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    • Bob Briddick oral history interview and transcript 

      Briddick, Bob (2018-08-07)
      Bob Briddick moved to Houston, Texas in 1974 working in interior design. He joined The Assistance Fund in the late 1980s, working with the organization when it merged into Legacy Health Services in 2005. In 1999, Briddick ...
    • Januari Leo oral history interview and transcript 

      Leo, Januari (2018-07-10)
      Januari Leo is a prominent LGBT activist and advocate. She graduated from the University of Houston with a Masters in Social Work in 2010 and works in the Graduate College of Social Work in Development. She has worked with ...
    • Katy Caldwell oral history interview and transcript 

      Caldwell, Katy (2016-07-26)
      For the past 17 years, Katy Caldwell has been the CEO of Legacy Community Health Services, Inc., a not for profit federally qualified health center which provides low or no cost health, social, and educational services. ...
    • Dee Dee Watters oral history interview and transcript 

      Watters, Dee Dee (2015-08-06)
      Dee Dee Watters is a native Houstonian. As an African-American trans woman, Watters is an activist for inclusion and equality. In 2000, she founded the Transgender Women of Color United for Change (TWCUC) - the first Houston ...
    • Johnny Peden oral history interview and transcript 

      Peden, Johnny (2015-08-05)
      Johnny Peden grew up in the Houston area and attended college at East Texas Baptist University. He attended seminary at Southwestern Baptist. He became involved in Gay Political Caucus and worked on political campaigns for ...
    • Michael C. Webb, Jr oral history interview and transcript 

      Webb, Michael C., Jr. (2015-06-24)
      Michael C. Webb, Jr. was raised in Houston, Texas. He attended high school at Chinquapin Preparatory School in Highlands, Texas, and graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon with a degree in political science. As ...
    • Emma Lou Scott oral history interview and transcript 

      Scott, Emma (2015)
      Emma Lou "Scottie" Scott is a life-long resident of Houston. She taught physical education in the Houston Independent School District for 33 years. She maintained a life-long participation in sports, entering Senior Olympics ...
    • Ron Dupre oral history interview and transcript 

      Dupre, Ron (2014-04-10)
      Ron Dupre is a father of three children, including two gay sons. He is active in Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), the largest family and ally organization dedicated to advancing equality and uniting people ...
    • Janis Hutchinson oral history interview and transcript 

      Hutchinson, Janis (2014-04-01)
      Dr. Janis Hutchinson is a professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Houston. She is a medicial anthropologist, specializing in health issues among peoples of color. She is the author of numerous ...
    • Tye West oral history interview and transcript 

      West, Tye (2014-03-30)
      Tye West is a native Houstonian. He has made equality for the transgender community a top priority in his work, which includes volunteering for organizations such as the Houston chapter of Black Transmen, Inc., Human Rights ...
    • Juan Palomo oral history interview and transcript 

      Palomo, Juan (2014-03-25)
      Juan Palomo was a journalist for more than 20 years. Most of those years were at the Houston Post, as a general assignment reporter, political reporter, foreign correspondent, Washington correspondent, columnist and editorial ...
    • Lorraine Schroeder oral history interview and transcript 

      Schroeder, Lorraine (2013-04-11)
      Lorraine Schroeder was hired as the first director of the LGBTQ Resource Center at the University of Houston in May 2010 when the Center opened. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Education and a Masters Degree in Clinical ...
    • Rosemary Cloud oral history interview and transcript 

      Cloud, Rosemary (2013-03-28)
      Rosemary Cloud has been active in gay rights and advocacy in Houston for more than 20 years. She became involved in PFLAG in the 1990s, serving as president in 2012-2014.
    • Ken Malone oral history interview and transcript 

      Malone, Ken (2013-03-23)
      Ken Malone is a native Houstonian and graduate of the University of Houston. He has been active in the Houston non-profit arena as executive director of The Assistance Fund providing financial and medication assistance to ...
    • Sean Hammerle oral history interview and transcript 

      Hammerle, Sean (2013-03-21)
      Sean Hammerle, a native Texan, grew up in Garland. He attended Louisiana State University, where he majored in political science and English literature. Hammerle lived in Houston for almost 20 years and worked in public ...
    • Henry McClurg oral history interview and transcript 

      McClurg, Henry (2013-03-17)
      Henry McClurg published Houston area gay newspapers for more than 40 years. The self-proclaimed "mayor of Montrose" McClurg was originally from Mississippi spending time in the military before going to work in radio in ...
    • Liz James oral history interview and transcript 

      James, Liz (2013-02-06)
      Liz James was the first full-time staff member and Chief Executive Officer for the Lesbian Health Initiative (LHI). Established in 1992, the Lesbian Health Initiative of Houston, Inc. (LHI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated ...
    • Josephine Tittsworth oral history interview and transcript 

      Tittsworth, Josephine (2012-08-09)
      Josephine Tittsworth was born in Pasadena, Texas and was assigned and raised as a male. She struggled with gender issues and dressed secretly as a woman for most of her life. In 1981 life changed when she contacted an ...
    • Kristian Salinas oral history interview and transcript 

      Salinas, Kristian (2012-03-21)
      Kristian Salinas was born in Alvin, Texas and is the Board President and Artistic Director of QFest, the Houston GLBTQ International Film Festival. QFest is dedicated to promoting the arts that are by, about, and of ...
    • Nick Brines oral history interview and transcript 

      Brines, Nick (2012-03-19)
      Nick Brines moved to Houston in 1988 to study at the University of Houston. Brines has been active with Planned Parenthood, American Heart Association, and Pride Houston. He served as a member of the fundraising committee ...