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Georgia Transgender Oral History Project: R

Roberts, Jamie

Interviewee: Jamie Roberts
Interviewer: Ashby Combahee
Date of interview: October 24, 2021

Interviewee: Jamie Roberts
Interviewer: Ashby Combahee
Date of interview: November 14, 2021

Jamie Roberts (she/her) was born and raised as a male in Griffin, Georgia. She graduated from Georgia College and State University in 1994 with a B.S. in Psychology, and graduated in 1999 from the University of Georgia School of Law with a Juris Doctor. Jamie transitioned to female in the late nineties. She has been a Public Defender in the Coweta Judicial Circuit of Georgia, and is one of the founding members of the Trans Housing Atlanta Program (THAP). She has served as a board member for Georgia Equality, a statewide organization advancing fairness for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Georgians. Her interests include history, videography, acting, and exploring sacred traditions, particularly as they relate to gender nonconformity.

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