Interview of Jules Skloot

Jules Skloot is a dancer, performer, and teacher from the midwest living in New York. He discusses the nuances of the It Gets Better Project, discovering binding, and the slow acceptance he received from his parents. Skloot also discusses his experiences growing up in a creative and unique household while navigating his Jewish culture. He describes the buzzing excitement of being recognized as a "young man" and speaks on his journey through his gender identity and the dance world. We hear about him picking up Leslie Feinberg from the airport, Dan Savage paying for top surgery, confronting an abusive ex, capitalism and creativity.

Date of Interview:

November 18, 2021

Location of Interview:

Fort Greene, Brooklyn, New York

Place of birth:

Madison, WI



Interviewed by

Adelaide/Matthew Dicken

Summary by

Gabriella Losada