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Tan, Chrysanthe

Chrysanthe Tan

Chrysanthe Tan

Stanford Quad 2009
Oral History Project: 
Alumni Interviews
Stanford Pride Oral History Project
Lin, Jason
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Chrysanthe Tan received a bachelor’s degree in English from Stanford in 2009. In this interview, Tan talks about exploring her identity and her LGBTQ activism. In particular, she describes what it was like growing up with immigrant parents; joining student-led efforts opposed to Proposition 8, including the Stanford Theater Activist Mobilization Project (STAMP) and the National Marriage Boycott; and serving with the NGLTF Task Force as a Huffington Pride fellow. She also describes her changing views on queer marriage, her evolving activism, and her career as a writer, musician, podcaster, and artist.

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