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  1. A Night Out With the Boys

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Thomas, David
    Date: Jul. 16, 1984
    Topics: Crossdressing, Gender identity, Night life, Passing, Sexual assault, Violence
    Subject: Graham Flander
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  2. Alpha Zeta & A Rose Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 10 (September 15, 1988)

     
    Collection: Alpha Zeta Newsletter
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Pierce, Wendi
    Date: Sep. 15, 1988
    Topics: Acceptance, Anti-discrimination law, Civil rights, Coming out, Crossdressers, Discrimination, Employment discrimination, Events, Families, Femininity, Gender, Gender realignment surgery, Grief, Homosexuality, Law, Letters to the editor, Masculinity, Organisations, Parents, Parliaments, Sexual orientation, Stereotypes, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Alpha Zeta, JoAnn Roberts, Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self, Virginia Prince
  3. Amanda Hurtado Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Hurtado, Amanda, Oloya-Santiago, Tamara
    Date: Mar. 15, 2018
    Topics: Acceptance, Allies, Cultures, Families, Gender identity, Immigrants, Language, MtFs, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Support groups, Transgender people, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Make the Road
    Description: Amanda Hurtado speaks with Tamara Oyola Santiago about her life in Ecuador and the change she experienced upon coming to the United States. In this intimate conversation, Amanda shares her history,...
  4. An Interview with Fernando Serrano

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: We Who Feel Differently
    Creator: Serrano, Fernando, Motta, Carlos
    Date: Mar. 18, 2010
    Topics: Activists, Discrimination, Femininity, Gender identity, LGBTI movement, LGBTI rights, LGBTI rights policy, Masculinity, Sexual orientation, Sexuality, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Planeta Paz
    Description: Anthropologist Fernando Serrano talks to Carlos Motta about his work with the LGBT Community Centers Strategy, which seeks the development of a series of services for that specific community and fo...
  5. April Ashley's own story

     
    Collection: April Ashley Collection
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Ashley, April
    Date: Feb. 8, 1970
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Femininity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Identification, Law, Marriage, Mental health, MtFs, Passing, Self-acceptance, Sex workers, Sexuality, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: April Ashley, Arthur Corbett
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  6. Bianey Garcia Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Garcia, Bianey
    Date: Jul. 13, 2017
    Topics: Childhood, Coming out, Discrimination, Families, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Hormones, Immigration, Immigration law, Imprisonment, Latin american cultures, Lawyers, LGBTI community, MtFs, Organisations, Police, Prisons, Racism, Sex workers, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Bianey Garcia, Make the Road
    Description: Bianey Garcia is a community organizer at Make the Road New York, a non-profit organization providing services and advocacy for Latinx and working class communities. Born in Veracruz, Mexico and ra...
  7. Cayenne Doroshow Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Doroshow, Cayenne, Nova, Cyd
    Date: Feb. 19, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Age, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Communities, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Families, Femininity, Gay community, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Homelessness, Hormones, Housing, Language, LGBTI community, Loneliness, MtFs, Racism, Representation, Riots, Roman catholicism, Sexual assault, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender people, Transgender rights, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Cayenne Doroshow, Miss Major
    Description: Cayenne Doroshow shares her experience developing a supportive relationship with her family, enduring ignorance and discrimination, first meeting another transwoman, learning about hormones, and di...
  8. Cecilia Gentili Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Gentili, Cecilia
    Date: Jul. 14, 2017
    Topics: Addictions, Childhood, Clothing, Dictatorships, Drugs, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Immigration, Immigration policy, Imprisonment, Labour, MtFs, Organisations, Passing, Relationships, Sex workers, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Cecilia Gentili, Gay Men's Health Crisis
    Description: Cecilia Gentili is the Director of Policy at Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC). In this wide-ranging interview, she reflects on the relationships and experiences that inform her story of struggle, res...
  9. Chichi Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Oloya-Santiago, Tamara, Chichi
    Date: Aug. 21, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Childhood, Education, Families, Immigrants, MtFs, Naturalisation, Self-acceptance, Sex workers, Siblings, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence, Waiters
    Description: This interview, conducted in Spanish, is conducted by Tamara Oloya-Santiago. Chici, the interviewee, tells their story of immigrating from Peru to Queens, New York and the discrimination they suffe...
  10. Christian aka Wordz on Hip Hop Activism

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator: Lovehall, Christian Axavier
    Date: Feb. 19, 2014
    Topics: Activists, Demonstrations, Discrimination, Funeral rites, Gangs, Gender identity, Musicians, Poetry, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning, Upbringing, Violence
    Subject: Philadelphia Trans March
  11. Crash Glass House

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Independent Voices
    Creator: Jackson, Don
    Date: Mar. 13, 1970 to Mar. 19, 1970
    Topics: Action campaigns, Crossdressers, Demonstrations, Gay liberation, Gay rights, Murders, Police, Transgender prostitution, Violence
    Subject: Howard Effland, Morris Kight, Robert Humphries, Troy Perry
  12. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Sep. 1985
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Harassment, Hormones, Political systems, Support groups, Violence
    Subject: Gateway Gender Alliance (GGA), Hurricane Summers, Rhon-Da, The Fall Fantasy, Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  13. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 11 No. 12 (December, 1995)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Dec. 1995
    Topics: Christmas, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Harassment, Parties, Passing, Police, Violence
    Subject: Be All You Want to Be, Cindy Traum, Crystal Club, Diane Torrance, DSM-IV, Erie Sisters Riverside Gala Weekend, George R. Brown, Holiday Inn, Paule A. Steichen Asch, X-dressing Files
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  14. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 12 No. 2 (February, 1996)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Feb. 1996
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Municipal by-laws, Representation, Robbery, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Be All You Want to Be, Diane Torrance, Ed Wood, Indiana Crossdresser Society, Just Like a Woman, Patricia L. Gagné, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Stonewall Cincinnati, Texas Tea Party, The Thing Shop
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  15. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 5 No. 2 (February, 1989)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Feb. 1989
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Finances, Harassment, Law, Police, Psychotherapy, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: American Transsexual Education Center (ATEC), Suicide Prevention Center (Dayton), The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre II - The Transvestites, Valley Thrift Store, WHIO Radio, WHIO TV
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  16. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 6 No. 12 (December, 1990)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Dec. 1990
    Topics: Acceptance, Coming out, Cosmetics, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Finances, Gay pride week, Hate crimes, Passing, Representation, Support groups, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Central Florida Sisters, Crossdressers and Friends (CAF), Crystal Club, Greater Cincinnati Gay/Lesbian Coalition, National Organization for Women (NOW), Southern Belles, Texas Tea Party, The Moon Shadow Ball, Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self, Virginia Prince, Wendy Parker
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  17. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 6 No. 5 (May, 1990)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: May 1990
    Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Families, Finances, Law, Passing, Relationships, Self-acceptance, Transitioning, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Cincinnati Pride Week, Cosmopolitan, Crystal Club, Greater Cincinnati Gay/Lesbian Coalition, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), IXE, Miss Gay USA, Peggy Rudd, TV-TS Tapestry
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  18. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 7 No. 2 (February, 1991)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Feb. 1991
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Finances, Hate crimes, Poetry, Relationships, Transsexual people, Unemployment, Violence
    Subject: Be All You Want to Be, Central Florida Sisters, Crystal Club, Greater Cincinnati Gay/Lesbian Coalition, Indiana Crossdresser Society, Phi Epsilon Mu, Silence of the Lambs
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  19. Cross-Port InnerView, Vol. 9 No. 12 (December, 1993)

     
    Collection: Cross-Port InnerView
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Cross-Port
    Date: Dec. 1993
    Topics: Acceptance, Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag balls, Drag queens, Human rights, Passing, Sexual violence, Violence
    Subject: AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati (AVOC), Crystal Club, Erie Sisters Riverside Gala Weekend, Human Rights Ordinance, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG)
    Description: Magazine name changed from "Cross-Port" starting with Vol. 1 No. 3 (September, 1985)
  20. Cross-Talk: The Gender Community's News & Information Monthly, No. 64 (February, 1995)

     
    Collection: Cross-Talk: The Gender Community’s News & Information Monthly
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator: Richards, Kymberleigh
    Date: Feb. 1995
    Topics: Activists, Biology, Capitalism, Civil rights, Clothing, Comic strips, Crossdressers, Drag, Employment discrimination, Ethnic groups, Femininity, FtMs, Gender, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Intolerance, Lesbians, Letters to the editor, Masculinity, MtFs, Online chat groups, Politics, Secrecy, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self
  21. Cross-Talk: The Gender Community's News & Information Monthly No. 85 (November, 1996)

     
    Collection: Cross-Talk: The Gender Community’s News & Information Monthly
    Institution: Louise Lawrence Transgender Archive
    Creator: Richards, Kymberleigh
    Date: Nov. 1996
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Comic strips, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Femininity, FtMs, Gender identity, Gender minorities, Gender realignment surgery, MtFs, Murders, Psychotherapy, Therapists, Transgender community, Transsexualism, Violence
  22. Cross-Talk: The Transgender Community News & Information Monthly, No. 72 (Oct 1995)

     
    Collection: Cross-Talk: The Gender Community’s News & Information Monthly
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator: Richards, Kymberleigh
    Date: Oct. 1995
    Topics: Bisexuality, Clothing, Clubs, Comic strips, Cosmetics, Counseling, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Femininity, Film, FtMs, Heterosexuals, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuality, Lesbians, Letters to the editor, Masculinity, MtFs, Passing, Social norms, Transgender community, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self
  23. Cross-Talk: The Transgender Community News & Information Monthly, No. 76 (February, 1996)

     
    Collection: Cross-Talk: The Gender Community’s News & Information Monthly
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator: Richards, Kymberleigh
    Date: Feb. 1996
    Topics: Change of name, Clothing, Comic strips, Crimes, Drag, Femininity, Finances, Gender, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, History, Hormone therapy, Human reproduction, Human rights, International relations, Letters to the editor, Musicals, Politics, Transgender community, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: International Congress on Cross-Dressing, Sex, and Gender, Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self
  24. Fireman Loses His Blonde Wig

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 30, 1981
    Topics: Arrests, Courts, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Fire fighters, Police charges, Police officers, Public safety, Truncheons, Violence
    Subject: Keith Rees
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  25. Genevieve Tatum Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Tatum, Genevieve, Dicken, Matthew
    Date: Jul. 22, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Crossdressers, LGBTI community, Liberation movements, Music, Parents of transgender people, Politics, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Genevieve Tatum, Marsha P. Johnson, Stonewall
    Description: Genevieve Tatum, a transgender woman, retells her experiences as an adolescent in The Village in New York City. She describes the aftermath of the Stonewall riot, the Civil Rights movement, and the...
  26. Girl Talk, Vol. 13 No. 11 (November, 1998)

     
    Collection: Renaissance News & Newsletters
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Silk, Cyndi
    Date: Nov. 1998
    Topics: Crossdressers, Discrimination, Donations, Gatherings, Hate crimes, Homophobia, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence, Witchcraft
    Subject: 1999 Coming Together, AEGIS, Alison Laing, American Eduational Gender Information Service, California Dreamin', Carole Norman, Christine Jorgensen, Colleen Harper, Dallas Denny, Dave Gouran, DuEtte Tomlinson, Earl L. Lee, Educational TV Channel (ETVC), Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Eric Lundquist, FTM International, Gender Education and Advocacy (GEA), Harry Benjamin, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), IFGE National Convention, Jamie Schoonover, Jennifer Keaveney, Jennifer Rassen, Julian Eltinge, Linda Buten, Matthew Shepard, Merrissa Sherill Lynn, Network Associates, OutReach, Paul Simko, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Powder Puffs of California, Powder Puffs of Orange County (PPOC), Rainbow Gender Association (RGA), S. Kristine James, Sauza Tequila, Srivats Sampath, The Diablo Valley Girls (DVG), The National Transgender Library and Archive, Transgender Lobby Days, Transgender Tapestry, Transvestia, Winslow Street Fund
  27. Guide to the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Records, 1973-2008

     
    Collection: Discovery Resources
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
    Date: Aug. 2001
    Topics: African American gays, African American lesbians, Bisexuals, Gay liberation movement, Gay men, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Lesbians, Sex discrimination, Sexual orientation, Transsexuals, Violence
    Subject: Arthur Warner, Bruce Voeller, C.F. Brydon, Gay media task force, Ivy Young, Jeff Levi, Juan Battle, Kevin Berrill, Lucia Valeska, Melinda Paras, Nan Hunger, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), Peri Jude Radecic, Sue Hyde, United States Commission on Civil Rights, Urvashi Vaid, Virginia Apuzzo
    Description: The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF) collection consists of correspondence, press clippings, financial and administrative records, subject files, and photographs that, taken together, pr...
  28. Handbag Attack by Sex-Change Actress Over Pc's 'He' Jibe

     
    Collection: April Ashley Collection
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Nov. 4, 1980
    Topics: Arrests, Courts, Discrimination, MtFs, Police officers, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: April Ashley
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  29. Hollywood

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator: Stone, Christopher
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Appearance, Drag, Home invasion, Night life, Robbery, Victims of crime, Violence
    Subject: Lynne Carter
  30. Impersonator Found Slain

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: The Associated Press
    Date: May 28, 1937
    Topics: Female impersonators, Murders, Violence
    Subject: Edward F. Dolan
  31. Influx of Transvestite Prostitutes Plaguing Manhattan Plaza Area

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Sep. 2, 1979
    Topics: Civil rights, Crossdressers, Police, Sex workers, Violence
    Subject: Richard D. Emery
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  32. Interview with André Pérez

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Pérez, André
    Date: Oct. 20, 2016
    Topics: Abuse, Aggression, AIDS activists, Assigned gender, Civil rights, Feminism, FtMs, Gay pride, Gender, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Immigration, Lesbians, Machismo, Masculinity, Poverty, Sexual assault, Sports, Tomboys, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Cacina Queen, Greta Martela, Nina Chaubal, Sasha Perez, Story Corps, Trans Lifeline, Trans Oral History Project, Vagina Monologues
    Description: André Pérez was 28 at the time of the interview, identifies as trans, uses they/them and he/him pronouns, and was assigned female at birth. They were a tomboy growing up liking sports and being ver...
  33. Interview with Ben Singer

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Singer, Ben
    Date: Nov. 24, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Bullying, Butches, Change of name, Coming out, DSM, Family members, Feminism, FtMs, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Masculinity, Oppression, Public health, Relationships, Sexual abuse, Sexual harassment, Sexual violence, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Bridges to Coalition: A Community Forum on Trans Issues, Transgender Health Action Coalition
    Description: Ben Singer identifies as a trans man and was assigned female at birth. He was born and raised in Sterling, Illinois in a working-class family. For the past 25 years he’s been estranged from his fam...
  34. Interview with Brawen Zakariasen

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Zakariasen, Brawen
    Date: Mar. 21, 2017
    Topics: Bisexuality, Bullying, Child abuse, Divorce, Drag, Emotional incest, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Homophobia, Marriage, Monogamy, MtFs, Psychological abuse, Self-destructive behavior, Sexual abuse, Transgender people, Video games industry, Violence
    Subject: Center for Sexual Health at the University of Minnesota, William S. Burroughs
    Description: Branwen Zakariasen identifies as a monogamous queer trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She has one older sister. She took her wife’s last name to fully express how meaningful her wife and ...
  35. Interview with Danika Ragnhild

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Ragnhild, Danika
    Date: Feb. 17, 2017
    Topics: Abuse, Autistic people, Biology, Bullying, Change of name, Dating, Disabilities, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Gender-nonconforming people, Harassment, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersectionality (Sociology), Marriage, MtFs, Non-monogamous relationships, People with disabilities, Politics, Porn films, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Poverty, Privilege (Social psychology), Pronoun, Rape, Rural areas, Sex industry, Sex workers, Sexual abuse, Sexual practices, Sexuality, Transgender people, Violence, Women, Black
    Subject: Gay Straight Alliance (GSA), Stanley Kubrick, The Exchange, Transgender Youth Support Network
    Description: Danika Ragnhild is a trans woman and trans feminine person originally from Crookston, MN. In this oral history, she shares her experiences with being harassed around gender and disability as a chil...
  36. Interview with Elle Hearns

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hearns, Elle
    Date: Feb. 7, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Bullying, Christianity, Coming out, Gay identity, Gender role, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Murders, Sexual assault, Suicide, Transgender people, Verbal abuse, Violence
    Subject: Anita Moore, Betty Skinner, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Brittany Nicole Kidd-Stergis, Cemia Dove, Cherno Biko, Dom Mockings, Erin Lange, GetEQUAL, John Crawford, Lourdes Ashley Hunter, Marsha P. Johnson Institute, Michael Brown, Michael David Battle, Sojourner Truth Leadership Fellowship for Black Trans Women, Sylvia Rivera, TGNCF, Tiffany Edwards, Trans Justice Funding Project, TransWomen of Color Collective, Tras Health Care Summit, Wriply Bennet
    Description: Elle Hearns identifies her gender as Black and her assigned birth as Black. She’s also identifies herself as a black trans woman. She was always tiny, she says, but in her mind, she was always big....
  37. Interview with Gia Love

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Love, Gia
    Date: Apr. 11, 2019
    Topics: African diaspora, African-americans, Black people, Bullying, Butches, Childhood, Crossdressing, Debates, Drag balls, Femininity, Foster children, Gender, Gender diversity, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormones, LGBTI community, Masculinity, Mothers, Racism, Sexism, Sexual abuse, Special education, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence, Women
    Subject: Butch Queen, City College, Destination Tomorrow, Ginovia, Greenlight Hub, Harlem United, Harvard University, House of Bacardi, House of Juicy, House of Louboutin, House of McQueen, Islan Nettles, Kalem Lord, Malcolm X, Marist College, Martin Luther King Jr., New York Urban Debate League (NYUDL), Paris Is Burning, Sundance, TQ, Uber
    Description: Gia Love reflects on her life in the kiki ball scene, an underground queer and trans dance community in New York City. In kiki, particularly the House of Juicy, Gia found deep friendships and a sup...
  38. Interview with Gogo Graham

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Graham, Gogo
    Date: May 10, 2019
    Topics: Camp , Childhood, Christianity, Clubs, Coming out, Fashion designers, Fashion--Japanese influences, Gay identity, Harassment, Hormones, Internet, Media, Microaggressions, MtFs, Music, Plastic surgery, Pop music, Rape, Social media, Step families, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia, Verbal abuse, Violence
    Subject: Asian Pacific Island Community Health Association (APICHA), Cecilia Gentilly, Hussein Chalayan, Kaden Ho, Raygun Hugo, RuPaul, RuPaul's Drag Race, Spectrum, The University of Texas - Austin, Tumblr, Yohji Yamamoto
  39. Interview with Gradylee Shapiro

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Shapiro, Gradylee
    Date: Jan. 17, 2016
    Topics: Acceptance, Appearance, Assigned gender, Baldness, Bisexuality, Bullying, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Dating, Death and dying, Depression, Discrimination, Divorce, Family members, Femininity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormones, Hysterectomy, Lesbian identity, LGBTI community, Marriage, Mental disorders, Ovariectomy, Partners, Passing, Poor, Schools, Swindlers and swindling, Testosterone, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: District 202, Ethan Laubach, Gender Blur, GLBT Youth Organization, Prism
    Description: Gradylee Shapiro identifies as a butch and was assigned female at birth. They did not specify preferred pronouns in their interview so the gender-neutral terms, they/them, are used throughout this ...
  40. Interview with Imani Henry

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Henry, Imani
    Date: Mar. 8, 2019
    Topics: Abuse, Activists, Afro-caribbeans, Arrests, Black people, Christianity, Cults, Discrimination, Gay pride, Gender minorities, Middle class, Peace movement, Police, Racism, Religions, School facilities, Slavery, Social media, Street violence, Transgender people, Violence, Working class, Youth
    Subject: Black Lives Matter, Black Student Organization, Boston Tech, Christine Lewis, Domestic Workers United, Emerson College, English High, Equality for Flatbush, ICE, James Dobson, Keith Kyler, Ken Livingston, Kimani Grey, Latin Academy, Latin Boston, Malcolm X, National School Walkout Day, Patrick Dorsman, Peoples Monday, Rodney King, Sandra Bland, Sean Bell, Trish Marinara, University of Massachusetts - Lowell (UMass Lowell)
  41. Interview with Kylar Broadus

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Broadus, Kylar
    Date: Jan. 14, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Black people, Coming out, Discrimination, Divorce, Drag, Education, Families, Gender, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Lawyers, Malpractice, Masculinity, Oppression, Partners, Sexism, Sexuality, Spirituality, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Audre Lorde, Barbara Smith, Billy Tipton, Christine Jorgensen, Creating Change, HBIGDA Standards of Care for Hormonal and Surgical Sex Reassignment of Gender Dysphoric Persons, John Alexander Goodrum, Karen Broadus, Renee Richards, The Program on Human Sexuality, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: Kylar Broadus is a shares his story at the 2016 Creating Change Conference in Chicago, IL. Broadus is a Black man from Fayette, Missouri, who says his journey was not like the journey of other men ...
  42. Interview with Lee

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Lee
    Date: Nov. 6, 2019
    Topics: Audiovisual media, Capitalism, Dictatorships, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Human geography, Spanish language, Transgender people, Violence
    Description: [Bilingual interview in English and Spanish/Entrevista bilingüe en Español y Inglés] /// Lee, a Brooklyn-based musician, journalist, and MFA candidate, reflects on living outside their home country...
  43. Interview with Lourdes Ashley Hunter

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Hunter, Lourdes Ashley
    Date: Mar. 22, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Assigned gender, Black people, Bullying, Christianity, Families, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Genocide, Hair--Removal, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Liberation movements, Self-acceptance, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Barack Obama, Creating Change, Ellie Ford, Islan Nettles, Laverne Cox, Queers for Economic Justice, Slyvia Rivera Law Project, Trans Justice, Trans Youth Group, TransWomen of Color Collective, Women's March
    Description: Lourdes Ashley Hunter is a black trans woman who was born in 1976 in Detroit, Michigan where they* lived for twenty-six years. They are a gender non-conforming, non-binary gender abolitionist and s...
  44. Interview with Melinda Lee

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Lee, Melinda
    Date: Aug. 17, 2017
    Topics: Asian Americans, Dating, Families, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Hormone therapy, Labeling, Language, LGBTI community, Politics, Pronoun, Rape, Schools, Sexual orientation, Social media, Surgery, Transphobia, Violence, White supremacy movements--United States
    Subject: Black and Pink, Khmer Rouge, Lobby Days, OutFront Minnesota, The Gender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans, Trans Advisory and Action Team
    Description: Melinda Lee is a gender non-conforming, non-binary person. They were assigned female at birth, and they come from Cambodian, Chinese, and Vietnamese descent. They were born and raised in Long Beach...
  45. Interview with Monet (Kisha) Martin

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Martin, Monet (Kisha)
    Date: May 18, 2017
    Topics: Assigned gender, Cannabis, Cross-cultural relationships, Drag queens, Drugs, Families, Gender identity, Hormones, MtFs, Rape, Sex workers, Sexual relationships, Sports, Surgery, Transgender people, Violence
    Description: Monet (Kisha) Martin identifies as a trans woman and was assigned male at birth. She played sports growing up such as basketball, baseball, hockey, and soccer. Martin was kicked out of high school ...
  46. Interview with Rona Love

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Love, Rona
    Date: Jul. 2, 2019
    Topics: Arts, Bisexual community, Butches, Child abuse, Drag community, FtMs, Gay community, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Judaism, Kidnappings, Lesbians, LGBTI community, Mental health, MtFs, Murders, Music, Prison guards, Prisons, Self-respect, Sexual abuse, Slang, Street violence, Suicide, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Black and Pink, Daniel Poliak, Director of Prison Justice Project, Hazel Katz, Mick King K, Parole Preparation Project, Sparkle, Tremont
    Description: Rona Love discusses her early childhood hardships, three decade long incarceration and experiences in psychiatric hospitals. She details abuse, violence and the extreme isolation of being a trans-f...
  47. Interview with Ryan Li Dahlstrom

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Dahlstrom, Ryan Li, Jenkins, Andrea
    Date: Mar. 28, 2016
    Topics: Activists, Communities, FtMs, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, LGBTI community, Liberation movements, Race relations, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Board, Gender Blur, Ryan Li Dahlstrom, Transgender Youth Support Network
    Description: Originally from Minnesota, Ryan Li Dahlstrom is a community builder and leader, who has helped found, build, and be a part of organizations such as Gender Blur, Trans Youth Support Network, Astraea...
  48. Interview with Stef Wilenchek

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Jenkins, Andrea, Wilenchek, Stef
    Date: Sep. 11, 2015
    Topics: Higher education, Middle class, Parents, Self-acceptance, Sexuality, Transphobia, Violence
    Description: Stef Wilenchek shares their experiences growing up middle class in the South, coming out as gay in college and discovering their genderqueer identity through their work in LGBTQ college student ser...
  49. Interview with Stef Wilenchek

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Wilenchek, Stef
    Date: Sep. 11, 2015
    Topics: Bisexuality, Coming out, Depression, Disabilities, Discrimination, Eating disorders, Family members, Gender diversity, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Health insurance, Heteronormativity, Higher education, Homophobia, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersex, Justice, LGBTI community, Parenthood, Partners, Police brutality, Politics, Pronoun, Puberty, Race, Racism, Schools, Self-acceptance, Sexism, Sexuality, Transgender community, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Laverne Cox
    Description: Stef Wilenchek shares their experiences growing up middle class in the South, coming out as gay in college and discovering their genderqueer identity through their work in LGBTQ college student ser...
  50. Interview with Vanessa Sheridan

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection, University of Minnesota
    Creator: Sheridan, Vanessa
    Date: Jul. 12, 2016
    Topics: Assigned gender, Black people, Coming out, Families, Fundamentalism, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Harassment, Hate crimes, Homophobia, Law, Murders, Partners, Performing arts, Racism, Religions, Socioeconomic characteristics, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Caitlyn Jenner, Chaz Bono, City of Lakes Crossgender Community (CLCC), Crossing Over, HB2, Jerry Springer Show, Laura Jane Grace, Laverne Cox, Liberating the Transgendered Christian, Maury Povich, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Pulse Night Club, RuPaul, The Complete Guide to Transgender in the Workplace, Virginia Prince, Virginia Ramey Mollenkott
    Description: Vanessa Sheridan identifies as transgender and was assigned male at birth. She knew she was different from the age of 2 or 3 but didn’t understand what it meant at the time since she had no framewo...
  51. Jamie Bauer Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Bauer, Jamie
    Date: Jun. 5, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Age, Childhood, Civil rights, Clothing, Coming out, Dating, Demonstrations, Drugs, Ethnic groups, FtMs, Gay rights, Gender diversity, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Lesbian community, Liberation movements, Politics, Racism, Relationships, Therapists, Transgender community, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence, Work situation
    Subject: ACT-UP, Anita Bryant, Jamie Bauer, Women's Pentagon Action
    Description: Jamie Bauer recounts their childhood and adolescence growing up in New York City’s Stuyvesant Town, resisting family pressure to conform to normative gender expressions and discovering butch femme ...
  52. Look what happened to Sweeney tough guy!

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Insall, Roger
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Army, Courts, Femininity, Gender realignment surgery, Lesbian couples, Masculinity, Partners of transgender people, Statistics, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Michelle Kent
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  53. Man in Woman's Garb Beans Negro with Gun

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 2, 1922
    Topics: Arrests, Assault and battery, Clothing, Female impersonators, Violence
    Subject: Will Thomas
  54. Miss Major on Stonewall

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Transgender Oral History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 27, 2015
    Topics: Activists, Arrests, Courts, Gay culture, Night life, Police, Stonewall riots, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Stonewall
    Description: Miss Major, an anti prison activist for decades, reflects on her experience during the Stonewall Riots of 1969.
  55. Not Manners of a Lady: Impersonator Wears Frills and Ruffles, but Uses Fists - Is Charged with Attack on Woman

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: Jul. 18, 1905
    Topics: Arrests, Clothing, Female impersonators, Harassment, Police, Violence
    Subject: Percy Yarick
  56. Octavia Leona Kohner Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Kohner, Octavia Leona
    Date: Mar. 27, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Anarchism, Childhood, Clothing, Coming out, Depression, Discrimination, Families, Feminists, Gender identity, Isolation, Labour movement, LGBTI community, MtFs, Political movements, Solidarity, Trade unions, Transgender people, Transitioning, Transphobia, Violence, Working class
    Subject: Babeland, Octavia Leona Kohner
    Description: Octavia Leona Kohner was active in the successful unionization campaign at Babeland, a NYC sex toy shop. Here, she recounts her upbringing in a working-class family in Staten Island, and describes ...
  57. Paris Milane Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: O'Brien, Michelle Esther, Milane, Paris
    Date: Jun. 22, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Change of name, Childhood, Clothing, Colleges, Crimes, Ethnic groups, Families, Gender diversity, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Hormones, Housing, MtFs, Organisations, Sex workers, Stealth, Substance abuse, Support groups, Transgender community, Unemployment, Violence
    Subject: Housing Works, Paris Milane
    Description: Paris shares her experience of growing up in Atlanta and starting to “live her truth” at a young age. She recalls finding reassurance in a community of other Black trans women for the first time an...
  58. Person Who Has Changed Sex Requires Plenty Of Understanding

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: Alvarez, Walter C.
    Date: Jul. 2, 1957
    Topics: Gender realignment surgery, MtFs, Psychiatry, Psychological violence, Violence
    Subject: Reborn, a Factual Life Story of Transition from Male to Female, Tamara Edel Rees
  59. Pressmats Clippings c. 1980

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1980
    Topics: Appearance, Arrests, Clothing, Crossdressers, Drag, Gender realignment surgery, Hormones, Law, MtFs, Police, Sex workers, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Transsexual Action Organization (TAO)
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  60. Rafaela Anshel Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Arban, Courtney
    Date: Jul. 13, 2017
    Topics: Age, Child abuse, Childhood, Choirs, Clothing, Coming out, Families, Friendships, Gay identity, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Hormones, Judaism, LGBTI community, MtFs, Music, Popular culture, Post-traumatic stress disorder, Privacy, Relationships, Self-acceptance, Sexual assault, Sexual practices, Social workers, Stereotypes, Support groups, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning, Violence
    Subject: Gender Identity Project, Rafaela Anshel
    Description: Rafaela Anshel is a Jewish trans woman, affiliated with the Congregation Beth Simchat Torah. This interview is a reflection of Anshel’s transition. She details accounts from youth up until present ...
  61. Renaissance News, Vol. 5 No. 3 (March 1991)

     
    Collection: Renaissance News & Newsletters
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Renaissance Education Association
    Date: Mar. 1991
    Topics: Activists, Anti-transgender violence, Army, Couples, Couples therapy, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Fiction, Gender dysphoria, Masculinity, Military, Psychology, Reviews, Sex therapy, Soldiers, Support groups, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Crossdresser's Quarterly, Crossdressing with Dignity: The Case for Transcending Gender Lines, Movimiento Homosexual de Lima (MHL)
  62. Renee Imperato Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Torres, Andy, Dicken, Matthew, Imperato, Renee
    Date: Apr. 29, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Anti-racism, Childhood, Drag community, Gender identity, Labour, Liberation movements, MtFs, Night life, People with physical disabilities, Taxi drivers, Trade unions, Transgender rights, Violence
    Subject: 220 Club, Black Lives Matter, Leslie Feinberg, Renee Imperato
    Description: Born in NYC, Reneé Imperato, is a proud anti racist, pro union trans woman who has lived her life fighting for the rights of others. In this interview she shares her memories of growing up in New Y...
  63. Sex-Change April Clobbered a Cop

     
    Collection: April Ashley Collection
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Hill, John
    Date: Nov. 30, 1980
    Topics: Arrests, Crimes, MtFs, Police, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: April Ashley
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  64. Shelby Chestnut Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Awad, Nadia, Chestnut, Shelby
    Date: May 14, 2017
    Topics: Addictions, Arts, Butches, Clothing, Coming out, Depression, Ethnic groups, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Identity, Indian reservations--Montana, Learning difficulties, LGBTI community, Native americans, Relationships, Representation, Schools, Sexuality, Suburbs, Transgender rights, Violence, Youth
    Subject: Janet Mock
    Description: Shelby Chestnut describes their childhood and adolescence between Montana and Minnesota, discussing friendships and family, bullying and acceptance, mixed-race (Native American and white) identity,...
  65. Shot Female Impersonator: Negro in Woman's Garb Slashes Policemen and Is Killed

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 22, 1908
    Topics: Black people, Clothing, Female impersonators, Mass media, Police, Race relations, Violence
    Subject: George Thompson
  66. St. Charles Tavern Article

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator:
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Anti-gay violence, Crossdressers, Drag, Halloween, Violence
  67. St. Charles Tavern Halloween Violence Article

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Hannon, Gerald
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Anti-gay violence, Arrests, Crossdressers, Halloween, Police, Violence
  68. St. Charles Tavern Mob Article

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Jefferson, James
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Crossdressers, Drag, Halloween, Violence
  69. Stop the Violence

     
    Collection: Button Collection
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Illinois Gender Advocates
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Buttons, Gender, Sexual freedom, Transgender community, Transgender people, Violence
    Subject: Illinois Gender Advocates
    Description: Circular blue button with the phrase "Stop the Violence"
  70. Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Van Ness, Lorenzo, Asapansa-Johnson Walker, Tanya
    Date: Apr. 2, 2017
    Topics: Activists, Army, Bullying, Childhood, Christianity, Discrimination, Ethnic groups, Femininity, Gender identity, Harassment, Health care, HIV/AIDS, Homelessness, Homophobia, Hormones, LGBTI community, Migration, MtFs, Nurses, Oppression, Passing, Politics, Racism, Resistance movements, Sex workers, Sexual harassment, Sexuality, Social exclusion, Social workers, Substance abuse, Transgender people, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Karen Burstein, Paris Is Burning, Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker
    Description: Tanya Asapansa-Johnson Walker is a co-founder of the New York Transgender Advocacy Group (NYTAG). Here, she shares her history of LGB and trans activism in New York City. Born on Staten Island, Mis...
  71. The Adventures of Lucy Brewer, (Alias) Louisa Baker

     
    Collection: Dime Novels
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator: Brewer, Lucy
    Date: 1815
    Topics: Brothels, Chivalry, Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Disguise, Dueling, Ethics, Gender identity, Honor, Identity, Military discharge, Military service, Voluntary, Peonage, Poverty, Prisons, Prostitutes' clients, Prostitution, Racism, Robbery, Sailors, Shame, STDs, Stillbirth, United States. Marine Corps--History, Unplanned pregnancy, Violence, Youth
    Subject: Maria Murray, Scotch, USS Constitution
  72. The Chi Tribune Vol. 20 Iss. 9 (September, 1995)

     
    Collection: Chi Chapter Newsletters
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Peters, Denise
    Date: Sep. 1995
    Topics: Coming out, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag, Drag queens, Families, Female impersonators, Film, Marriage, Partners, Suicide, Support groups, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Be All You Want to Be, Candace D. Mahne, Chicago Gender Society, Holiday En Femme, Northwest Indiana Gender Group, Puttin on the Ritz, RuPaul, Suzie Roberts, Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self
  73. The Deserted Wife's Revenge

     
    Collection: Dime Novels
    Institution: American Antiquarian Society
    Creator:
    Date: 1852
    Topics: Appearance, Crimes, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Marriage, Murder, Racism, Slavery, Violence
  74. The Femme Mirror, Vol. 23 Iss. 2 (Summer, 1998)

     
    Collection: Femme Mirror
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Beecroft, Carol
    Date: Summer 1998
    Topics: Body image, Coming out, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Families, Hate crimes, Passing, Radio, Religions, Violence
    Subject: Gina Lanace, Holiday At Sea, It's Time America, Jim Bridges, Rachel Miller
  75. The Impersonator

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Carter, Harold
    Date: Feb. 12, 1917
    Topics: Clothing, Cowboys, Death and dying, Female impersonators, Femininity, Friends, Male impersonators, Passing, Performing arts, Prejudices, Transphobia, Violence
    Subject: Ethel Saunders, Harry Saunders
    Description: The Day Book (Chicago, IL)
  76. The Ingersoll Message, Vol. 3 No. 4 (July, 1997)

     
    Collection: The Ingersoll Message
    Institution: Sexual Minorities Archives
    Creator: Butler, Pat
    Date: Jul. 1997
    Topics: FtMs, Gay and lesbian youth, Homophobia, LGBTI community, Partners of transgender people, Religions, Violence, Youth
    Subject: Day of Silence, Emerald City, FTM Conference of the Americas, Gay, Lesbian and Straight Teachers Network of Washington State (GLSTN), Gray Lambert, Hetrick Martin Institute, Ingersoll/Emerald City Picnic, International Conference on Sex and Gender Issues, Lambert House, National Youth Advocacy Coalition (NYAC), Sandra S. Cole, Teaching Respect, The Hero's Journey
  77. The Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. 13 No. 1 (Spring, 1991)

     
    Collection: The Journal of Gender Studies
    Institution: Louise Lawrence Transgender Archive
    Creator: Kane, Ariadne
    Date: Spring 1991
    Topics: Alcoholism, Arts, Civil rights, Clothing, Conferences, Counseling, Courts, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Cultures, Disabilities, Discrimination, DSM, Finances, Gender dysphoria, Gender role, Islam, Law, Parenthood, Partners, Physicians, Pornography, Psychiatry, Psychology, Reviews, Secrecy, Self-acceptance, Sexology, Sexual addiction, Sexuality, Substance abuse, Support groups, Theatre, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: C.F. Epstein, Crossdressers & Those Who Love Them, Deceptive Distinctions: Sex, Gender, and the Social Order, Gender Awareness and Information Network (GAIN), Mariette Pathy Allen, Movement for the Establishment of Real Gender Equality (MERGE)
  78. The Tartan Skirt: Magazine of the Scottish TV/TS Group No. 2 (April 1992)

     
    Collection: The Tartan Skirt
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Forrester, Anne
    Date: Apr. 1992
    Topics: Abuse, Age, Appearance, Books, Clothing, Coming out, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Employment discrimination, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Gender role, Hormones, Language, LGBTI community, Misogyny, MtFs, Organisations, Partners of transgender people, Persecution of transgender people, Plastic surgery, Politics, Press, Privacy, Public space, Self-acceptance, Self-defence, Support groups, Thrift shops, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: American Educational Gender Information Service, Inc. (AEGIS), Beaumont Society, Caroline Cossey, Chevalier D'Eon, Gender Identity Center of Colorado, Inc., International Bill of Gender Rights (IBGR), Jed Bland, JoAnn Roberts, Sandra MacRae, Scottish TV/TS Group, Stephanie Anne Lloyd, Stephanie: a Girl in a Million (The Autobiography of a Transsexual), The Diary of a Young Lady of Fashion in the Year 1764-1765, The Gender Paradox, The Grampian Gender Group (3G)
  79. The Tartan Skirt: Magazine of the Scottish TV/TS Group No. 3 (July 1992)

     
    Collection: The Tartan Skirt
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Forrester, Anne
    Date: Jul. 1992
    Topics: Appearance, Beauty standards, Books, Classical music, Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Events, Femininity, Feminism, Gender dysphoria, Gender minorities, Gender role, Labelling, Language, LGBTI community, Marriage, Misogyny, MtFs, Music, Organisations, Passing, Plastic surgery, Poetry, Public space, Self-defence, Sexuality, Shame, Social norms, Solidarity, Support groups, Transgender community, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Brain Sex: the Real Difference Between Men and Women, Caroline Cossey, Coming Together, Working Together Convention, Cross Talk, Crosslynx, David Bowie, Gender Dysphoria Trust International, Handel, IFGE Houston 1992, Iggy Pop, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Mozart, Sandra MacRae, Scottish TV/TS Group, Ten Commandments for Crossdressers, Virginia Prince, You Just Don't Understand
  80. The Tartan Skirt: Magazine of the Scottish TV/TS Group No. 6 (April 1993)

     
    Collection: The Tartan Skirt
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Forrester, Anne
    Date: Apr. 1993
    Topics: Appearance, Beauty standards, Books, Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Femininity, Gender diversity, Hormones, Machismo, Masculinity, MtFs, Passing, Passports, Poetry, Prejudices, Support groups, Transgender community, Violence
    Subject: Bodyshock: The Truth about Changing Sex, The Grampian Gender Group (3G)
  81. The Transgenderist (February, 1996)

     
    Collection: Upstate New York Newsletters
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 1996
    Topics: Acceptance, Activists, Anti-discrimination law, Anti-transgender violence, Change of name, Crossdressers, Employment discrimination, FtMs, Gatherings, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Mental health, MtFs, Murders, Partners, Sexuality, Social activities clubs, Support groups, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: FTM Conference of the Americas, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), Phyllis Randolph Frye, Virginia Prince
  82. The Transgenderist (March, 1996)

     
    Collection: Upstate New York Newsletters
    Institution: M.E. Grenander Department of Special Collections & Archives, University at Albany
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 1996
    Topics: Arrests, Chromosomes, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Events, Gatherings, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Health care, Health insurance, Hormones, Imprisonment, Medicaid, Psychotherapy, Support groups, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Candy Walker, George Pataki
  83. Transgender Community News (November 2003)

     
    Collection: Renaissance News & Newsletters
    Institution: Lili Elbe Archive
    Creator: Gardner, Angela
    Date: Nov. 2003
    Topics: Castration, Childhood, Clothing, Clubs, Constitution, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag, Drag community, Film, FtMs, Gender dysphoria, Gender realignment surgery, Harassment, Hate crimes, Hazing, Heterosexuality, Homosexuality, Hormone therapy, Hormones, Intersex, Katoeys, Law, Masculinity, MtFs, Music, Neovagina, Physical disorders, Polo, Public safety, Religions, Sexual assault, Sodomy, Sports, Support groups, Transgender children, Transgender families, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Alex Fox, Alf Erickson, Barry Winchell, Brenda Whatson, Buzz Magazine, Creating Change, Douglas Lenhart, Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, Equality Project, Finding the Real Me, Gay & Lesbian Independent Democrats, Gender Public Advocacy Coalition (GPAC), GenderROOTS, GenderYOUTH, Greater Philadelphia Chapter of Renaissance, Gwen Araujo, Gwen Smith, Ibrahim Farajeje, International Congress on Sex and Gender Diversity, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Interweave Conocation Conference, J. Michael Bailey, Jeanette Paris, Jeff Goodman, JoAnne Roberts, Katie Wannabe, Kevin Aviance, Kristin Effland, Lisa Fink, Marci L. Bowers, Martin Ornelas-Quintero, Melissa Sklarz, Monika Ramos, National Latino/a Lesbian and Gay Organization (LLEGO), National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (NTAC), Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG), Paula Cole, Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Regina Antiqua, Riki Lake Show, Robert Fink, Sandra Cole, Selena Alvarez-Fernandez, Spectrum Magazine, Stanley Biber, Taipei Times, Terry McCorkell, The American Boyz, The Man Who Would be Queen, TransFamilies, Transgender 2004, Transgender Independence Club of Albany, TransGender San Francisco (TGSF), Transgenderist, True Spirit Conference, Yosenio Lewis, Yvonne Lame
  84. Transgender Community News (October, 2003)

     
    Collection: Renaissance News & Newsletters
    Institution: Lili Elbe Archive
    Creator: Gardner, Angela
    Date: Oct. 2003
    Topics: Clothing, Courts, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag, Fetishism, Gender realignment surgery, Halloween costumes, Health care, Lesbians, Letters to the editor, LGBTI community, MtFs, Murders, Plastic surgery, Support groups, Surgery, Transgender people, Travel, Uniforms, Violence
    Subject: Afro-dite, Bob Davis, Cashetta, China Doll, Devotion, DRED, Erica Zander, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), John Ronald Brown, Lady Bunny, Marci L. Bowers, Michael Bailey, The Center for Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights, The Man Who Would be Queen, TransActions, Tri-Ess Society for the Second Self, Wigstock
  85. TVIC Journal Vol. 8 No. 85 (June 21, 1980)

     
    Collection: Upstate New York Newsletters
    Institution: Human Sexuality Collection, Cornell University
    Creator: Thordsen, Helen, Thordsen, Wilma
    Date: Jun. 21, 1980
    Topics: Acceptance, Anti-transgender violence, Change of name, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Gatherings, Gender identity, Gender realignment surgery, Hormone therapy, Relationships, Sexuality, Violence
  86. Vanguard Magazine Vol. 1 No. 10 (October/November 1967)

     
    Collection: Vanguard
    Institution: GLBT Historical Society
    Creator: Vanguard Publications
    Date: Oct. 1967 to Nov. 1967
    Topics: Bisexuality, Drug users, Gender role, Homosexuality, Liberalism, Monogamy, Poetry, Police, Politics, Religions, Sexual relationships, Sexual roles, Taboos, Violence
    Subject: Friedrich Karl Forberg, The Open End
  87. Veiled Threat Laid on Rescuer of 'Drag Queens'

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Independent Voices
    Creator: Thompson, Jennifer L.
    Date: May 3, 1974 to May 9, 1974
    Topics: Courts, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Drag queens, Police, Violence
    Subject: Gay Activists Alliance, Hall of Justice, National Caucus of Labor Committees
  88. When April Was Not a Lady

     
    Collection: April Ashley Collection
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 11, 1980
    Topics: Arrests, MtFs, Police officers, Prisons, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: April Ashley
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  89. Why I Went

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator: Rowley, Eddie
    Date: Sep. 15, 1985
    Topics: Gender realignment surgery, Heterosexuality, MtFs, Secrecy, Sex workers, Transsexual people, Violence
    Subject: Debbie Joyce
    Description: Clipping originally collected by Richard Ekins (from The University of Ulster Trans-Gender Archives/Richard Ekins collection at the Transgender Archives, University of Victoria)
  90. Word is Out- Tede Mattews

     
    Collection: Audio and Video, Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, San Francisco Public Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1977
    Topics: Androgyny, Clothing, Drag, Film, Interviews, Passing, Violence
    Subject: Peter Adair, Tede Matthews, Word is Out
    Description: Tede Matthews in his pre-interview video for the film "Word Is Out", a groundbreaking documentary about LGBT people made by Peter Adair in 1977.
  91. Would Rather Be Mabel: Than "Dave," and Again She Has Put on Skirts

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Jul. 30, 1902
    Topics: Arrests, Clothing, Crossdressing, Discrimination, Passing, Violence
    Subject: Dave Kyle, Ellis Glenn, John A. McElhaney, Mabel McElhaney, Samuel O. Boyce
  92. Yanyi Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: NYC Trans Oral History Project
    Creator: Yanyi, Lisowski, Zef
    Date: Jun. 11, 2017
    Topics: Acceptance, Allies, Appearance, Bathrooms, Bullying, Coming out, Communities, Ethnic groups, Gay-straight alliances, Gender diversity, Gender identity, Libraries, Masculinity, Media, Parents of transgender people, Poets, Public services, Racism, Religions, Representation, Schools, Secrecy, Sexuality, Social media, Students, Therapists, Tomboys, Transgender community, Transgender people, Violence, Work situation, Writers
    Description: Yanyi, a poet and software engineer, reflects on his experiences being part of and building many forms of community, including Asian American community, queer/trans community, and neighborhood comm...