UMass has posted an eBook entitled “Transgender History in the United States”

UMass has posted an eBook entitled “Transgender History in the United States” It is a special unabridged version of a book chapter from “Trans Bodies Trans Selves” edited Laura Erickson-Schroth.

ABOUT THIS eBOOK:
The history of transgender and gender nonconforming people in the United States is one of struggle, but also of self-determination and community building. Transgender groups have participated in activism and education around many issues, including gender expectations, depathologization, poverty, and discrimination. Like many other marginalized people, our history is not always preserved, and we have few places to turn to learn the stories of our predecessors.

This chapter is an unabridged version of the United States History chapter of Trans Bodies, Trans Selves, a resource guide by and for transgender communities. Despite limiting its focus to the United States, this chapter still contained so much important in-formation that would need to be cut to meet the book’s length requirements that a decision was made to publish it separately in its original form. We cannot possibly tell the stories of the many diverse people who together make up our history, but we hope that this is a beginning.

The eBook is free and can be downloaded or read online at:
https://www.umass.edu/stonewall/sites/default/files/Infoforandabout/transpeople/genny_beemyn_transgender_history_in_the_united_states.pdf

2 thoughts on “UMass has posted an eBook entitled “Transgender History in the United States”

  1. Michael Christine Scott Hochberg December 30, 2020 — 12:03 am

    I had heard of the new book from a WPATH member during their recent world-wide event that I got to view Happy Holidays and New Year Miss everyone Stay healthy and well

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    1. Happy Holidays and Happy New Year to you too and please stay safe!

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