An artist shares the stories of trans and queer immigrants in Minnesota

Two people exchange laughs.
Nancy Musinguzi (left) at the opening of their exhibit, LFKAQ (The Letter Formally Known as Q), at Public Functionary in September 2021. Nancy's project is an audio and visual collection of queer and trans immigrants in Minnesota.
Photo by Ryan Stopera

What does it mean to be at home? In your community, in your family — even in your own body? That’s one of the questions that drove Minneapolis artist Nancy Musinguzi to their current project.

The Letter Formally Known As Q” is a collection of multimedia stories from trans and queer immigrants in Minnesota. Musinguzi told host Cathy Wurzer about the project and played her a few stories.

Use the audio player above to listen to the stories and the full conversation.

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Correction (Jan. 12, 2022): The above photo caption previously used the incorrect pronouns for Nancy Musinguzi. We apologize for the error.

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