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Newspaper Clippings Make a Spectacle of “Female Impersonation”

Published: 2017-03-27

Two recently uploaded Newspaper and Magazine Clippings collections include material published between 1855 and 1949 that sensationalize instances of “female impersonation” and gender transgression.


Intersexuality and Intersectionality

Published: 2017-03-23

Hermaphrodites with Attitude, the newsletter of the Intersex Society of North America, is working to end “shame, secrecy, and unwanted genital surgeries” imposed upon intersex people.


Wearable History

Published: 2017-03-01

The Sexual Minorities Archives Buttons and Clothing Collection offers a small glimpse of trans history and activism through wearable items.


Telling Complex Stories

Published: 2017-02-24

The Twenty Minutes newsletters offer equal parts information, personal testimonials, and entertainment.


Listen to Adam’s Word

Published: 2017-02-22

Adam’s Word, the monthly newsletter of the Adam Society, provided resources, personal accounts, and support to female-to-male crossdressers, transsexuals, and their significant others.


Trans-national Networks in the early 1990’s

Published: 2017-02-11

Boys Will Be Boys (BWBB) was a newletter that operated out of Sydney, Australia, and it explored the FtM experience in the early 1990s.


Navigating Heteronormativity or Early Transgender Identity?

Published: 2016-11-29

Skeivt arkiv, based in Bergen, Norway, is developing an ever-expanding digital repository with a number of transgender-related materials.


Early Efforts to Spread Knowledge about Trans Identities and Issues

Published: 2016-11-18

In 1964, Reed Erickson founded the Erickson Educational Foundation (EEF) to provide funding and support for research on transsexualism.


Giving Voice to Trans History: Oral Histories of Transgender Activism

Published: 2016-11-15

The DTA recently uploaded our first audio recordings of oral histories. These oral histories, a series of seven interviews with activists from the Milwaukee transgender community, are contained in the Milwaukee Transgender Oral History Project Interviews collection.


Wearing Transgender History

Published: 2016-11-10

The DTA recently uploaded one of our more unique collections: our first collection of clothing items!