Dawn Josephine Wilson

Title

Dawn Josephine Wilson

Description

Dawn Wilson shares about her life from her illustrious history of political activism, to her passion for fencing, and her experiences as a trans woman of color throughout. Dawn also talks about personally knowing or having met several important transgender and gender non-conforming individuals, including Monica Helms, Marsha P. Johnson, and Sweet Evening Breeze.

Subject

Childhood
Families.
Hobbies.
Religion
Coming out (Gender identity)
Gender expression.
Transgender identity
Transgender people.
Transgender people--Identity.
Politics and government
African Americans--Social conditions
Politicians
Legislation
Transgender people--Legal status, laws, etc.
Gender identity.
Fencing.
Fencing coaches
Fencing--Training.
Sports.
Discrimination.

Format

video

Identifier

2018oh322_lgbtq019

Interviewer

Adriana Sisko

Interviewee

Dawn Josephine Wilson

Interview Keyword

Discrimination in employment
Employment--Kentucky
Anime
Chicago (Ill.)
Gender identity in sports.
Discrimination in sports
Transgender people--Violence against

Files

wilson.PNG


Citation

“Dawn Josephine Wilson,” OutSouth: LGBTQ+ Oral History Project, accessed December 6, 2019, https://www.nunncenter.net/outsouth/items/show/43.