Jude Grunder

Date of Interview: February 15, 2020

Interview Location: Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa

Pronouns: They/them

Place of Birth: Champaign, Illinois

Birth Year: 1999

Occupation: Student

Interviewer: Steven Saada

Summary: Jude talks about growing up in small-town Illinois as a multi-racial and gender non-conforming person, their struggles with mental and physical health, and their experiences as a student at Grinnell College.

 

Oliver Lawrence

Photo Artist: Margot Heron

Date of Interview: February 24th, 2020

Interview Location: Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa

Pronouns: They/them

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois

Birth Year: 1998

Occupation: Student

Interviewer: Steven Saada

Summary: Oliver discusses growing up in Illinois, their involvement with Christianity, coming out as bisexual and non binary, and their experience with medical transition in Iowa.