Interview of Zephyr D Merkur Herrera

Zephyr D Merkur Herrera describes their early years in the greater NYC area, Argentina and California. Zephyr recounts their involvement in the Brooklyn queer punk scene and working with Taking Back Queens, and dives into tattoos, injuries, chosen family and the foibles of being polyamorous while queer.

Date of Interview:

November 18, 2021

Location of Interview:

Little Skips, Brooklyn

Place of birth:



they/them; el/la

Interviewed by

Lorenzo Van Ness

Summary by

Robert Schofield