This site is the most comprehensive on the web devoted to trans history and biography. Well over 1200 persons worthy of note, both famous and obscure, are discussed in detail, and many more are mentioned in passing - especially in the year-end summaries (see links in right sidebar.)

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27 December 2011

Some Events of the year 2011. Part 7: Art, Fashion, Music

Some events of 2010.  Some events of 2009.  Some Events of 2008.

Part 1:  Organizations, Legislation, litigation.
Part 2:  Persons.
Part 3:  Spouses and Family, Trans Kids, Political, Celebrities, Sports.
Part 4:  Nemeses, Internet.
Part 5:  Doctors, Medicine, Genetics.
Part 6:  Deaths
Part 7:  Art, Fashion, Music
Part 8:  Theatre & Cinema
Part 9:  News Media, Journals
Part 10:  Books.


Josh Lahrer, New York, NY, Becoming Visible, portraits of Homeless transgender teens.

Living My Life exhibition celebrating the trans community on display in Sheffield.

Nina Arsenault photographed by Bruce Labruce in 2006. Donated to Buddies in Bad Times annual art auction and sold for $1700.

Stop-Aids calendar featuring trans women

Trans/Tender. Exhibition at Sydney's Damien Minton Gallery Annex of photographs by Patrick Jones of trans prostitutes in Dili, East Timor.

Christopher Makos. Warhol and the Diva at The Lowry in Salford. The drag photographs.

“Woman Soul” at the Alliance Française de Manille, Makati City, Philippines. Photographs by Romaine Rivierre, text by Sebastien Farcis.

Robert Crumb’s rejected New Yorker cover on marriage.



The End of Pantyhose? For the last 15 years, sales have been going down, down, down, the victim of leg tanner, open-toed shoes, more casual dress codes, and the general fickleness of fashion. Slate, Nov 8, 2011.

Andrej Pejić, androgynous model, walked both the men’s and women’s shows for Jean-Paul Gaultier, was on both Schön! and Dossier Journal covers, number 18 in top 50 male models, and 98 in FHM 100 Sexiest Women.

Claudia Charriez beaten by her NY firefighter boyfriend.

Isis King, having completed transition, returns to America’s Next Top Model.

Lea T, a year of success.

Malika, 28, Chennai. First Indian to participate in the Tiffany Show Pattaya.

Nikkiey Chawla, 26, India, has walked at Milan, and is in an episode of UTV Bindass’s show Emotional Atyachaar.

Valentijn de Hingh. Followed by a documentary team from age 8-17. Then a model, then rejected because too tall. Now modelling again.
Allison Annalora is now a singer.

Big Freedia, Bounce dj.

Interview with CN Lester and En Travesti Ensemble.

Bell Nuntita, big star in Thailand played in Singapore.

Coyote Grace with Joe Stevens.

Life of Agony singer Keith Caputo announces start of transition.

Kim Petras released first EP.

Paige Elliot Phoenix was on The X Factor.

Piyah Martell/Honey B Diva internet sensation.

Sharon Cohen(Dana International) reached the semi-finals of the Eurovision Song Contest with her song “Ding Dong”.

Schmekel. An all trans male Jewish punk band. New album is Queer on Rye.

Tona Brown performed at the Out Music Awards in New York.

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