Conway (she/her) interviewed by Dr. Evan Taylor (they/them)Original recording using Zoom platform on February 4, 2020. Lynn talks about her life history from her 1968 firing from IBM, to her outing and activism in the early 2000’s, as well as her enormously successful online website and organizing. Trans Activism Oral History Project – Presented in Collaboration with the LGBTQ Oral History Digital Collaboratory (project lead, Dr. Elspeth Brown), the Transgender Archives at the University […]

Trans Oral History JOB POSTING

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Join the Transgender Media Lab and Transgender Media Portal project in 2021!Carleton University / University of Ottawa (Ottawa, ON, Canada)These positions are open to students from any country. Some of the positions are also open to Ontario students who are already in graduate programs.The deadline is coming up soon—February 1. The Transgender Media Lab (TML) at Carleton University investigates the aesthetic, political, and cultural work of audiovisual media created by transgender, Two Spirit, nonbinary, intersex, and gender-nonconforming filmmakers and artists. […]

The Transgender Oral History Project of Iowa

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Oral history projects are seemingly becoming important for the Trans community. As stated by Aiden Bettine, the creator of The Transgender Oral History Project of Iowa in the Daily Iowan, “there’s something really personal about sitting and listening to an oral-history interview where you just become immersed in someone else’s story and their life in a really particular way.” In essence, oral history projects allow trans folks to document and speak of their experiences without […]

The Trans Collection Guide Launch on Youtube!

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Couldn’t make it to the Trans Collection Guide Launch on December 3rd 2020? The session is now up on the UofT Digital Humanities Network’s Youtube! This roundtable discusses the trans holdings of The ArQuives and the histories and futures of trans archival practices. Click here to watch!