Date of Interview: February 10, 2019
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.