Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects

The Smithsonian has published the book American History in 101 Objects and the BBC and British Museum has developed A History of the World in 100 Objects. The Museum of Transgender History and Art (MOTHA) has flipped this traditional series on its head with the opening of Transgender Hirstory in 99 Objects: Legends and Mythologies. […]

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My Activist Life

One April morning in 2004 it was announced that George W. Bush would be coming to speak in Buffalo. Adamantly opposed to the war in Iraq since the very start, several classmates and I decided that we wanted to go and protest in front of Kleinhans Music Hall, where he was speaking. Unfortunately, I was […]

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The Activist Museum

The words “activism” and “museums” are not often spoken in the same breath unless you are referring to a new exciting exhibition installation.  Last week, community activist and documentarian, Iris Morales, provided the possibility for those two words to be strung together. During Ms. Morales’ visit to Cooperstown, we screened her documentary Palente! Siempre Palente! […]

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