Digital Transgender Archive



Voices of Trans Folks in the Upper Midwest

Published: 2017-04-10

The Transgender Oral History Project of the Upper Midwest highlights an often hidden trans population: that of the Midwest.


Gender and Faith Beyond the Binary

Published: 2017-04-07

Twilight People spotlights two under-represented transgender communities, non-binary identified persons and religious believers, through a thoughtful compilation of the unique experiences that come about from living in/as both of these worlds.


America’s First Trans Celebrity

Published: 2017-04-03

The Christine Jorgensen Collection, part of our recently added Transas City materials, offers a fascinating look into the public and private life of America’s first transgender celebrity.


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.