Oral History with Megan Nguyen, March 16, 2016 (Ms2015-007)

Title

Oral History with Megan Nguyen, March 16, 2016 (Ms2015-007)

Description

Megan Nguyen is a Queer Vietnamese American originally from Northern Virginia. They attended Virginia Tech from 2012 to 2016 and studied Biology. They found the LGBTA, now HokiePRIDE, early during their time at Virginia Tech. They were involved in Zack Fry's campaign for homecoming king in 2013 and then became the HokiePRIDE representative on the Student Government Association (SGA), working on the university's non-discrimination policy, Policy 1025. They went on to serve as President of HokiePRIDE before shifting their focus to Queer and Trans People of Color at Virginia Tech (QTPOC@VT) where they served as Co-President from 2014 until 2017. They are a prominent voice for lifting up and centering people who have historically been marginalized by the dominance of white gay men in LGBTQ+ spaces.

Date

Identifier

Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_NguyenMegan

Bibliographic Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Virginia Tech LGBTQ Oral History Collection, Ms2015-007, Special Collections, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va.

Interviewer

Claire Gogan

Narrator

Megan Nguyen

Location

Virginia Tech

Duration

01:23:56

Bit Rate/Frequency

160 kbps

Citation

“Oral History with Megan Nguyen, March 16, 2016 (Ms2015-007),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed October 21, 2019, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2015-007/Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_NguyenMegan.