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Sebastiane Sacerdoti-Ravenscroft is a non-binary lesbian, who uses they/them/theirs pronouns. They’re currently working on their Graduate degree in Psychology at the University of Southern Maine, as well as working at CIEE Maine, launching a podcast about mental health with their wife, and they are acting Chair of Pride Portland! During the interview, religion, mental health, activism, and family dynamics are discussed, as Sebastiane explains their life in Maine after living in many different places across the globe.


Please cite as: Querying the Past: LGBTQ Maine Oral History Project Collection, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer+ Collection, Jean Byers Sampson Center for Diversity in Maine, University of Southern Maine Libraries.

For more information about the Querying the Past: Maine LGBTQ Oral History Project, please contact Dr. Wendy Chapkis.


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Portland, Maine


Non-binary, trans, gender, lesbian, homophobia, Judaism, Orthodox Jew, Christian, religion, family, autism, bipolar type I, mental health, WMPG, podcast, Pride Portland, mental health, suicidal ideation, Spoons theory, Forks theory, marriage, coming out, school, study abroad, fitting in, London, psychology, San Francisco, Cheer SF, activism, Singapore, Japan, cross-cultural psychology, genocide, Black Panther, Nation of Islam, PCOS


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

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Sacerdoti-Ravenscroft, Sebastiane



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