Videotape collection of J. Ari Kane-DeMaios, 1976-2000
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Conditions Governing Use
Copying. Audiovisual materials may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.
Series I, INTERVIEWS AND LECTURES, 1976-1997 (#1-15), contains television interviews with and lectures by Kane.
Series II, FANTASIA FAIR, 1980-2000 (#16-44), contains recordings of fair activities such as awards banquets, fashion shows, follies, as well as footage of surrounding Provincetown, Massachussetts.
Subseries A, Fantasia Fair activities including Kane, 1980-1996 (#16-25).
Subseries B, General Fantasia Fair activities, 1980-2000 (#26-44).
Ari Kane lectured widely and has appeared on many radio and television programs. He organized conferences in 1978, 1979, and 1980, focusing on the social, medical, and legal aspects of transgendered behavior, has given numerous presentations in classrooms and at professional conferences, and continues to offer counseling to gender-conflicted people through Theseus Counseling Service. He is a member of the American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists, the Association for Humanist Psychology, and the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex.
- Series I. Interviews and lectures, 1976-1997 (#1-15)
- Series II. Fantasia Fair, 1980-2000 (#16-44)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Schlesinger Library acquired the videotapes of J. Ari Kane-DeMaios from the Educational Institute for Sex and Gender Diversity (via J. Ari Kane-DeMaios) between 2004 and 2005.
By: Melissa Dollman
- Drag shows--Massachusetts
- Fantasia Fair
- Fashion shows--Massachusetts
- Gender identity--United States
- Homosexuality--United States
- Provincetown (Mass.)--Social life and customs--20th century
- Sex customs--United States
- Television programs
- Transgender people--United States
- Transsexuals--United States
- Transvestism--United States
- Transvestites--United States
- Kane-DeMaios, J. Ari. Videotape collection of J. Ari Kane-DeMaios, 1976-2000: A Finding Aid
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