11 February 2015

Transgender History Project at the U of M

  • For the week of February 15th, 2015
    Lisa Vecoli, curator of the Tretter Collection of GLBT Studies, talks about the library’s grant to study transgender experiences in the Upper Midwest

  • Part 1

    Part 1
    (1:09) History of the Tretter Collection; (4:44) Other GLBT history collections; (6:00) Unique collections in the library; (7:49) The Tawani Foundation grant for transgender histories and experiences; (11:13) The varying definitions of transgender

  • Part 2

    Part 2
    (:15) What the oral history project will provide for scholars and researchers; (3:10) Transgender experiences in the Upper Midwest; (5:13) The process of gathering the oral histories; (8:22) Collected material from the passage of same-sex marriage in MN