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  1. Can Sexology be Saved?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hyde, Sue
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Feminism, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ books, Safer sex, Sex education, Sexologists, Sexology, Sodomy laws
    Subject: Alfred Kinsey, American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT), Disorders of Desire: Sex and Gender in Modern American Sexology, Gay Community News, Janice M. Irvine, Ladies Home Journal, Margie Nichols, Michael Shernoff, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), Playboy, Richard Green, Temple University Press, Virginia E. Johnson, William H. Masters
    Description: Book review of Janice M. Irvine's Disorders of Desire originally published on pages 7 and 10 of Gay Community News volume 18, number 17.
  2. Who's that girl?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: McKnight, Jennie
    Date: Jan. 14, 1990
    Topics: Transvestites
    Subject: Babilonia, Gay Community News, Gay Scotland, Lisa Visonti, Miss Italy
    Description: A news bulletin describing a transvestite who entered a beauty pageant in Italy. Originally published on page 2 of volume 17, number 38 of Gay Community News.
  3. Who gets to 'belong' in the lesbian community anyway?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Power, Bet
    Date: Apr. 8, 1990
    Topics: BDSM, Bisexual people, Communities (LGBTQ), Drag community, Gay pride, Lesbians, LGBTQ visibility, Persecution of bisexual people, Sexual minorities, SM movement, Transgender community
    Subject: Academy Awards, Elizabeth Taylor, Gay Community News, Gertrude Stein, Lis Brook, New Alexandria Lesbian Library, Northhampton Lesbian/Gay Pride march, Radclyffe Hall, Sarah Dreher, Shelix, University of Massachusetts, Valley Gay Alliance, Willa Cather
    Description: An editorial concerning the exclusion of sexual and gender minorities from the 1990 Northampton pride march. Originally published on page 5 of volume 17, number 38 of Gay Community News.
  4. Who Did You Say You Are?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Leshko, Isa, Wilchins, Riki Anne
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Crossdressers, Feminism, Gender confirming surgery, Gender identity, Interviews, Queer transgender people, Sexual orientation, Transgender activism, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Christian Coalition, Elizabeth Birch, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Gay Community News, Gender PAC, Hate Crimes Statistics Act (HCSA), Havelock Ellis, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), Isa Leshko, Judith Butler, Kate Bornstein, Moral Majority, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), National Organization for Women (NOW), Riki Anne Wilchins, Stop Prison Rape, Transgender Menace, Tyra Hunter
    Description: An interview with Riki Anne Wilchins, discussing gender theory, politics, activism, and identity. Originally published on pages 17 and 29 of volume 22, number 1 of Gay Community News.
  5. WANTED - GAY FRIENDSHIP

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 15, 1974
    Topics: Communities (LGBTQ), Gay men, Lesbians, Personals, Sex (Act), Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News
    Description: Personals ad seeking community. Originally published on page 15 of volume 1, number 51 of Gay Community News.
  6. TV Watching in P'town

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Damon, Bill
    Date: Nov. 15, 1975
    Topics: Clothing, Communities (LGBTQ), Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Gay culture, Transgender culture, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Fantasia Fair, Gay Community News
    Description: A short article covering Ariadne Kane's first Fantasia Fair (national transvestite convention), held in Provincetown. Originally published on page 5 of volume 3, number 2 of Gay Community News.
  7. TV - TG - TS

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hoskinson, Vincent
    Date: Aug. 3, 1974
    Topics: Clothing, Femininity, Gender identity, Letters to the editor, MtFs, Sexual orientation, Transgender people, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Gay Community News
    Description: Two letters to the editor concerning an article on trans identity by Ariadne Kane. Originally published on page 5 of volume 2, number 6 of Gay Community News.
  8. Traps and the Transsexual Family

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Ireland, Jade
    Date: Feb. 19, 1983
    Topics: Autobiography, Bisexual people, Book reviews, Families (LGBTQ), FtMs, Internalised homophobia, LGBTQ books, MtFs, Parents (LGBTQ), Transitioning status, Transsexual people
    Subject: Cathy Brown, Chris Johnson, Christine Jorgensen, Gay Community News, Jan Morris, Nancy Hunt, National Enquirer, The Gender Trap, Wendy Nelson
    Description: A book review of an autobiography by two trans individuals in a relationship. Originally published on pages 2 and 4 of volume 10, number 3 of Gay Community News.
  9. transvestite's assailant not charged in shooting

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 12, 1983
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Criminal law, Criminalisation, Hate crimes, Police, Police brutality, Police harassment, Transgender Black people
    Subject: Deon Miller, Gay Community News, George Christ Jr., Nassau County Grand Jury, Patrick Smith, the Long Island Connection
    Description: A legal bulletin describing the shooting and arrest of two trans people on Long Island. Originally published on page 2 of volume 10, number 33 of Gay Community News. Content Warning: This item c...
  10. Transsexual student expelled

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Yang, Jacob Smith
    Date: Dec. 15, 1991
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, LGBTQ personal and family law, MtFs, Trans women, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Park View Hospital, Query, Tennessee State University, Tracy Quirling
    Description: News bulletin about a trans woman who was "kicked out" of her nursing program. Originally published on page 2 of volume 19, number 22 of Gay Community News.
  11. The Transsexual / Lesbian Misunderstanding

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Margo
    Date: Mar. 15, 1975
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Genital reconstruction surgery, Genitals, Intersex people, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, MtFs, Trans women, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News
    Description: The sequel to an editorial about trans lesbianism; in this installment the author addresses the conflict between some cis and trans lesbians. Originally published on pages 8 and 9 of volume 2, numb...
  12. TRANSSEXUAL POLICE OFFICER

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 27, 1979
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, MtFs, Police, Post-operative, Transsexual people
    Subject: Bonnie Davenport, Gay Community News
    Description: An article on a trans woman who seeks to return to the position she had pre-transition as a police officer in Washington DC. Originally published on page 2 of volume 6, number 26 of Gay Community N...
  13. Transsexual pioneer Jorgenson dies

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: McKnight, Jennie
    Date: Jul. 4, 1989
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Transsexual people
    Subject: Christine Jorgenson, Gay Community News, International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Jorgenson Memorial Fund
    Description: This clipping announces Christine Jorgenson's death; she was one of the first people to undergo gender confirmation surgery. Originally published on page 2 of volume 16, number 45 of Gay Community ...
  14. transsexual on trial for wearing drag

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 16, 1983
    Topics: Criminal law, Criminalisation, Drag, FtMs, LGBTQ personal and family law, Medical practitioners' statements, Transitioning status, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, the Long Island Connection
    Description: News bulletin describing a trans woman on trial for crossdressing. Originally published on page 2 of volume 10, number 38 of Gay Community News.
  15. Transsexual fuss

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Ripley, Rebecca
    Date: Jan. 19, 1992
    Topics: Castration, Eunuchs, Letters to the editor, MtFs, Non-Euro-American gender and sexual identities, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Women's music festivals
    Subject: Gay Community News, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Nancy Burkholder
    Description: This letter to the editor appears to be commenting on the controversy surrounding Nancy Burkholder's expulsion from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival for being a trans woman. Related letters are ...
  16. TRANSSEXUAL CAN STAY

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 19, 1977
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Law, Legal status, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Judge Charles Bobby, Steve Dain
    Description: A legal bulletin about a teacher who was fired after his gender confirming surgery; the court ruled in his favor. Originally published on page 2 of volume 4, number 34 of Gay Community News.
  17. Transsexophobia: Old Arguments Against New People

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Schulter, Margo
    Date: Mar. 30, 1974
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Intolerance towards LGBTQ people, Transsexual people, Transsexuality
    Subject: Bill Baird, Eugene Victor Debbs, Gay Community News, Jan Morris
    Description: An assessment and debunking of several reasons why LGB community members do not support transsexuals, using reasons why people have refused to support the LGB movement. Originally published on page...
  18. Transgender study & research center

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: May 10, 1980
    Topics: Advertising, Classified, Gender identity, Health care for LGBTQ people, Mental health care for LGBTQ people, Therapies, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Association for Humanistic Psychology, Association for the Advancement of Psychology, Association of Sexologists, Gay Community News
    Description: A classified ad for a counseling services clinic for transgender people. Originally published on page 7 of volume 7, number 41 of Gay Community News.
  19. The Virtual Movement

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Nangeroni, Nancy
    Date: 1997
    Topics: Coming out, FtMs, Gender expression, Gender roles, Internet forums, LGBTQ Internet forums, Police harassment, Transgender community, Transgender culture, Transgender people
    Subject: Brandon Teena, Chanelle Pickett, FTM Conference of the Americas, Gay Community News, James Green, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Nancy Nangeroni, New York Times, Newsweek, Riki Anne Wilchins, Southern Comfort Conference, Texas T Party, Tonye Barreto-Neto, Transgender Tapestry
    Description: An article covering the development of the transgender community, in person and online. originally published on pages 36 through 40 of volume 23, issue 2/3 of Gay Community News.
  20. THE LESBIAN/TRANSSEXUAL MISUNDERSTANDING

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Margo
    Date: Feb. 22, 1975
    Topics: Butches, Femininity, Femmes, Gender identity, Gender roles, Genitals, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, MtFs, Sexual preference, Transsexual people
    Subject: Abraham Lincoln, Betty Friedan, Congress to Unite Women, Dick Cavett Show, Gay Community News, Jan Morris
    Description: An editorial by a transsexual lesbian, addressing the issues and misconceptions about trans lesbian identity. Originally published on pages 6 and 7 of volume 2 number 35 of Gay Community News.
  21. STONEWALL STORIES PART I OF II

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bronski, Michael, Carlo, Vivian, Robinson, Colin, Poggi, Stephanie, Burns, Randy, Shively, Charley, Stowell, Sterling, Nestle, Joan, Lorde, Audre, Ewing, Tess, Rose, Steven, Abelove, Henry
    Date: Jun. 11, 1989
    Topics: AIDS awareness, Black people (LGBTQ), Communities (LGBTQ), Discrimination (LGBTQ), Drag queens, Gay community, HIV/AIDS, Homophiles, Latinx (LGBTQ), LGBTQ indigenous people, People of colour (LGBTQ), Police harassment, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Stonewall riots, Transvestites
    Subject: Bread and Roses, Daughters of Bilitis, Gay Activists Alliance, Gay Community News, Gay Liberation Front, Gay Women's Liberation, Lesbian History Archives, March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation, Marsha P. Johnson, Mattachine Society, Radicalesbians, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera, That Certain Summer
    Description: A collection of stories and remembrances from the Stonewall riots and 1969. Writers comment on memory, inclusion, and what the riots mean as a symbol. Originally published on pages 14 through 17 of...
  22. THE WORLD OF THE TRANSVESTITE METAMORPHOSIS

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 15, 1974
    Topics: Clothing, Coming out, Electroshock therapy, Gender expression, Gender identity, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, Transvestia, Virginia Prince
    Description: This article is aimed at a cisgender audience and aims to explain the life and motivations of a transvestite. Originally published on page 11 of volume 1, number 51 of Gay Community News.
  23. The Importance of Outside Communication to the Transgendered Inmate

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Maulsby, V. (Mikki)
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Coming out, Detention of LGBTQ people, Discrimination (LGBTQ), LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Transsexual people
    Subject: Amnesty International, Gay Community News, GCN Prisoner Project, gendertrash, Mike Riegle
    Description: An editorial on why writing to incarcerated trans people can be life-saving. Originally published on page 31 of volume 22, number 2 of Gay Community News.
  24. MWMF: denying womanhood

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Burkholder, Nancy
    Date: Dec. 15, 1991
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Feminism, Gender confirming surgery, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, Trans women, Women's music festivals, Womyn
    Subject: Gay Community News, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival
    Description: Letter to the editor written by Nancy Jean Burkholder regarding her expulsion from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Originally published on page 4 of Gay Community News volume 19 number 22. Re...
  25. Letter to the Editor

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Ford, Lynn
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Gender identity disorder, Legal status, Letters to the editor, Medical care, Medicalisation, Personals, Transgender movement, Transgender rights, Transsexual people
    Subject: Basic Rights Oregon, Gay Community News, Gender Shock, Lambda Book Report, Medicaid, OUT Magazine, Phyllis Burke, Riki Anne Wilchins, Shannon Minter
    Description: A letter to the editor in response to comments made about Gender Identity Disorder diagnoses and the book Gender Shock. Originally published on pages 2 and 31 of volume 22, number 3 of Gay Communit...
  26. KATZ TO US: HISTORY LIVES

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Young, Allen, Schreiber, Ron, Katz, Jonathan
    Date: Feb. 5, 1977
    Topics: Archives (LGBTQ), Book reviews, Crossdressing, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Gay men, Interviews, Lesbians, LGBTQ books, Native Americans (LGBTQ), People of colour (LGBTQ), Trans women
    Subject: Antioch, City College, Coming Out! (play), Committee of the Gay Activists Alliance, Communism, Emma Goldman, Gay American History, Gay Community News, Gay Socialist Action Project, Harry Hay, High School of Music and Art, Jim Steakley, Jonathan Katz, Karl Marx, Lucy Ann Lobell, Lucy Terry Prince, Mattachine Society, Murray Hill, Resistance of Christiana, The Early Homosexual Rights Movement, WBAI
    Description: Interview with Jonathan Katz, author of Gay American History, and an inset review of the book. The interview covers Katz's research, thoughts on academia, personal politics, and insights into LGBT ...
  27. How To Tell a Lesbian from a Drag Queen at 40 Paces

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Henry, Nancy
    Date: Jan. 18, 1986
    Topics: Drag queens, Hair removal, Lesbian culture, Lesbians, MtFs, Passing (gender), Trans women, Transitioning status
    Subject: Gay Community News, Marsha P. Johnson
    Description: A humorous article dictating how to identify a drag queen, heavily reliant on stereotypes. Originally published on page 7 of volume 13, number 26 of Gay Community News.
  28. Gay Legal Rights

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Dec. 1, 1971
    Topics: Anti-discrimination law, Anti-gay discrimination, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Drag, Law, Sodomy laws
    Subject: Alphonso Zirpoli, Florida Supreme Court, Gay Community News, Illinois Gays for Legislative Action, San Francisco Society for Individual Rights, Supreme Court, The Gay Advocates, The University of Michigan
    Description: A collection of legal bulletins on recent important state and federal court cases for LGBT rights. Originally published on page 7 of volume 1, number 24 of Gay Community News.
  29. Michelle Parkerson and Stormé DeLarverié: The Filmmaker Celebrates a Black Woman's Courage

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Gomez, Jewelle, Parkerson, Michelle
    Date: May 24, 1987
    Topics: Black people (LGBTQ), Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag kings, Female impersonators, Feminism, Gender expression, Gender identity, Lesbian Black people, Lesbians, LGBTQ films, Male impersonators, Transgender Black people
    Subject: Betty Carter, Gay Community News, Gotta Make this Journey, Hemlines and Hankerchiefs, Jewelle Gomez, Michelle Parkerson, Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box, Stormé DeLarverie, Waiting Rooms
    Description: Interview with Michelle Parkerson, director of Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box. Originally published on pages 9 and 10 of Gay Community News volume 14, number 43.
  30. Transsexual Birds and Bees

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Margo
    Date: Jul. 5, 1975
    Topics: FtMs, Gender confirming surgery, Gender identity, Genital reconstruction surgery, Health care for LGBTQ people, Hormones, MtFs, Sex education, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexualism
    Subject: Christine Jorgensen, Erickson Educational Foundation, Gay Community News, Information for the Family of the Transsexual, Legal Aspects of Transsexualism, Religious Aspects of Transsexualism
    Description: An article reviewing some of the informational pamphlets released by the Erickson Educational Foundation on trans healthcare and law. Originally published on page 15 of volume 3, number 2 of Gay Co...
  31. The Sexual Politics of Transsexual Surgery

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Amalthea
    Date: Aug. 21, 1976
    Topics: Feminism, Gender confirming surgery, Genitals, Hair removal, Health care for LGBTQ people, Lesbian community, Lesbians, Medical care, MtFs, Physical health care for LGBTQ people, Transsexual people, Vaginas
    Subject: Aristotle, Gay Community News, Naomi Weisstein, Sigmund Freud, Thomas Aquinas
    Description: An editorial on surgery and medical transition from the perspective of a lesbian transsexual woman. Originally published on pages 8 and 9 of volume 4, issue 8 of Gay Community News.
  32. Sexual Minorities Conference

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: May 3, 1975
    Topics: Birth certificate amendments, Legal name change, LGBTQ personal and family law, MtFs, Transgenderism, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Conference on Alternate Sex and Gender Lifestyles, Emerson College, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Service of Boston, Massachusetts Bureau of Vital Statistics, Michael Fleming, Richard Rubino
    Description: An account of the second annual Conference on Alternate Sex and Gender Lifestyles, with photos from the event. Originally published on pages 3 and 9 of volume 2, issue 45 of Gay Community News.
  33. Sexual Identity: a balanced view

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Sitler, J.D.
    Date: Jun. 26, 1976
    Topics: Book reviews, Communities (LGBTQ), Crossdressing, Gender identity, LGBTQ books, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Deborah Heller Feinbloom, Gay Community News, Jan Morris, Transvestites and Transsexuals: Mixed Views
    Description: A book review of Deborah Heller Feinbloom's Transvestites and Transsexuals: Mixed Views. Originally published on pages 15 and 21 of volume 3, number 52 of Gay Community News.
  34. Seeking 'equal protection' for transsexuals in prison

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Farmer, Dee
    Date: Sep. 17, 1989
    Topics: Anti-discrimination law, Criminal law, Estrogen, Hormones, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ personal and family law, LGBTQ prisoners, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, United States Constitution
    Description: A letter to the editor of GCN concerning transsexual prisoners' rights. Originally published on page 5 of volume 17, number 10 of Gay Community News.
  35. Sausage Boy

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Lewis, Robin Coste
    Date: 1999
    Topics: Erotica, Gender identity, Lesbians, Older lesbians, Pornography, Sex (Act), Women who have sex with women
    Subject: Gay Community News, nothing but the girl
    Description: An erotic short story about an affair between an older lesbian and a transmasculine/questioning person. Originally published on pages 14 through 19 of volume 24, issue 3-4 of Gay Community News.
  36. OUR IMAGE IN ROCK

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Avicolli, Tommi
    Date: Feb. 19, 1977
    Topics: Gay men, Lesbians, LGBTQ musicians, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Alice Cooper, Anthony Louis, Bob Dylan, Candy Darling, David Bowie, Donovan, Dory Previn, Gay Community News, Holly Woodlawn, Jackie Curtis, Janis Ian, Jobriath, Judi Pulver, Lou Reed, Mott the Hoople, Neil Young, Olivia Records, Steven Grossman, The Kinks, the Who, Ziggy Stardust
    Description: An overview of gay musicians and music in the rock genre. Originally published on pages 8 and 9 of volume 4, issue 34 of Gay Community News.
  37. only her surgeon knows for sure

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 28, 1981
    Topics: Civil rights (LGBTQ), Gender confirming surgery, Legal status, LGBTQ personal and family law, MtFs, Transgender rights, Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Los Angeles Daily Journal, Raegan Kelly
    Description: A legal bulletin describing a case in which a trans woman is suing her workplace for discrimination. Originally published on page 2 of volume 8, issue 35 of Gay Community News.
  38. Older than Methuselah

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hickman, Craig
    Date: 1996
    Topics: Book reviews, Communities (LGBTQ), Feminism, LGBTQ books, Stone butches, Transgender activism, Transgender people
    Subject: Gay Community News, International Bill of Gender Rights (IBGR), International Conference on Transgender Law & Employment Policy (ICTLEP), Jeff Epperly, Joan of Arc, Kate Bornstein, Leslie Feinberg, Lucinda Hitchcock, Quentin Crisp, Stone Butch Blues, Stormé DeLarverie, The Celluloid Closet, Transgender Warriors: A History of Resistance from Joan of Arc to RuPaul, Workers World Party
    Description: A review of Leslie Feinberg's book Transgender Warriors. Originally published on pages 18 and 19 of volume 22, issue 1 of Gay Community News.
  39. Looking for room to grow in Sex Roles and Sexualities

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Cottle, Ed, Grewell, Eve
    Date: May 5, 1984
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Drag queens, Gay community, Gender expression, Gender identity, Lesbian community, Lesbian identity, Lesbians, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Parents of transgender people, Queer transgender people, Sex (Act), Transvestites
    Subject: Changes, Gay Community News, Solidarity and International Socialists: A Socialist Feminist Network
    Description: Two letters to the editor, both from trans individuals currently in prison. Originally published on pages 14 and 15 of volume 11, number 41 of Gay Community News.
  40. SUPPORT GAY PRISONERS

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: O'Hara, Rick
    Date: 1999
    Topics: Anti-gay discrimination, Anti-gay violence, Gay men, Homophobia, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Transgender people
    Subject: Covenant Station, Gay Community News
    Description: A letter to the editor detailing experiences of assault and mistreatment in prison for a gay man and his transgender partner. Originally published on page 3 of volume 24, issue 3-4 of Gay Community...
  41. An Intimate Circle of Friends

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Moody, Linda
    Date: Oct. 13, 1984
    Topics: Archives (LGBTQ), Crossdressing, Lesbian artists, Lesbians, LGBTQ actors, Sexism, Theatre (LGBTQ)
    Subject: Addie Manning, Anne Whitney, Boston Area Lesbian and Gay History Project, Charles Dickens, Charlotte Cushman, Edwin Booth, Eliza Cook, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Gay Community News, Hamlet, Harriet Hosmer, Janet Kahn, Macbeth, Matilda Hays, Oliver Twist, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare
    Description: This article details the life and history of Charlotte Cushman and her circle of friends, many of whom were lesbians and engaged in crossdressing. There are several small typos in the article; Cush...
  42. 'Helping Professions' Meet a Sexual Minority

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Rosen, Lyn
    Date: Apr. 9, 1977
    Topics: Crossdressing, Femininity, Gender dysphoria, Gender expression, Gender identity, Transgender people, Transsexuality, Transvestism
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Brooks House, Deborah Feinbloom, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Service of Boston, The Outreach Foundation, Transvestites and Transsexuals: Mixed Views
    Description: A summary of an event in which counselors, therapists, hotline operators and sex educators met with transvestites, transsexual people, and transgender people. Originally published on page 8 of volu...
  43. GOAL: Psychosexually Functional Heterosexual Parent

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Brown, Dennise
    Date: Nov. 29, 1975
    Topics: Gender identity, Heterosexism, Heterosexuality, Intersex people, Medicalisation, Sex (Body), Sex assigned at birth, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, John Money, Patricia Tucker, Sexual Signatures: on Being a Man or a Woman
    Description: A review of the book Sexual Signatures: On Being a Man or a Woman by John Money and Patricia Tucker. Originally published on page 16 of volume 3, number 22 of Gay Community News.
  44. Glen or Glenda? : Not Just a Puppy Dog's Tale

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bronski, Michael
    Date: Jul. 31, 1982
    Topics: Exploitation films, LGBTQ films, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Bela Lugosi, Christine Jorgensen, Ed Wood, Gay Community News, Glen or Glenda?, John Waters, World War II
    Description: A review of Glen or Glenda? (1953), originally published on pages 7 and 8 of volume 10, issue 3 of Gay Community News.
  45. Gender Role/Identity Discord

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Prunty, Brad
    Date: Feb. 17, 1979
    Topics: Disorders of sexual development, Gay men, Gender identity, Medicalisation, Psychology, Research, Transsexuality, Transvestites
    Subject: Bernard Zuger, Gay Community News, John Money, R.J. Stoller, Richard Green, Sexual Identity Conflict in Children and Adults, Tony Russo
    Description: An overview of recent research into why young people grow up to be gay or trans. The article and research do not cast a strong positive or negative light on the subject, although effeminacy in youn...
  46. GCN STONEWALL NATION 69~79: What Happened, Anyhow?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Stein, Cindy
    Date: Jun. 23, 1979
    Topics: Drag queens, Gay liberation, Lesbians, Police harassment, Stonewall riots
    Subject: Allen Ginsberg, Dave Van Ronk, Dick Leitsch, Donn Teal, Gay Community News, Howard Smith, Lucian Truscott IV, New York City Police Department, New York Daily News, New York Mattachine Society, New York Times, The Gay Militants, Village Voice
    Description: An account of the Stonewall Riots, originally published on page 9 of volume 6, number 47 of Gay Community News, in the Stonewall 10th Anniversary issue. The author mentions drag queens being presen...
  47. Gay dic(k)tionary

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Kyper, John
    Date: Feb. 26, 1989
    Topics: Book reviews, Drag queens, Gay men, Gay slang, Gender confirming surgery, LGBTQ books, Literature (LGBTQ), Slang (LGBTQ), Transsexual people
    Subject: Banned Books, Gay Community News, Gay Talk, Gay(s)language: a dic(k)tionary of gay slang, H. Max, The Queen's Vernacular
    Description: A book review of a dictionary of gay slang, published 1988. Originally published on page 9 of volume 16, number 32 of Gay Community News.
  48. FROM STONEWALL TO THE PUERTO RICAN PRIDE PARADE: THE EPIC ROLE OF TRANSVESTITES

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Negron, Frances
    Date: Jun. 1994
    Topics: Gay men, Latinx (LGBTQ), Lesbians, People of colour (LGBTQ), Stonewall riots, Transgender Latinx, Transphobia, Transvestites
    Subject: Communidad Orgullo Gay, Gay Community News, Gay Liberation Front, Latino Gay and Lesbian Coalition, Maida Tilchen, National Gay Task Force (NGTF), Pa'Fuera, Puerto Rican Pride Parade, Puerto Rico, Stonewall 25, Stonewall Rebellion, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera
    Description: An overview of Puerto Rican involvement in the LGBT+ movement, especially Sylvia Rivera's involvement in the Stonewall Rebellion. Originally published on page 22 of volume 20, issues 1 and 2 of Gay...
  49. Free TV/TS contact service

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Rubin, Ina Helen
    Date: Jan. 31, 1988
    Topics: Crossdressing, Helplines, Letters to the editor, Transgenderism, Transsexual people, Transsexualism, Transvestites
    Subject: American Transvestite-Transsexual Contact Service, Gay Community News, Kinsey Institute, National Gay and Lesbian Task Force (NGLTF), National Transvestite-Transsexual Hotline Number, TV-TS Contact Service
    Description: A response to an ad, redirecting readers from a paid trans focused talk line to a free one. Originally published on page 4 of volume 15, number 28 of Gay Community News.
  50. forum GRAFFITI

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 26, 1974
    Topics: Bathrooms, Bisexuality, Drag, Drag community, Drag queens, Gay men, Lesbians, Sexism
    Subject: Charles Street Meeting House, Gay Community News, Jesus, Richard M. Nixon
    Description: An account of graffiti from the bathrooms of the Charles Street Meeting House in Boston. Originally published on page 4 of volume 1, number 31 of Gay Community News. Content Warning: This item co...
  51. FOCUS ON: Gender Identity Service

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: May 4, 1974
    Topics: Clinics, Counseling, Gender identity, Health care for LGBTQ people, Legal name change, Legal status, LGBTQ personal and family law, Medical care, Official documentation, Organisations for sexual research and sexual reform, Therapies, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Community Sex Information Service, Deborah Feinbloom, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Clinic, Homophile Community Health Service, New England
    Description: A brief description of a new gender identity service in Cambridge. Originally published on page 7 in volume 1, number 45 of Gay Community News.
  52. All dressed up and nowhere to go?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 10, 1988
    Topics: Crossdressing, Gender identity, Helplines, Transgenderism, Transsexualism
    Subject: Gay Community News, TV-TS Contact Service
    Description: A classified ad for the TV-TS (transvestite transsexual) contact service, originally published in volume 15, number 25 of Gay Community News.
  53. "Even if you win your revolution, I'm still an outlaw"

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Kaplan, Rebecca
    Date: Apr. 19, 1992
    Topics: Gender identity, Lesbians, LGBTQ religions, LGBTQ spirituality, MtFs, Theatre (LGBTQ), Transsexual people
    Subject: Gay Community News, Hidden: A Gender, Kate Bornstein, Real Art Ways, The Bible, The Opposite Sex... is Neither
    Description: A review of Kate Bornstein's one woman play, The Opposite Sex ... is Neither, originally published on page 9 of volume 19, number 37 of Gay Community News.
  54. Fighting for the rights of transsexuals

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Farmer, Dee
    Date: Nov. 24, 1991
    Topics: Butches, FtMs, Gender confirming surgery, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ prisoners, MtFs, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Wimmin, Women's music festivals, Womyn
    Subject: Gay Community News, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Nancy Burkholder, Sr. Mary Elizabeth
    Description: A letter to the editor responding to another letter regarding Nancy Burkholder's ejection from the Michigan Womyn's Music Festival. Farmer defends Burkholder's right to attend and also offers legal...
  55. FAIRIES, LEATHERMEN AND QUEENS SHARE THE SPIRIT

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bronski, Michael, Thompson, Mark, Hayes, Dimid
    Date: Jul. 12, 1987
    Topics: Berdache, Book reviews, Christians (LGBTQ), Closeted gay men, Crossdressing, Faeries, Gay activism, Gay culture, Gay liberation, Gay men, Homophobia, Internalised homophobia, Interviews, Lesbian activism, LGBTQ books, LGBTQ religions, LGBTQ spirituality, Persecution of gay men, Queer men
    Subject: Anita Bryant, Edward Carpenter, Gay Community News, Gay Spirit: Myth and Meaning, Harry Hay, LIVE-AID, Louisiana Sissies in Struggle, Mark Thompson, The Advocate, Tree Roots Collective, Walt Whitman
    Description: An interview with Mark Thompson and a review of his book, Gay Spirit: Myth and Meaning. Thompson discusses what it means to be gay and references crossdressers and iconic gay men of the past. Origi...
  56. Drag queens suspected in stabbings

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Gaines, Kelly
    Date: Jan. 14, 1990
    Topics: Bars (Drinking establishments), Drag queens, Violent crimes
    Subject: Dallas Voice, Gay Community News
    Description: A news bulletin from Dallas describing a violent incident on New Year's Day. Originally published on page 2 of volume 17, number 26 of Gay Community News.
  57. CROSSDRESSING WM SEEKING GWF TO SHARE MY HOBBY

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 28, 1984
    Topics: Advertising, Classified, Crossdressing, Lesbians, Personals
    Subject: Gay Community News
    Description: A classified ad by a crossdressing white male (WM) looking for a gay white female (GWF). Originally published on page 15 of volume 11, number 40 of Gay Community News.
  58. A home of our own

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: The Ad Hoc Committee to Support the Lesbian Herstory Archives
    Date: Jun. 23, 1991
    Topics: Anti-lesbian violence, Archives, Butches, Dykes, Femmes, Lesbian activism, Lesbian African-Americans, Lesbian archives, Lesbian bars, Lesbians, Lesbians of colour, Male impersonators, Persecution of lesbians
    Subject: Becky Johnson, C. Walsh Theater, First African Meeting House, Gay Community News, Jenifer Firestone, Jewel Box Revue, Joan Nestle, Lesbian Herstory Archives, Michelle Parkerson, Red Shades Affinity Group, Stormé: The Lady of the Jewel Box, Stormé DeLarverie, West Village
    Description: An article summarizing an event to benefit the Lesbian Herstory Archives, featuring a short film about Storme Delarverie and appearances from notable lesbian activists. Originally published on page...
  59. cross-dressing: inside and out

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Scribner, Lynn M.
    Date: Feb. 23, 1985
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag queens, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ imprisonment, LGBTQ prisoners, Lingerie, Sexuality
    Subject: Gay Community News, Gayellow Pages, Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund (LLDEF), TV-TS Contact Service
    Description: Letter to the editor of Gay Community News from a person imprisoned in Huntsville, TX. Originally published on page 6 of Volume 12, number 31.
  60. Dressing the Part: Two Approaches to Drag

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Schneiderman, Jo, Leigh, Joanna, Lynn, Merissa Sherrill
    Date: May 5, 1984
    Topics: Camp, Clothing, Crossdressers, Drag, Drag bars, Drag community, Drag queens, Femininity, Gay community, Gender confirming surgery, Gender expression, LGBTQ events, MtFs, Relationships (LGBTQ), Sexual assault, Transsexual people
    Subject: Eve's Garden, Fire and Ice Review, Gay Community News, Jacques' Cabaret, Norell, Roberta Dearborn, Tiffany Club, Tina Lea
    Description: A compilation of interviews with drag queens, transsexual women, and crossdressers. Touches on the drag scene in Boston, presenting and passing as a woman, the threat of sexual assault, and relatio...
  61. Becoming a Woman

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Hircus, Capra
    Date: Jan. 3, 1976
    Topics: Clothing, Estrogen, Femininity, Gender confirming surgery, Gender expression, Hair removal, Hormone therapy (Gender), Identification cards, MtFs, Passing (gender), Physicians, Transitioning (Transgender), Transitioning status, Voice therapy (Transgender)
    Subject: Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964, Gay Community News, Gender Identity Service of Boston, Home Savings Bank
    Description: An overview of medical, social, and legal transition for an MtF trans person, presenting different options and how much they cost or how difficult they are to obtain. Originally published on page 9...
  62. Because We Need Funny Books

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Curzon, Dan
    Date: Jan. 3, 1976
    Topics: Gay men, Interviews, LGBTQ books, Pornography, Racism, Transvestites
    Subject: Dan Curzon, Gay Community News, John Parke Custis Press, Something You Do in the Dark, The Misadventures of Tom McPick, Walt Disney
    Description: An interview with author Dan Curzon, author of a humorous book about a "seventeen year old vegetarian Gay" who has misadventures, variously involving bestiality, a gang, and a transvestite. Curzon ...
  63. A kinder and gentler festival?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Burkholder, Nancy
    Date: Sep. 1, 1991
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Cisgender women, Lesbian culture, MtFs, Music festivals, Passing (gender), Stealth (Transgender), Transphobia, Transsexual people, Women's music festivals, Womyn
    Subject: Barbara Price, Gay Community News, Lisa Vogel, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Two Nice Girls
    Description: An article by Nancy Burkholder, a woman who was thrown out of a Women's Music Festival on suspicion of being transsexual. Burkholder criticizes this decision eloquently. Originally published on pag...
  64. Queens at Heart (1967)

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: UCLA Film and Television Archive
    Creator:
    Date: 1967
    Topics: Drag, Drag balls, Drag queens, Femininity, Gay bars, Gender confirming surgery, Homophobia, Homosexuality, Hormones, LGBTQ suicide, Medicalisation, Sex (Act), Trans women, Transphobia
    Subject: Jay Martin
    Description: "This short pseudo-documentary offers a rare look at trans life and drag ball culture in mid-1960s New York." According to Jenni Olson, the LGBTQ historian and archivist who rediscovered the film i...
  65. Divine

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Divine, Holland, David
    Date: Nov. 13, 1976
    Topics: Drag, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Gender identity in the theater, Motion pictures, Off Off-Broadway theater, Theater
    Subject: Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Babs Johnson, Divine, Female Trouble, Gay Community News, John Waters, Multiple Maniacs Mondo Trasho, Museum of Modern Art, Pink Flamingos, Roman Candles, Shakespeare, Tom Eyen, Women Behind Bars
    Description: An interview with Divine, the drag queen and actor. Originally printed on page 9 of Volume 4, number 2 of Gay Community News. Photography by Deborah Irmas.
  66. 'chosen' 'trap'?

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Neutzel, David
    Date: Jul. 8, 1987
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Gender dysphoria, Gender identity, Letters to the editor, LGBTQ prisoners, Masculinity, MtFs, Sexuality, Transgender people, Transgender youth
    Subject: Avon Park Correctional Institution, Gay Community News
    Description: A letter to the editor of Gay Community News from a prisoner at Avon Park Correctional Institution. Originally printed in volume 15, issue 3. Content Warning: This item contains potentially sensiti...
  67. Ariadne Kane Speaks of the Transsexual Experience

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: SB, Kane, Ariadne
    Date: Jan. 31, 1976
    Topics: Drag queens, Feminism, Gay community, Gender confirming surgery, Gender identity, Interviews, Police harassment, Sex (Body), Transgender activism, Transgender community, Transgender people, Transvestites
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Cycle Sluts, Divine, Fantasia Fair, Gay Community News, New England Conference on Alternate Sex and Gender Lifestyles, Skag Drag
    Description: An interview with Ariadne Kane, a self described transgenderist who organized events and conferences for the transgender and transvestite communities. Originally published on pages 10 and 11 of vol...
  68. A Dictionary of Gender Identity

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Bonnell, Charles
    Date: Sep. 20, 1975
    Topics: Crossdressers, Drag kings, Drag queens, Eroticism, Gender confirming surgery, Gender identity, Medicalisation, Passing (gender), Scientific literature, Sex cinemas, Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Gay Community News, The Queen's Vernacular
    Description: A short article in volume 3, issue 12 of Gay Community News, providing definitions for terms used by the gender noncomforming community in the 70s. Originally printed on page 17.
  69. Crossing Sexual Borders: Interview with Three Male-to-Female Transeuxals

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Tommi Avicolli
    Date: May 3, 1975
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, Gender dysphoria, Gender expression, MtFs, Parents, Psychology, Trans women, Transgender children, Women's movement
    Subject: Erickson Educational Foundation, Gay Community News, Information for the Family of the Transsexual, Marilyn Monroe, New Words (Feminist Bookstore), Olivia Records, The Gay Alternative, The Linen Closet
    Description: Interviews with three transsexual women, ages 19 and 22, all from Pennsylvania. The article is reprinted from the Philadelphia paper The Gay Alternative. The article is printed on pages 8 and 12 of...
  70. cross-dressing now legal in st. louis

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Fauntleroy, Jim
    Date: Aug. 24, 1986 to Aug. 30, 1986
    Topics: Crossdressing, Law, Newspaper court reporting, Police
    Subject: ACLU News, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Gay Community News
    Description: A short news bulletin recounting a recent court case in St. Louis, MO, in which a female impersonator and a transsexual person sued the city for arresting them for crossdressing. The article insinu...
  71. Coming Out as Transsexual

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Northeastern University Archives and Special Collections
    Creator: Christina Ann Debosco
    Date: Jan. 31, 1988
    Topics: Diversity, Drag, Intersectionality, Letters to the editor, People of colour (LGBTQ), Transsexual people, Transvestites
    Subject: Buffalo Transition Support, Gay Community News, March on Washington for Lesbian, Gay and Bi Equal Rights and Liberation
    Description: A letter to the editor of Gay Community News from Christina Ann Debosco. Debosco requests that more information and writing by and for transgender individuals be published in the newspaper. Origina...
  72. The Strange Case of Max Curry

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 22, 1915
    Topics: Arson, Gender confirming surgery, Insurance fraud, LGBTQ prisoners
    Subject: Arch Dilley, J. Henry Rider, Maud Jackson, Max Curry
    Description: Description of the life and legal troubles of Max Curry from volume 33.3 of the Pocahontas Times.
  73. The United Novelty Company!

     
    Collection: Ephemera
    Institution: Peabody Essex Museum
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1800
    Topics: Female impersonators, Theater
    Subject: Alice Crouse, B. P. Poulsand, Geo. F. Ropes, Horace Coffin, Jimmie Smith, John Ryan, Lulu Coffin, Lyceum Hall, Ned Miller, Norris & Semons, The United Novelty Company, W. H. Smith, W. H. Wymond
    Description: Advertisement for event featuring female impersonator W. H. Smith
  74. The Fascinating Widow

     
    Collection: Ephemera
    Institution: Peabody Essex Museum
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators, Theater
    Subject: Ann Kingsley, Dwight Meade, Empire Theater Players, Julian Eltinge, The Fascinating Widow, Tommie Martelle
    Description: Advertisement for the play "The Fascinating Widow" starring female impersonator Tommie Martelle in a role originated by Julian Eltinge.
  75. San Francisco Minstrels!

     
    Collection: Ephemera
    Institution: Peabody Essex Museum
    Creator:
    Date: May 12, 1874
    Topics: Female impersonators, Minstrel shows, Theater
    Subject: A. Smidt, Beaumont Read, Billy Birch, Birch, Wambold, and Backus' San Francisco Minstrels, C. Henry, Charley Backus, D. S. Wambold, E. Kirwan, J. Wills, Johnson & Powers, Joseph Norrie, Mechanics Hall, S. Watts, T. A. E. Richardson, T. P. Jones, The Great Ricardo, W. Blakeney, W. S. Mullaly, W. Schwab
    Description: Advertisement for event featuring minstrel and female impersonation act The Great Ricardo
  76. The Celebrated Rentz Santley Novelty Company

     
    Collection: Ephemera
    Institution: Peabody Essex Museum
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1870
    Topics: Burlesque (Theater), Female impersonators, Theater, Vaudeville
    Subject: 4 Aesthetic Four 4, Alice Daily, Alice Smith, Andy and Annie Hughes, Annie Boyd, Billy Buckley, Blanch Moncrief, Bruno Kennicott, Don Jose, Dutch Daly, Edgar Edgerton, Edith Sinclair, Emma Alfredo, Emma Wilson, Esther Vaughan, Fannie Florence, Fred Wilson, Georgia Lester, Harry Morris, Harry Woodson, Kate Gresham, Laura Bennett, Lillie Ashford, Lizzie Paine, Louise Giroux, Lulu Mortimer, M. B. Leavitt, Mechanic's Hall, Millie Ellsworth, Rentz Santley, Teddy Raynor, The Masher's Quadrille, The Rentz Santley Novelty Company, The Spanish Dude, Topsy Robins, Victoria North, W.M. Skuse
  77. Just Arrived: The New Dime Museum

     
    Collection: Ephemera
    Institution: Peabody Essex Museum
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1880
    Topics: Dime museums, Female impersonators, Theater
    Subject: Essex Street, G. B. Bunnell, Irene Woodward, J. Lang, Joseph Jenny, Signor Giovanna, The New Dime Museum, The Tattooed Lady
    Description: Advertisement for a Dime Museum featuring female impersonator Joseph Jenney.
  78. The Evangeline Combination

     
    Collection: Ephemera
    Institution: Peabody Essex Museum
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 12, 1877
    Topics: Dance, Female impersonators, Opera, Theater
    Subject: A. S. Pennoyer, BABA, Blanche Selickson, C. M. Winter, Clara Fisher, Cora Verne, Edward E. Rice, Edwin S. Tarr, Eliza Weathersby, Estelle Stroelin, Evangeline, Flora Lee, George H. Cassidy, George Ulmer, Golden and Dixey, Harry Braham, Harry Hunter, Harry Josephs, Hattie Richardson, Herman Singleton, J. Cheever Goodwin, J. P. Steele, J. R. Quincy, Lizzie Webster, Louise Winans, Lucy Wood, M. C. Daly, Mechanic Hall, N. C. Goodwin Jr., Niblo's Garden, Seth M. Crane, Stella Richings, The Boston Museum, The Evangeline Combination, The Heiffer Dance, The Lydia Thompson Troupe, W. W. Bullock
    Description: Advertisement for a production of Evangeline featuring female impersonator Harry Josephs as Catherine.
  79. Donna Sachet Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Sachet, Donna
    Date: Jul. 27, 2016
    Topics: Child abuse, Coming out, Drag, Drag queens, Gay bars, Gay Christians, Gay community, Gay men, Gay movement, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Lipsynching, Methodist Church, Police harassment, Stonewall riots
    Subject: ACT UP, Bette Davis, Beverly Sills, Black Cat Bar, Campus Crusade for Christ, Donna Sachet, Donna Summer, Empress of San Francisco, Fire Island, Gay Men's Chorus, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC), GLAAD Media Awards, Joan Crawford, José Sarria, Juanita More, Judy Garland, Mark Leno, Miss Gay San Francisco, Perry Ellis, Shanti Project, Tavern Guild, The Celluloid Closet, Trannyshack
    Description: "In July 2016, Donna invited OUTWORDS to record her story at her stylish home just above the Castro in San Francisco. She talked honestly about her wretched childhood, and the freedom she finally f...
  80. Bradley Picklesimer Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Picklesimer, Bradley
    Date: Mar. 28, 2018
    Topics: Anti-gay violence, Berdache, Drag, Drag queens, Gay discos, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Hormones, Police raids, Porn films (LGBTQ), Sexual assault, Siblings, Stonewall riots, Transitioning (Transgender), Transvestites
    Subject: ACT UP, AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), Bernard Jay, Bradley Picklesimer, Café LMNOP, Chi Chi LaRue, Club Agogo, Courtney Act, David Bowie, Divine, Francis Marion Picklesimer, Henry Faulkner, Jayne County, Judy Garland, Lee Angelique, Martha Lynn Stone, Miss Bradley, Sweet Evening Breeze, The Montparnasse, The Thrusters, Wade Littrell
    Description: "For his OUTWORDS interview in March 2018, Bradley very generously traveled from Meally to a friend’s home in surprisingly queer Lexington, Kentucky. Bradley’s stories were epic with detail and emo...
  81. Valda Prout Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Prout, Valda
    Date: Aug. 6, 2016
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Coming out, Drag, Drag balls, Drag queens, Gay bars, Gender confirming surgery, Hair removal, Homophobia, Hormone therapy (Gender), Police harassment, Police raids, Racism, Segregation, Slurs, Theater, Transgender Black people, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, West Indian Americans
    Subject: Agassiz Village, Auntie Mame, Dorothy Mallory, Dr. Risch, George L. Prout, Jacques, La Belse, Mae Bonds, Paul Robeson, Phil Black, Punch Bowl, Summer Stock, Valda Prout
    Description: "Today, Valda lives in a small apartment just north of Logan Circle in Washington DC, a short walk from the African American Civil War Memorial, which honors the more than 200,000 black soldiers wh...
  82. Nancy Nangeroni Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Nangeroni, Nancy
    Date: Feb. 8, 2018
    Topics: Anti-transgender violence, Coming out, Conservatives, Family members, Feminism, Gender dysphoria, Genderqueer people, HIV/AIDS, Homophobia, Lesbians, LGBTQ chosen families, Medicalisation, Motorcycling accidents, Murders of LGBTQ people, Public bathroom bills, Radio (LGBTQ), Trans women, Transgender activism, Transgender people, Transgender political activists, Transgenderism, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Transsexual people
    Subject: Adrienne Lynch, Barack Obama, Barney Frank, Bathroom Act, Bay Windows, Black Lives Matter (BLM), Brandon Teena, Caitlyn Jenner, Chanelle Pickett, Christine Jorgensen, Deborah Forte, Donald Trump, Emily Rooney, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), GenderTalk, Gordene Olga Mackenzie, Gunner Scott, Gwendolyn Ann Smith, Holly Boswell, Human Rights Campaign (HRC), International Foundation for Gender Education (IFGE), Kate Bornstein, Lynn Conway, Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), Merissa Sherrill Lynn, Michigan Womyn's Music Festival, Nancy Nangeroni, Napoleon Hills, Renee Richards, Riki Anne Wilchins, Rita Hester, Senior Action in a Gay Environment (SAGE), The Village Voice, Think and Grow Rich, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Transgender Nation, Transgender Tapestry, Transsexual Menace, Virginia Stephenson, Yvonne Cook-Riley
    Description: "OUTWORDS traveled to Albuquerque in February 2018 to interview Nancy at the home she shares with Gordene. Nancy is at work on her memoir and serves on the board of the TG Resource Center in Albuqu...
  83. Dee McKellar with Cat

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 1997
    Topics: Trans women, Transgender people, Transgender political activists
    Subject: Dee S. McKellar
  84. Dee McKellar and Melinda Whiteway at the 1997 International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy

     
    Collection: JD Doyle Photographs (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1997
    Topics: Trans women, Transgender activism, Transgender people, Transgender political activists
    Subject: Dee S. McKellar, International Conference on Transgender Law & Employment Policy (ICTLEP), Melinda Marie Whiteway
    Description: Taken at the 1997 ICTLEP Conference (International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy). On the left is Dee McKellar. On the right is Melinda Whiteway, who was the female co-chair o...
  85. Mutate, No. 3 (1999)

     
    Collection: Zines
    Institution: Queer Zine Archive Project
    Creator: Milo
    Date: 1999
    Topics: Coming out, Gender, Leather community, LGBTQ musicians, Poetry (LGBTQ), Queer artists, Transgender culture
    Subject: Pansy Division, The Smiths
    Description: The third issue of queer zine Mutate, featuring an interview with the band Pansy Division. Also in this issue is a personal coming out story, poetry, and prose writing.
  86. Transsexual Sues Dallas Police

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator: This Week in Texas (TWT)
    Date: circa May 15, 1981
    Topics: Arrests of LGBTQ people, Police, Police harassment, Transphobia, Transsexual people, Transsexuality
    Subject: Dallas Police Department
    Description: News article on page 12 of This Week in Texas, volume 7, number 8, published May 15-21, 1981. The article details the legal troubles of a trans person in Dallas. The person in question experienced ...
  87. Fantasia Fair 1981 Pictorial Review

     
    Collection: Scrapbooks and Albums
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Kane, Ariadne, Allen, Mariette Pathy
    Date: Oct. 1981
    Topics: Bathing suits, Communities (LGBTQ), Cosmetics, Costume, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Femininity, Gender expression, LGBTQ awards, LGBTQ events, Public worship, Shopping, Talent shows, Wigs
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Fantasia Fair, Fantasia Fair Fashion Show, Fantasia Fair Follies, Mariette Pathy Allen, Mary Kay Makeup, Merissa Sherrill Lynn, Naomi Owen, Virginia Prince, Winnie Brant
    Description: Album compiled by Ariadne Kane of photos taken by Mariette Pathy Allen at the 1981 Fantasy Fair. In addition to the Fantasy Fair Follies and Fantasy Fair Fashion Show, the photos show participants ...
  88. Fantasia Fair 1980 Pictorial Review

     
    Collection: Scrapbooks and Albums
    Institution: Joseph A. Labadie Collection, University of Michigan
    Creator: Kane, Ariadne, Owen, Naomi
    Date: Oct. 1980
    Topics: Bathing suits, Beach volleyball, Communities (LGBTQ), Cosmetics, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Femininity, Gender expression, LGBTQ awards, LGBTQ events, Talent shows, Wigs
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, Betty Ann Lind, Diane Murphy, Fantasia Fair, Fantasia Fair Fashion Show, Fantasia Fair Follies, Jamie Keppler, Lee Wright, Michelle Green, Naomi Owen, Paula Nielsen, Pied Piper, Redken, Roger Peo, Suzanne Sheffield, Winnie Brant
    Description: Album compiled by Ariadne Kane of photos taken by Naomi Owen at the 1980 Fantasy Fair. In addition to the Fantasy Fair Follies and Fantasy Fair Fashion Show, the photos show participants engaging i...
  89. Marcus Arana Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Arana, Marcus
    Date: Jul. 26, 2016
    Topics: Biphobia, Bisexuality, Child abuse, Civil rights (LGBTQ), Coming out, Discrimination (LGBTQ), Feminism, FtMs, Gender identity disorder, Health care for LGBTQ people, Intersex genital mutilation, Intersex people, Lesbian separatism, Lesbians, LGBTQ indigenous people, LGBTQ night life, LGBTQ spirituality, Native Americans (LGBTQ), Poverty, Public bathroom bills, Queer people, Stonewall riots, Transgender people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people, Two-spirit people
    Subject: Advocates for Informed Consent, Anita Bryant, Bay Area American Indian Two-Spirits (BAAITS), Briggs Initiative, Center for Individual Responsibility, Christine Jorgensen, City College of Fresno, Claire Skiffington, Community United Against Violence (CUAV), Dan White, David Harris, David Rubin, Donald Laub, Dubcoe Park, Everything You Wanted to Know About Sex but Were Afraid to Ask, George Moscone, Harvey Milk, Human Rights Commission of San Francisco, Humboldt State University, James Green, Joan Baez, John Briggs, Larry Baskin, Lina, Marcus Arana, Octavian Haight, People's Union Co-Op Farm, Pinocchio, Queer Nation, Renee Richards, Rock Hudson, Ronald Reagan, Running Eagle, Steve Dain, Stonewall Parade, Tom Ammiano, Tom Waddell Clinic, Trans March, University of California San Francisco
    Description: "Marcus was one of OUTWORDS’ first interviewees. He immediately invited us to call him Tio (Spanish for ‘uncle’). In his personal life, Marcus has battled cancer, physical disabilities, and homeles...
  90. Phyllis Randolph Frye Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Frye, Phyllis Randolph
    Date: Jun. 1, 2017
    Topics: Activists (LGBTQ), Harassment, Judicial power, Lawyers, People in the military (LGBTQ), Transitioning (Transgender), Transsexual people
    Subject: Ernest McGowan, International Conference on Transgender Law and Employment Policy, Lifetime Achievement Award, Phyllis Randolph Frye, Pro Tem Johnny Goyen, ROTC, Shannon Minter, Texas A & M, Transgender Foundation of America, University of Houston
    Description: "OUTWORDS interviewed Judge Frye at her Houston office in May 2017."
  91. Jamison Green Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Green, Jamison
    Date: May 12, 2017
    Topics: Anti-transgender discrimination, Children of LGBTQ people, Gender identity, Transgender activism
    Subject: Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists, Becoming a Visible Man, Jamison Green, Manchester Metropolitan University, World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH)
    Description: Interview with Jamison Green, conducted by Mason Funk on May 12, 2017.
  92. Joanne and Julie Nemecek Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Nemecek, Julie, Nemecek, Joanne
    Date: Jul. 17, 2017
    Topics: LGBTQ Baptists, Marriage, Transgender people
    Subject: Bethel College, Christine Jorgensen, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Joanne Nemecek, Julie Nemecek, Michigan Equality, PFLAG, Renee Richards, Roberts Wesleyan College, Soulforce, Spring Arbor University, Susan Stanton
    Description: Interview with Joanne and Julie Nemecek, conducted by Mason Funk on July 17, 2017.
  93. Kylar Broadus Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Broadus, Kylar
    Date: Aug. 7, 2016
    Topics: Activists (LGBTQ), Authors, Gender dysphoria, Law, Political science, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Billy Tipton, Central Methodist University, Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), Freedom Center of Social Justice, Kylar Broadus, Lavender Law Conference, National Enquirer, National LGBTQ Task Force, Pioneer Award, Sue J. Hyde Award for Longevity in the Movement, Trans People of Color Coalition, University of Missouri School of Law
    Description: Interview with Kylar Broadus, conducted by Mason Funk on August 7th, 2016.
  94. Oral History Interview with Anton Black

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project
    Creator: Black, Anton
    Date: Feb. 22, 2018
    Topics: Activism (LGBTQ), Androgyny, Christians (LGBTQ), Drag, Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, People of colour (LGBTQ), Same-sex marriage, Sexuality
    Subject: Agoraphobia, Anton Black, Elmwood Park, PRISM Foundation, Roanoke Pride
    Description: Interviewer: Caitlyn Lewis; Kitty Bridgewater Interviewee: Anton Black Date: 22 February 2018 Duration: 66:22 Transcription prepared by: Caitlyn Lewis
  95. Oral History Interview with an Anonymous Person

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: Southwest Virginia LGBTQ+ History Project
    Creator:
    Date: Feb. 24, 2017
    Topics: Bounty hunters, Drug control, HIV/AIDS, Queer Christians, Sex work, Substance abuse, Transvestites
    Subject: Backstreet Cafe, Campbell Avenue, Galax Police Department, Highland Avenue, Police Brutality, Roanoke College, Roanoke Police Department Vice Squad, Salem Avenue, The Park
    Description: Oral History Interview with Anonymous1 Interviewers: Roanoke College students Date: 24 February 2017 Location: Downtown Roanoke Duration: 52:17
  96. Shannon Minter Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Minter, Shannon
    Date: Aug. 7, 2017
    Topics: Christian communities, Christians (LGBTQ), Coming out, Family members, Homophobia, Lesbians, LGBTQ spirituality, Marriage, Parental acceptance, Small cities, Trans men, Transgender people, Transphobia
    Subject: Faith in America, Larry Jackson, National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), Romeo and Juliet, Shannon Minter
    Description: "OUTWORDS was honored to sit down with Shannon in August 2016, at the tail end of the Lavender Law conference in Washington DC. Shannon was clearly exhausted, and perhaps for this reason, very refl...
  97. Ladyboy Gigi Raven Wilbur Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Wilbur, Ladyboy Gigi Raven
    Date: Jun. 1, 2017
    Topics: Androgyny, BDSM, BDSM community, Bisexual literature, Bisexual movement, Bisexual people, Catharsis, Christianity, Exorcism, Femininity, Gay pride, Intersex genital mutilation, Intersex identity, Intersex people, Learning disabilities, LGBTQ spirituality, LGBTQ suicide, Medicalisation, Paganism, Passing (gender), Radio programs, Sex education, Sexual freedom, Switches, Tantric sex
    Subject: After Hours: Queer Radio with Attitude, Aphrodite's Temple, BiNet USA, Carol Queen, Celebrate Bisexuality Day, Doc Duhon, Exhibitionism for the Shy, Fritz Klein, Jay, Kinsey Scale, Klein Sexual Orientation Grid, Ladyboy Gigi Raven Wilbur, Michael Page, Real Live Nude Girl, Sex Out Loud, The Dominant's Handbook: An Intimate Guide to BDSM, The Leather Daddy and the Femme, Tristan Taormino, Wendy Curry, Westheimer Art Festival
    Description: "In June 2017, the OUTWORDS interview team drove down a quiet lane with no sidewalks in semi-rural northwest Houston, arriving at the house Gigi shares with his partner J. After scouting the home f...
  98. Miss Major Griffin-Gracy Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Griffin-Gracy, Miss Major
    Date: Jul. 27, 2016
    Topics: Black people (LGBTQ), Catholic Church, Drag, Drag queens, Gay men, Gender confirming surgery, LGBTQ clubs, Misogyny, Murders of LGBTQ people, Normalisation, Passing (gender), Police, Sex work, Sex workers (LGBTQ), Sissies, Stonewall riots, Substance abuse, Trans men, Trans women, Transgender Black people, Transitioning (Transgender), Transphobia, Women's movement
    Subject: Ashley, Christine Jorgensen, Cookie, Evelyn, Grandma Cerils, Helen, Judy Garland, Kitty, Madison Society, Major!, Marcus Arana, Marsha P. Johnson, Mattachine Society, Miss Major, Monica, Natalie Wood, National Lawyers Guild, Puppy, Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (STAR), Sylvia Rivera
    Description: "OUTWORDS caught up with Miss Major in the summer of 2016, at the Oakland apartment she shared with her son."
  99. Elizabeth Coffey-Williams Oral History

     
    Collection: Audio and Video Clips and Transcripts
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Coffey-Williams, Elizabeth
    Date: Aug. 8, 2016
    Topics: Gender confirming surgery, HIV/AIDS, Trans women, Transitioning (Transgender)
    Subject: Cookie Mueller, Divine, Donna Reed, Elizabeth Coffey-Williams, Female Trouble, John Waters, Johns Hopkins Gender Identity Clinic, Mink Stole, Multiple Maniacs, Pat Moran, Pink Flamingos, The Carry On Thrift Shop
    Description: "When we arrived to record Elizabeth’s OUTWORDS interview in August 2016, she said, 'Put your camera wherever you want' – and then proceeded to tell us exactly where to put it. That’s Elizabeth: fu...
  100. Mia Yamamoto Oral History

     
    Collection: Oral Histories with People of Color
    Institution: OUTWORDS
    Creator: Yamamoto, Mia
    Date: Apr. 17, 2017
    Topics: Gender identity, HIV/AIDS, Japanese American lawyers, LGBTQ veterans, Trans women, Transgender Asian Americans, Transphobia
    Subject: Aiden Aizumi, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Black Lives Matter (BLM), Christine Jorgensen, Civil Rights Movement, Concentration Camp, Cornel West, Donald Trump, Ellen Kameya, Emililo Aguinaldo, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Fred Korematsu, Frederick Douglass, Gordon Hiranbayashi, Harold Kameya, Harvey Milk, Ho Chi Min, Jacqueline Nquyen, Jamison Green, Marsha Aizumi, Mia Yamamoto, Mitsuye Endo, UCLA Law School, Vietnam War
    Description: "A few months after her OUTWORDS interview in April 2017, we invited Mia to say a few words about the project at our first-ever fundraiser. Mia got up and basically set the room on fire with her sp...