Shawna Brown and Johana Gourdin

Friends Shawna Brown (34) and Johana Gourdin (26) share a conversation about Black joy and pleasure, queer space, transphobia, restorative justice, community resilience, and accountability. They also talk about the importance of music and movement, how their lives are different...

Official Family Interview

Speaking about blessings and curses can be rough but this was such a good time. My uncle Jay and I dove into what it was and is like to be a part of the LGBTQ+ community along with all that...

Ian Whistler and Ryan Myers

Fiancés Ian Whistler (23) and Ryan Myers (37) talk about their life together, joking about their cats aka “The Women” and sharing some of their favorite memories.

First Interview with Alex Harrow

An amazing interview with Alex Harrow, teacher, author, and absolutely amazing person!

Minority Identities in LGBTQ+ pt.2

Second part continuing the discussion of the experience of not being a mainstream identity in the LGBTQ+ community.

Briiz Jean-Baptiste Vicioso and Ru Hensley

Colleagues Briiz Jean-Baptise Vicioso (19) and Ru Hensley (24) talk about their experiences growing up as young queer people, how their understanding of gender and sexuality has changed over time, and the hopes they have for the work they do...

Frances Vicioso, Regan Hanley, and CoCo Marie

Colleagues and board members of OutFront Kalamazoo Frances Vicioso (34), Regan Hanley (63), and CoCo Marie (46) share their journeys coming into their identities, reflecting on how the queer experience takes shape across different generations and communities. The three also...

Tanner Rock and Alex DeMark

[Recorded Friday, September 15, 2023] Tanner (19) from Chesapeake, Virginia, and Alex (18) also from Chesapeake, Virginia participated in this One Small Step conversation as part of their Public Service Pathways 1-credit UNST course at UVA. Tanner shares how his...

Hopes and Memories

Rex Rivers (Baehr) and William Trego Vance, Junior (Curadh) talk about their hopes and memories.

Barbara Fiebig Bennett Interview

Barbara talks about her experience working in hospitals where gender confirmation surgery was conducted, developing community, and advice for young queer people

Jane Hopke & Scott Acord

Jane, a self-described pansexual with ADHD, grew up in an ultra conservative family with a professor for a father. An awkward child, unable to achieve perfection in school or meet her parents’ other unobtainable standards, Jane turned to food and...

Interview w/Carissa

Just catching up on life. Some heart to heart questions , some fun questions

In Your Own Words with Marquise Adeleye

Originally a celebration of Black History Month, February 2018, Middlebury College's Davis Family Library has initiated a series of oral interviews, "In Your Own Words." In them, Literatures & Cultures Librarian Katrina Spencer engages members of the community who trace...

Practice Interview with Amalie

Amalie and I dive into her family and personal life while entertaining some hypothetical situations.

Just gotta push yourself to be you all the time.

A brief conversation between two Black non-binary people (one who is also trans-identifying) and their struggles with society, growing up and coming to understand gender identity, expression & sexuality.

Outside with Olu!

This is the interview about Olu enjoying her sexuality and her poly relationship

Jami Gramore & Scott Acord

Jami, is an only child for their adopted parents and has a complicated relationship with them mainly because of their gender identity of queer/nonbinary. Throughout their life they have struggled with depression and anxiety, but are working through it with...