Oral History with Tobias Quaranta, June 23, 2015 (Ms2015-007)

Title

Oral History with Tobias Quaranta, June 23, 2015 (Ms2015-007)

Description

Toby Quaranta was born in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and now lives in San Francisco, California. Quaranta received his bachelor in Political Science at Virginia Tech in 2006 and now works as an Account Executive for the Salesforce Foundation. In his interview he discusses his difficulties in the coming out process, his involvement in the LGBTQ+ community at Tech, and his current sentiments about life as a member of the LGBTQ+ community in the workforce and the city.

This oral history was conducted in the summer of 2015 as part of an oral history project titled: “Bridging the gap between LGBTQ alumni and current students,” by Megan Lee Myklegard, winner of the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Creativity and Innovation grant for undergraduate research and creative scholarship.

Date

Identifier

Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_QuarantaTobias

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

Megan Lee Myklegard

Narrator

Tobias Quaranta

Location

Salesforce Tower, San Francisco

Duration

00:40:17

Citation

“Oral History with Tobias Quaranta, June 23, 2015 (Ms2015-007),” VT Special Collections and University Archives Online, accessed July 10, 2020, http://digitalsc.lib.vt.edu/Ms2015-007/Ms2015-007_VTLGBTQ_QuarantaTobias.