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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 ...
    • Bryan Hlavinka oral history interview and transcript 

      Hlavinka, Bryan (2012-03-18)
      Bryan Hlavinka grew up in Brazoria, TX. He has lived in Houston for more than 20 years working as a consultant in the oil industry. He is a LGBT activist and volunteer, well known for his work on KPFT 90.1 FM "Queer Voices," ...
    • Burton Bagby-Grose oral history interview and transcript 

      Bagby-Grose, Burton (2010-03-27)
      Burton Bagby-Grose is a seventh generation Texan, licensed American Baptist minister and a seminarian at Andover Newton Theological School. He is openly gay and was legally married to his husband at the historic First ...
    • Cristan Williams oral history interview and transcript 

      Williams, Cristan (2010-03-10)
      Cristan Williams is a trans historian and advocate for the transgender community. She started the first trans homeless shelter in the South and co-founded the first federally funded trans-only homeless program. She is the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Delma Cummings oral history interview and transcript 

      Cummings, Delma (2012)
      Delma Cummings was born July 30, 1939 in Texas. She grew up in Aldine, Texas. She worked for 30 years for Southwestern Bell. Cummings was very active in the LGBT community, serving on the board of directors for Lesbians ...
    • Denis Flanigan oral history interview and transcript 

      Denis Flanigan (2011-03-22)
      Denis Flanigan is a Licensed Psychologist in private practice in Houston. He received his M.S. in Psychology and Ph. D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Florida. In addition to clinical work and research ...
    • Donna Garrett oral history interview and transcript 

      Garrett, Donna (2012-03-17)
      Donna Garrett was born in 1951 and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She moved to Houston in 1980. She is a writer and performer of drama and poetry.
    • 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 ...
    • Gary Brewton oral history interview and transcript 

      Brewton, Gary (2010-03-25)
      Dr. Gary W. Brewton is an American Board of Internal Medicine certified physician currently residing in Houston, TX. Brewton was one of the first doctors in Houston to work with people with HIV infection and AIDS. He has ...
    • 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 ...
    • Jack Valinski oral history interview and transcript 

      Jack Valinski (2010-07-24)
      Jack Valinski moved to Houston in 1981. He came to work for an ABC affiliate, 97 Rock, now Mix 96.5. He began listening to the KPFT show Wilde-N-Stein and its host Ray Hill and was soon volunteering to run the audio board. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Jerry Atwood oral history interview and transcript 

      Jerry Atwood (2011-03-22)
      Jerry Atwood moved to Houston in 1972 and worked for nearly 40 years as an Engineer. A professional pianist, he started a successful music business with Rick Comeaux performing for men's society gigs, and at Ovations in ...
    • John Heinzerling oral history interview and transcript 

      Heinzerling, John (2011-03-18)
      John Heinzerling has lived in Houston since 1954. He has worked in commercial real estate for most of his life. He was President of the Diana Foundation from 2006-2011. The Diana Foundation is focused on assisting and ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...