Lindsey, Ian-Meredythe

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Lindsey, Ian-Meredythe

Interviewer

Zackary Caron

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Ian-Meredythe Lindsey moved around often during their childhood due to their parents being transferred for jobs. They lived in Oregon, Colorado, and finally Maine. Ian-Meredythe identifies as a non-binary transgender individual who considers themselves pansexual. Ian-Meredythe speaks in depth about their experiences with the erasure of themselves due to their gender identity and sexuality due to those not fitting within the gender-binary. Ian-Meredythe also focused on their experiences within the theatre, as they see very little room for non-binary individuals and storylines within the mainstream theatre productions. Ian-Meredythe focused on their involvement with Equality Maine, as well as their own personal activism to have the state of Maine include non-binary gender designations on drivers licensees, including the public response to the change. They also speak in-depth regarding the work they hope to pursue to further the inclusion of non-binary individuals on additional state forms, as well as their hope to have non-binary gender designations included on international forms, such as passports.

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Publication Date

11-26-2019

City

Portland, Maine

Keywords

Non-binary, transgender, erasure, feminism, pansexuality, bisexuality, theatre, family, healthcare, University of Maryland, University of Southern Maine, gender-binary, marriage, Intersectionality, gender-policing, religion, DMV, Gender designation on official documents, Equality Maine, Maine, Oregon, Colorado

Disciplines

History of Gender | Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Studies | Oral History | Women's Studies

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