Science has been a crucial resource for those seeking to radically rethink the possibilities of sex, gender, and sexuality.
One 1771 advertisement sought the recapture of an enslaved person known by two names: Cato and Miss Betty Cooper.
Does the question of language get to the heart of trans history as a field?
Many in the trans community feared the power that a psychiatric diagnosis lends professionals over trans lives.
Ancient Romans’ transgressive gender performances were reserved only for fiction and fantasy, spirituality and the state.
In the mid-1970s, South African parliamentarians legalized sex reassignment surgery based on understandings of transsexualism from Jan Morris’s Conundrum.
The conservative idea that civil rights protections sexually endanger women and children in public bathrooms is not new.