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Collection #144

Diana Montford Videos

Record:144
Date:1902 - 2015 (Bulk 1990 - 2015)
Size:1.5 feet (117 videos)

Provenance

This collection was donated by Diana Montford in several donations beginning in 2008.

Scope and Content

Box 1 contains 117 DVDs of episodes of “The Diana Montford Show”, folders for papers of various categories and photographs. Box 2 contains the original VHS tapes and mini digital video cassettes of episodes of “The Diana Montford Show”.

History or Bio

Diana Montford is host of a cable public access interview show, “The Diana Montford Show”, 1990-2015. She is active in Democratic electoral politics and became the first transgender Latina to be elected to public office in New York City when she was elected in 2001 as a New York County Democratic Committee member.

Folder List

Box 1

1. [Personal information]
2. [Electoral politics]
3. [Manhattan Cable]
4. [Transgender rights]
5. [Photos]
6. [8×10 photos]
7. [Photos by Lucia Cammarata]

VIDEO TAPE LIST

1. Diana Montford, first comedy performance at The Comic Strip club, two performances, July 23, 1987

2. Kim Todd, owner and Vice President, of Video Associates, re. acting training
Dr. Theodore Beardsley, Director of Hispanic Society of America, re. the history and work of the research institution, December 27, 1990, pilot episode, never aired

3. Quentin Crisp, re. his life, September 27, 1991

4. Betty Dodson, author of “Sex for One: The Joy of Self-Loving”, re. female sexuality, 1993

5. Nick Freudenberg, Hunter College Center on AIDS, Drugs, and Community Health, re. the politics of AIDS, 1994

6. Ronald B. Hegt, certified public accountant, tax manager at Grant Thornton, 1991, no sound on original
Larry Nyman, associate professor of psychology at City University of New York, 1991, no sound on original
Arn McConnell, co-director and co-writer, and Allen Lewis Rickman, actor, re. the film “Shock! Shock! Shock!”, 1991, no sound on original
Ned Sonntag, animator, re. drawing women’s bodies, undated, no sound on original

7. Carl Strange, Hetrick-Martin Institute, re. gay adolescents, 1994

8. Glorya Whole, entertainer, transgender rights advocate, poet, playwright, re. astrology, 1997

9. Carlos Emanueli and Johanna “L’il Johanna” Pineiro, Pasarela Modeling and Acting Talent, re. the career of modeling and commercial work, 1997

10. Glorya Whole, entertainer, transgender rights advocate, poet, playwright, re. her life and times, 1997

11. Glorya Whole, entertainer, transgender rights advocate, poet, playwright, re. transgender rights, 1997

12. “The Keith Faison Show”, interview with Diana Montford, re. the origins of “The Diana Montford Show”, 1999

13. Julian and Jasmine, Stratas Distribution Systems record label, Stratas Management model agency, and IRE (Inter Race Exists) apparel, re. the music and modeling industries, 2000, deterioration on original

14. Kathryn Freed, Democratic candidate for New York City Public Advocate, first female attorney elected to New York City Council, re. politics, affordable housing, women’s and gay issues, 2001

15. Richard N. Gottfried, New York State Assembly member, re. New York State and New York City housing law, legislation to protect the transgender community, public health, 2002

16. Larry Sauer, openly gay Democratic candidate for New York City Council, re. New York City housing, education, 2001

17. Allen Roskoff, author of the first gay rights bill in the U.S., re. his career as a LGBT rights pioneer, 2002

18. Daniel O’Donnell, attorney, brother of Rosie O’Donnell, re. his candicacy for New York State Assembly member representing the 69th Assembly District, 2002

19. Jonathan Bing, re. his candicacy for New York State Assembly member representing the 73rd Assembly District, 2002

20. Kim Todd, co-owner, Video Associates, re. how to break into show business, 1994

21. Scott Stringer, New York State Assembly member, re. running for re-election, New York City and New York State politics, 2004

22. Barbara Garson, playwright and former Vice Presidential candidate for Socialist Party, and Micah Berul, New York City local organizer, Socialist Party, re. Socialism, 1995

23. Margarita Lopez, openly gay New York City Council member, re. her career in politics and the gay movement, 2004

24. Margarita Lopez, openly gay New York City Council member, re. her candicacy for Manhattan Borough President, 2005

25. Joel M. Roselin, Choice In Dying Society, re. living wills and health proxies, 1991

26. Kim Todd, co-owner Video Associates, re. voiceover work, 1996

27. Connie Ress, co-founder and director of Marriage Equality USA, re. marriage equality, 2004

28. Jeremey-Stuart de Fishberg, fashion designer, re. fashion, 1999

29. Alan J. Gerson, New York City Council member, re. his work on the New York City Council, 2003

30. Carmen Vasquez, Public Policy Director at the New York City LGBT Community Center, re. political and social activism in New York City, 2003

31. Cathy Tauss, make-up artist and owner, the Make-Up Center, and model Edie, re. makeup technique, 2001

32. Fabu LaRue, entertainer, re. her life and career, 1999

33. Rich Wandel, founder, LGBT Community Center National History Archive, re. the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall rebellion, 2009

34. Richard N. Gottfried, New York State Assembly member, re. his life and career, 2010

35. Paul Schindler, editor-in-chief of the Gay City News, re. LGBT issues in the second term of President George W. Bush, 2005

36. Rhea Kahn, support group coordinator, Alzheimer’s Association, re. Alzheimer’s disease, 1994

37. David Serlin, professor of communications and gender studies at University of California, San Diego, re. the history of the gay rights movement, 2005

38. Paisley Currah, executive director of CUNY Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies, founder of Transgender Law and Policy Institute, re. the transgender rights movement, 2005

39. Terry Boggis, director of Center Kids, re. support for LGBT parents and their children and LGBT children, 2009

40. Pedro Angel Serrano, contributor to Out FM Radio on WBAI, re. gay media, 2005

41. Michael Aulito, owner of Paddles S & M club, re. S & M lifestyle and culture, 2008

42. Dr. Gal Mayer, medical director for Callen-Lorde Community Health Center, re. health care for transgender people, 2007

43. Winnie McCroy, managing editor of the New York Blade newspaper, re. the need for gay press, 2004

44. Barbara Warren, psychologist and activist for queer communities, re. the services and history of the New York City LGBT Community Center, 2009

45. Tom Duane, New York State Senator, re. his career as an openly gay politician and his advocacy for disenfranchised groups, 2002

46. Mistress Leda, dominatrix, owner of Arena House of Domination, re. S & M and her career as a dominatrix, undated

47. Michael Aulito and Laura, owners of Paddles S & M club, re. S & M rights, 1999

48. Dean Loren, television personality, attorney, journalist, re. marriage equality and civil rights, 2010
Dean Loren, television personality, attorney, journalist, re. marriage equality and religion, 2010

49. Deborah Glick, New York State Assembly member, first openly gay person elected to New York State Legislature, re. women and the LGBT community and politics, April 22, 2010

50. Kate Bornstein, actor, performance artist, author, re. gender and her experiences as a transgender person, May 6, 2010

51. Rich Wandel, founder, LGBT Community Center National History Archive, re. gay history and the National History Archive, 2012

52. Linda B. Rosenthal, New York State Assembly member, re. her career and New York State politics, August 26, 2010

53. Micah Kellner, New York State Assembly member, re. tenant’s rights and insurance, July 8, 2010

54. “Conversations with Channer”, Harold Channer interview with Diana Montford, re. her life, September 3, 2010

55. Dean Loren, television personality, attorney, journalist, re. the “don’t ask, don’t tell” military policy, September 23, 2010

56. Kate Bornstein, actor, performance artist, author, re. language and identity in the transgender community, December 9, 2010

57. Lydia Radin, activist, re. techniques of activism, March 2, 2012

58. Geoff Kole, comedian, re. getting started in comedy, January 13, 2011

59. Daniel Garodnick, New York City Council member, re. housing in New York City, his career in politics, February 17, 2011

60. Dean Loren, television personality, attorney, journalist, re. marriage equality, March 10, 2011

61. Noah Lewis, attorney with Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund, re. transgender legal issues, April 21, 2011

62. Patricia Harrington, transgender woman, re. lawsuit against New York City to change her birth certificate to reflect her gender, April 21, 2011

63. Joann Prinzivalli, attorney, highest ranking transgender politician in New York State, re. lawsuit against New York City to change birth certificates to reflect gender, April 21, 2011

64. Richard N. Gottfried, New York State Assembly member, re. the transgender rights bill, April 26, 2011

65. Warren Malone, folk singer, musical performances, April 28, 2011

66. Steven Capozzolla, folk singer, musical performances, April 28, 2011

67. Linda Mason, makeup artist, author, re. makeup for transgender women and mature women, July 14, 2011

68. Kim Taylor, head of Being Just Us Modeling Agency, re. the beauty of aggressive women, July 28, 2011

69. Ellen Gesmer, candidate for New York Supreme Court Justice, re. her career as a lawyer and judge, August 4, 2011

70. Dan Quart, candidate for New York State Assembly, re. his work as a pro bono lawyer for tenant’s rights, August 4, 2011

71. Ardranae Byer, aka Data, founder and editor-in-chief of IKONS Magazine, re. the urban professional lesbian lifestyle, February 6, 2012

72. Barbara Jaffe, acting New York State Supreme Court Justice, re. her life and career, August 11, 2011

73. Linda B. Rosenthal, New York State Assembly member, re. New York City housing, carriage horses, fracking, August 18, 2011

74. Carl Siciliano, executive director of the Ali Forney Center, re. assistance for homeless LGBT youth, August 25, 2011

75. Linda Mason, makeup artist, author, re. her life and career, September 1, 2011

76. Linda Mason, makeup artist, author, re. makeup for the mature woman, September 1, 2011

77. Linda Mason, makeup artist, author, re. entrepreneurship and building a business, September 1, 2011

78. Veronica Vera, sex columnist, re. her life and work, September 8, 2011

79. Veronica Vera, sex columnist, sexual liberation advocate, re. cross-dressers, September 8, 2011

80. Marie Mar, attorney, animal rights advocate, re. animal rights issues in New York City, September 29, 2011

81. Colia LaFayette Clark, a founder of the Civil Rights Movement, re. the myth of post-racial society, October 13, 2011
Colia LaFayette Clark, a founder of the Civil Rights Movement, re. the Civil Rights Movement and the Black Liberation Movement, October 13, 2011

82. Kim Taylor, founder and CEO of Just Aggressive Girls Being Just Us Models, re. aggressive women and gender roles, November 28, 2011

83. Kim Taylor, founder and CEO of Just Agressive Girls Being Just Us Models, re. positive representation of aggressive women in society, November 28, 2011

84. Gabe Rodriguez, film director and screenwriter, re. financing film projects, undated

85. Richard N. Gottfried, New York State Assembly member, re. marijuana legalization, “home rule”, undated

86. Melissa Stamps, psychic medium, re. reincarnation, 2015

87. Brook Cerda Guzman, transgender woman, re. her experience as a transgender woman of color, undated

88. Melissa Stamps, psychic medium, re. contact with the dead, her work as a medium, 2015

89. Rosemary Lopez, social worker, re. her life and her work as a social worker, 2010
Lucia Cammarata, poet, re. her life, readings of her poetry, episode cuts off on original, undated

90. Joann Prinzivalli, transgender activist, the only transgender woman elected official in New York State, Democratic Party district leader, re. the backlash to transgender rights, undated

91. Arturo Perez, dance instructor, re. dance therapy, undated

92. Michael L. Taylor, founding member of the nation of Israel, and Shannon Taylor, president of Blacks and Jews and Conversation, re. the Holocaust, undated

93. Guy Sanders, first responder on September 11, 2001, re. his struggle to receive government assistance for his cancer treatment, image distorted and no sound until 6:05 on original, undated

94. Bo Blaze, alternative lifestyle coach, author of “50 Shades of Curious: BDSM For Beginners”, re. ethical non-monogamy, undated

95. Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker, Army veteran, transgender activist, housing activist, re. gentrification, August 11, 2015

96. Dr. C.P. Schooler, re. heart disease, 1994, sound cuts out intermittently until 2:55 on original

97. Joann Prinzivalli, transgender elected politician, re. her experience as a transgender woman marrying a woman, 2010

98. Lucia Cammarata, photographer, re. her photography of agressive girls, undated

99. Daniel O’Donnell, New York State Assembly member, re. his role in the passing of the New York State Marriage Equality Bill, his family history, July 7, 2011

100. Michael Aulito, owner and founder of Paddles S & M club, re. a tour of Paddles, May 2008

101. Natasha Berezhnaya, fashion designer, and AIG, rapper, and models, re. fashion and music, September 25, 2012

102. Lucia Cammarata, poet, re. poetry and readings of her poems, 2010

103. Bo Blaze, alternative lifestyle coach, re. alternative sexuality, S & M, May 22, 2012

104. Deirdre and John, recently laid-off workers, re. the struggle of joblessness, August 2, 2012

105. Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker, transgender activist, re. her participation in the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s “Legend in My Living Room” oral history project, August 11, 2015

106. Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker, transgender activist, re. her life, transgender issues, August 11, 2015

107. Joann Prinzivalli, transgender activist, New York State’s only transgender elected official, re. recent murders of transgender women of color, September 1, 2015

108. Joann Prinzivalli, top-ranking transgender woman politician in New York State, re. her challenges as a transgendered parent, December 30, 2010

109. Joann Prinzivalli, top-ranking transgender woman politician in New York State, re. gender issues and religion, December 30, 2010

110. Lucia Cammarata, co-coordinator of Lesbian Sex Mafia, re. S & M and lesbians, 1997

111. Lydia Radin, host of Manhattan Neighborhood Network show “Crookeddoctors”, and Captain Michael McPhillips, first responder on September 11, 2001, re. the effort to include cancers in the 2012 version of the Zagroda 9/11 Health and Compensation Bill, May 25, 2012

112. Anthony Bellov, board member of Merchant’s House Museum, re. Merchant’s House Museum, the only house surviving intact from the 1900s in New York City, May 12, 2011

113. Milo Primeaux, transgender man and law student, re. his experience transitioning genders and dating as a transgender man, July 21, 2011

114. Noah Lewis, transgender rights attorney and transgender man, re. his experiences growing up, transitioning, and dating, September 16, 2010

115. Lucia Cammarata, poet, re. readings of her love poems, July 14, 2010

116. Daniel Dromm, openly gay New York City Council member, re. his background as a teacher and his work as a politician, August 12, 2010