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Date: Time Period: 2015-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33845
Description: Sasha Braun discusses her identity as an intersex woman of color and her activism for other intersex women of color.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27681
Description: Lakshman says there isn’t much of a gay community in Glen Oaks, New York. He explains he has met other gay and bisexual men through the mobile app “Grindr” which is location based, but that there is n ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27680
Description: The South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association, commonly known as SALGA, is a volunteer community group for South Asian "sexual minorities" that live in Queens. SALGA provides a peer, mental health suppo ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:27679
Description: SALGA is known for two major accomplishments. The organization worked to get the Delhi Supreme Court to ban Section 377. The organization also fought to march in the India Day parade, through protesti ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33844
Description: Sasha Braun discusses her desire and hope that younger transwomen of color to have a better life and not have to experience hate and violence. Sasha also says that more progress needs to be made towar ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33846
Description: Sasha Braun discusses the importance of accessibility with regard to education, internet access and physical accomodations.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33843
Description: Sasha Braun discusses how safe she feels in Queens. She continues to discusses the effects of gentrification and how it is driving out the people who cannot afford to stay.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33847
Description: Sasha Braun discusses setting up a safe queer community housing. She plans on expanding once she is able to financially do so.
Date: Time Period: 2000s
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33848
Description: This is an oral history interview of Sasha Braun completed during the LGBTQ Symposium at York College. Sasha Braun is an intersex trans woman of color who is an activist for other trans women of color ... More
Date: Time Period: 1995-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33866
Description: Jimena discusses how when she started to medically transition, it was a little scary. A woman a block away was violently attacked because of her gender identity. Jimena was scared that that kind of vi ... More
Date: Time Period: 1995-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33867
Description: Jimena discusses memories of a young person committing suicide because of bullying and how that became a turning point for Jimena to come out and to speak up for herself.
Date: Time Period: 1995-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33869
Description: Jimena discusses meeting a professor during her time in Hunter College who published an anthology titled "Troubling the Lines," that includes works from transgender and gender non-conforming writers. ... More
Date: Time Period: 1995-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33868
Description: Jimena discusses her ambitions to learn more and explore art more. She then discusses her hopes to stay in Queens in the future, but only time will tell.
Date: Time Period: 1995-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33865
Description: Jimena Lucero was born in Brooklyn but has been living in Woodside, Queens since she was 5 years old. She considers Woodside to be a family oriented neighborhood. Ms. Lucero attended Robert F Wagner H ... More
Date: Time Period: 1990s-2018
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:33842
Description: Sasha Braun discusses using social media as a form of activism. She discusses how social media and mobile devices make news and informatin so much more accessible to people around her age.