Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Violetta

Transcript (PDF)

Buy

Titles Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project: Interview with Violetta
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Violetta is a "radical faerie liberationist fag" who works with homeless youth. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The interview follows his journey of self-discovery and self-declaration, covering his "confused" sexuality, his community activism and his spirituality. Violetta came of age as a man who has sex with men in the era of AIDS, and he describes the disease as "like depression, a recognizable, consistent, almost reliable feature of my community." As a person who lives on the margins of society, Violetta provides a radical humanist perspective on the United States and his fears and hopes for the future.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
25 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:50:12 running time
Creation Interviewee: Violetta
Interviewer: Davies, Susan
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/07/1995
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 50 (Library Call Number)
AV1996.17.17 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Not Waiting for a Cure Oral History Project'

Transcript

This browser does not support PDFs. Please download the PDF to view it: Download PDF.

User Comments

How Can We Help?

Know Something We Don't?

Please comment below if you are able to:

  • provide any additional information that will help us better understand or interpret these items
  • provide information that clarifies historical context of the item
  • report an error in the description

Comment:

Name and Comment will be displayed publicly.

Name: (required)

E-mail: (required)

I agree to the Terms of Use (required)

If you are a person leave these fields blank.