A new Canadian study—the first and largest of its kind in Canada—shows that while Canada’s transgender youth face significant physical and mental health issues, strong family, school and community connections are helping many of them navigate these challenges.
The University of Victoria’s Transgender Archives — already believed to be the largest collection of its kind — is about to get about 50% bigger thanks to an acquisition of a significant collection from Northern Ireland.
Duke University Press will begin publishing the first non-medical journal dedicated to transgender studies in 2014.
Deirdre McCloskey, a professor at the University of Chicago at Illinois, is set to be honored by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a leading Washington DC free market/libertarian think tank, with its annual Julian Simon Award at a major dinner event in June.
The National Academy of Sciences recently conferred membership on Ben Barres, MD, PhD, a neurobiologist who happens to be a transgender man.
Today Ethica Press is launching Transforming Practice: Life Stories of Transgender Men that Change How Health Providers Work, the first book of its kind to demonstrate how health providers might better support those questioning or struggling with gender transition on the trans-masculine spectrum.
The University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada has an impressive inventory of papers, plaques, photographs, newsletters, certificates, posters and tapes in the Transgender Archives, the gift of Rikki Swin.
The World Professional Association for Transgender Health is starting a Graduate Student Initiative which will provide a professional home for graduate researchers and young professionals in the field of transgender health.
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.
The newly launched Transgender Studies Quarterly (TSQ) as published by Duke University Press, is slated to publish its first issue in 2014 and is now welcoming submissions with a deadline of Sept 4, 2012.