Authors

Document Type

Oral History

Interviewee

Connelly Akstens

Year of Graduation

1968

Duration

57 minutes

Date

3-20-2017

Description

This conversation represents an oral history interview with a Holy Cross alum who graduated in 1968. Highlights of this conversation include reflections on living as a closeted transgender person at Holy Cross in the 1960's and her transgender outreach efforts following her time at Holy Cross.

Interview keywords: activists, academics, basketball, closet, colleges, coming out, communities, compartmentalisation, Digital Transgender Archive, conferences, educators, free inquiry, intersex, Jesuit, musicians, provision of information, relationships, Roman Catholicism, sports, sportspersons, students, transgender community, transgender identity, transgender people, writers

Interviewer

Michael DeSantis

Comments

Includes transcript and audio recording.

Rights Statement

Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the copyright owner.

Akstens - GLBTQ Oral History.mp3 (76534 kB)
Akstens interview audio recording

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