1980s Ballroom Oral History Project

House and Ball Culture has been defining queer culture and resistance for decades. These legends speak about their role in making that history possible. Below are three additions to the House and Ball culture archive I am currently working on.

Click on the links below to read full interviews featuring:

The Legendary Tommy Labeija, Grandfather and Historian of the House of Labeija

The Pioneer and Icon Kevin UltraOmni, Overall Father of the House of UltraOmni


The Icon Egypt Labeija, Former Trans Justice Coordinator at the Audre Lorde Project