As historians know, the archive is ruthless in preserving categories over time.
Despite the prominence of what is now called trans in contemporary culture, there is a shortage of comprehensive trans histories.
Science has been a crucial resource for those seeking to radically rethink the possibilities of sex, gender, and sexuality.
Challenging the idea that today’s trans kids are a brand new generation.
After Eunuchs tells a history of sex change in modern China.
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?