Makalani-MaHee, Bishop S.F. Archives

Span Dates: 1982-2014
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 2 boxes


This collection includes selections of Makalani-Ma-Hee's written and musical works, programs, pamphlets, photographs, and textiles. The collection was assembled by the Stonewall National Museum and Archives which offers the guide to the collection below.

Hist/Bio Note

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Finding Aid

Guide to the Makalani-MaHee, Bishop S.F. Collection Box 1: Writings: Bustin' Hell Wide Open: A Piece in Three Movements Written and Performed by Bishop S.F. Makalani Ma-Hee (typescript, 2001, and [alternative title], Sistah!, annotated typescript); Don't (spoken word/poems, printed); S.F.'s Journey: A Letter to Family and Friends After Attending the 13th Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance (autobiography, 2011), with email responses - manuscripts (lyrics, sermons, poems, and notes for same), 2 v. (in original order), plus two additional folders - certificates - program: Identifying the T in GLB-T-QI, Broward Co. Dept. of Health - misc. programs, announcements - New Hope First Community Church programs, 2009-10 - Celebration of the Life of Larry Brown, Church of Our Savior MCC, 11/23/2014 - misc. publications of Light in the Closet Christian Ministry (inc. Transgender Health & Spiritual Well-Being); Music for the pro-LGBTQ Welcoming Church Movement - Faith Temple, Washington DC pamphlets, ca. 1982-5 - photographs: Misc. family and friends (inc. Spelllman College?), ordination, and with Cynthia Nixon, Barak Obama, Bill Richardson, Jane Fonda; Sistah! performance at Stonewall Library; 2nd Annual Gay Black Pride South Florida, 2001 March 2 [Steven Shires, photographer] - Transgender Awareness Week proclamation (Wilton Manors, 11/2012); Expressions of Sympathy from City of Ft. Lauderdale & Broward Co., Debbie Wasserman Shultz, Honoring Bishop S.F. Makalani Ma-Hee in the U.S. House of Representatives - funeral service register book - stamp (no pad) - 2 necklaces - rosary beads, etc. - awards (2) Box 2: Mitre, skull caps; gowns, vestments; autographed t-shirt with: - memorial banner - memorial poster; caricature (pre-transition). Shelved in Flat Files - Authors & Literature


This collection is housed at the Stonewall National Museum and Archives, 1300 East Sunrise Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. Contact the museum staff for more information.


Artist/musician/poet | Black | Clergy Activist | Florida | Trans activism | Makalani-MaHee, Bishop S.F. | Unity Fellowship Church Movement