Digital Transgender Archive

The Lou Sullivan Collection includes letters between Lou and various medical professionals, colleagues, and friends. Some correspondents include Rupert Raj, Ben Power, Alyn Hess, Dr. Michael Brownstein, and Dr. Paul Walker. Lou Sullivan was known for identifying as an openly gay trans man and fought for the medical and social rights of those who identified similarly. These letters, dated from 1973 to 1991, detail Lou's medical transition, FtM publications, and his struggle with AIDS.


The following institutions have contributed to this collection:

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