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Book: Gender Madness in American Psychiatry ; Kelley Winters, 2008

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Book | Comments Off on Book: Gender Madness in American Psychiatry ; Kelley Winters, 2008

Book: Gender Madness in American Psychiatry ; Kelley Winters, 2008

  Gender Madness In American Psychiatry Essays from the struggle for Diginity Kelley Winters, Ph.D.   Human Sexuality and Gender Studies; Psychotherapy; Mental Health; Psychology and Psychiatry; Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendere Studies More than three decades after the American Psychiatric Associatioin votred to remove the classification of homosexuality as a mental disorder, those who do not conform to their assigned  birth sex, either by inner identity or outer social expression, are labeled mentally ill in the Diagnostic...

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Book: Luna, 2005

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Book: Luna, 2005

  Location: Library Section: Children Section Reading level: Young Adult Paperback: 256 pages Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers (February 1, 2006) Language: English ISBN-10: 0316011274 ISBN-13: 978-0316011273 Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.2 inches For anyone who has ever felt invisable. “Luna,” she repeated softly, more to herself than me.  more to herself than me. “Apperoprite, wouldn’t you say? A girl who can only be seen by moonlight?” Rolling over, muttered,...

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Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

Posted by on Oct 13, 2011 in Ashtray, Featured | Comments Off on Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

Moroccan Village Ashtray, NYC

The Moroccan Village was reputedly a mob-owned early New York City drag club which came under FBI investigation in the 1950s:   The Moroccan Village was located on 23 West 8th Street in New York City and featured early drag reviews. This item is located in the Archive Room. The bottom of this ashtray is stamped “The Tops in Ash Trays by Daka-ware Chicago, Made in USA, Pat....

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Hedy Jo Star Clothing

Posted by on Sep 15, 2011 in Clothing, Featured | 11 comments

Hedy Jo Star Clothing

1950s era vintage designer clothing: More about this item: Date acquired: 9/15/2011 Type: Vintage designer clothing (coat and pants) More on Hedy Jo Star:   The caption of the photo of Star (pictured left) states: Carl Hammons, 42, a dancer and hypnotist, who underwent a series of sex-change operations, has filed suit in Chicago Superior Court to change her name to Hedy Jo Star. Doctors started the series of operations on Hammons when he [sic] was 18 years old. – UPI Telephoto – The Daily Review, 1962 More on...

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Mantra #1

Posted by on Aug 30, 2011 in Comic Book | Comments Off on Mantra #1

Mantra #1

As the latest incarnation of the eternal warrior Lukasz, Bill Cooper and his fellow warriors are directed by their leader, Archimage, to a local magic shop. The minions of Boneyard (Archimage’s brother and mortal enemy) have recovered a magical mask at the shop. The shop owner, Edgar Strauss, is saved when Lukasz breaks into the shop. Strauss escapes with the mask. Lukasz’s body is killed by Notch. Archimage places Lukasz into another body (Carl). Archimage informs his knights that there is a traitor among them. Boneyard...

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Plastic Surgery of the Face

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in Featured, Rare Book | Comments Off on Plastic Surgery of the Face

Plastic Surgery of the Face

This is a rare book by Dr. Gillies, the first individual to conduct a Female-to-Male sex reassignment surgery: In 1945, he and a colleague carried out the world’s first sex change of a woman into a man on a young aristocrat, Michael Dillon, formerly Laura. While this work does not mention transgenders at all, it’s author is very significant to transgender history and this represents the culmination of his work with the “flap technique” which he later used in FTM surgeries. Plastic Surgery of the Face; Based on...

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Christine Jorgensen’s Letter to Mr. Sullivan

Posted by on Aug 29, 2011 in Featured, Letters | Comments Off on Christine Jorgensen’s Letter to Mr. Sullivan

Christine Jorgensen’s Letter to Mr. Sullivan

This is a letter addressed to a Mr. Sullivan in which Ms. Jorgenson discusses her reasons for publishing her story. Specifically, this letter discusses her soon-to-be-published story in the American Weekly as well as her book deal with Random House publishing company. The letter is accompanied by the original mailed envelope. Both the envelope and the letter are printed on Ms. Jorgenson’s personal letterhead and is signed by Ms. Jorgenson. TFA Archival Datasheet Type: Personal Letter Size: 6 inches Weight: 2...

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Hello world!

Posted by on Aug 1, 2011 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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