Monthly Archives: August 2012

University of Victoria Library Launches Transgender Archives Website

University of Victoria Library Launches Transgender Archives Website

The University of Victoria Library is committed to preserving the history of pioneering transgender activists and the work they have done on behalf of their communities. The UVic Archives holds an incomparable collection of archival documents and journals that contribute to the history of transgendered people. UVic Libraries recently launched the Transgender Archives website.

Transgender Pilot Wins Battle Against FAA

Transgender Pilot Wins Battle Against FAA

In a matter of weeks, Bay Area pilot Tamsyn Waterhouse could once again be fully licensed to fly planes, because she challenged the Federal Aviation Administration and won.

Documentary About Transgender Musician Jennifer Leitham to Screen at Womenfest and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Fest

Documentary About Transgender Musician Jennifer Leitham to Screen at Womenfest and Fort Lauderdale Gay and Lesbian Film Fest

On Sept. 5 at Womenfest Key West, and on Oct. 7 at the Fort Lauderdale International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (FLGLFF), LGBT film audiences and their allies will have the opportunity to view the award-winning documentary I Stand Corrected. The film centers on the life of acclaimed jazz bassist Jennifer Leitham, a transgender woman who performed with Mel Tormé, Doc Severinsen, and many other jazz luminaries in the ’80s and ’90s.

Meet Buenos Aires’ First Transsexual Teacher

Meet Buenos Aires’ First Transsexual Teacher

Her students have always known her as José; now she is Melisa. She is proud of the acceptance she got from her daughters and the rest of her family. But that was only the beginning of the process. What would the parents of her students say?