History

January 22, 2017

Part II, The History – The Rise and Fall of #DiscoSexology: Dr. Zucker, CAMH, & Conversion Therapy

By Cristan Williams    Upon completion of this series, this work will be released, in its entirety, as both an audio and ebook. Installment Preface Welcome to […]
October 14, 2016

Johns Hopkins Resumes Trans Care

Johns Hopkins was an early pioneer in American trans care until anti-LGBT activist Paul McHugh began working at the hospital. In 1979, McHugh was able to end trans care […]
May 20, 2016

In Memory of Terri Williams Moore (1941–1976)

A trans historian considers the backwards progress of the way media represents our dead. By Kat If you are thinking of transitioning but have yet to […]
April 12, 2015

Repeating the cycle at MichFest: The clash of two feminisms

The yearly struggle the trans community experiences with MichFest has been taking place for so long, some of us have trouble remembering why MichFest’s “womyn-born womyn” […]
November 21, 2014

Family Matters

September 18, 2014

Fact Checking Janice Raymond: The NCHCT Report

It has long been asserted that the iconic TERF opinion leader, Janice Raymond, played a part in bringing an end to the public and private coverage […]
August 22, 2014

Smithsonian Adds Trans Items To Expanded LGBT History Collection

Yesterday The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History added hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects to its collection to document the history of trans, bisexual, […]
August 17, 2014

How TERF violence inspired Camp Trans

In the middle of a cool August night in 1991, Nancy Burkholder was thrown out of the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival (MWMF) because she’s a trans […]
August 17, 2014

A TERF’s fist gave rise to trans-inclusive women’s music festivals

What follows is a continuation of my interview with Radical Feminist lesbian icon, Robin Tyler. In the previous piece, Tyler talked about being beaten by TERFs for […]