Summary: Caitlin talks about being involved in the Gay Straight Alliance and Third Wave, student groups at her high school. She identifies as bisexual and talks about how it took her until college to fully realize that. She also discusses LGBT community on Grinnell’s campus and her involvement with Grinnell intersectional vegans and the union for Grinnell dining student workers.
Summary: In this interview, Hannah discusses growing up in a Chicago suburb, and not having a sense of belonging. As she moved to Grinnell, IA for college, she discusses how she has found her people and no longer feels isolated.
Interview Location: Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA
Place of Birth: Champaign-Urbana, IL
Birth Year: 1995
Interviewer: May Kurata
Summary: Lucid Thomas discusses his childhood, teenage years, and how he was often the only “girl” amongst his friends while also trying to “suck” at being a girl. In college, he discusses discomfort with campus queer culture, including being misread as a “straight ally.” Thomas also discusses how he continues to navigate being woke at a small liberal arts college, and being trans, a man, an artist, and an activist.
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