This site is the most comprehensive on the web devoted to trans history and biography. Well over 1700 persons worthy of note, both famous and obscure, are discussed in detail, and many more are mentioned in passing.

There is a detailed Index arranged by vocation, doctor, activist group etc. There is also a Place Index arranged by City etc. This is still evolving.

In addition to this most articles have one or more labels at the bottom. Click one to go to similar persons. There is a full list of labels at the bottom of the right-hand sidebar. There is also a search box at the top left. Enjoy exploring!

Trans dates of note

13 January. World Day for dialogue between religions and homosexuality.

February. UK Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

Prior to Ash Wednesday. Mardi Gras.

24 March. Dies Sanguinis.  Date in ancient Rome when Gallae, priests of Cybele and Atargatis, castrated themselves, and were given female clothing such as Atargatis wore.

31 March.  Transgender Day of Visibility.

Easter Monday.   Matrimonio dei femminielli takes place in Torre Annunziata, a parade of femminielli dressed in wedding gowns and accompanied by a husband travel through the streets in horse-drawn carriages.  

26 April. International Sex and/or Gender Diversity Day.

April/May. The 15 day Koovagam festival in Tamil Nadu.

14 May. Magnus Hirschfeld was born on this day 1868, and died the same day 1935.

17 May. International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

27/28 June. Anniversary of the Stonewall riots.

4 July. Fire Island Invasion.

2nd week of July.  Sparkle, Manchester.

September. Southern Comfort Conference. Atlanta.

October. US Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.

October. Fantasia Fair, Province Town.

November. La Vela de las Auténticas Intrépidas Buscadoras del Peligro(Festival of the Authentic, Intrepid Danger-Seekers) in Juchitan, Oaxaca.

8 November.  Intersex Solidarity Day (based on Abel Barbin's birthday).

31 October. Halloween.

20 November. International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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