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Oral History Interview with Vishwas Pethe



DESCRIPTION
Vishwas is an artist and a writer, living near Washington, DC. A former computer engineer who immigrated to the US in 1981, he was diagnosed with HIV in 1986. In his oral history (his speech and word recall are somewhat affected) he recounts his life story as a gay Indian man and his fight for survival as he struggled with complications from AIDS, cancer, and a stroke. He is currently working on a soon-to-be-published memoir, Gay Crow.

THEMES
Gender & Sexuality

AUDIO
Duration: 00:46:07

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Date: June 11, 2021
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Nikhil D. Patil
Location: Atlanta, GA

PROVENANCE
Collection: Nikhil D. Patil Fellowship Project
Item History: 2021-06-25 (created); 2021-06-29 (modified)

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