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  1. A Place Where Love Becomes a Chronic Invalid

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Crisp, Quentin
    Date: Apr. 7, 1991
    Topics: Ball culture, Drag, Female impersonators, LGBTQ+ films, LGBTQ+ people of color
    Subject: Elk's Lodge, Jennie Livingston, Octavia St. Laurent, Paris Is Burning
    Description: A New York Times article talking about "Paris Is Burning" and how it was received in the UK.
  2. The Boys in Their Summer Dresses

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Gates, Anita
    Date: Sep. 28, 1994
    Topics: Crossdressers, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Transsexuality
    Subject: Bill Hunter, Bug Hall, Ed Wood, I Like It Like That, Jack Lemmon, Jesse Borrego, John Leguizamo, Johnny Depp, Just Like a Woman, Mrs. Doubtfire, Patrick Swayze, Some Like It Hot, Terence Stamp, The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of The Desert, The Lion King, The Little Rascals, To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, Tony Curtis, Tootsie, Travis Tedford, Wesley Snipes
    Description: A newspaper clipping from the New York Times including instances of actors such as Johnny Depp and Terence Stamp cross-dressing in film.
  3. How RuPaul Ups the Ante For Drag

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Keeps, David A.
    Date: Jul. 11, 1993
    Topics: Androgyny, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Women's music
    Subject: Andy Bell of Erasure, Cher, Disney World, Holly Woodlawn, Jackie Curtis, Jimmy Sommerville, Madonna, Paul Morrissey, RuPaul, Sylvester, Sylvester the Disco Diva
    Description: A newspaper clipping detailing RuPaul's contributions to pop culture.
  4. She's Beautiful, Plucky—And a Man

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Canby, Vincent
    Date: Feb. 27, 1972
    Topics: Drag queens, Female impersonators, Latino/a/x LGBTQ+ people, Latino/a/x transgender people, LGBTQ+ films, Trans women
    Subject: Andy Warhol, Berlin Stories, Broadway, Cabaret, Candy Darling, Christopher Isherwood, Holly Woodlawn, Jackie Curtis, Kit Kat Club, Liza Minnelli, Paul Morrissey, Sally Bowles, Women in Revolt, Women's LIberation
    Description: A newspaper clipping containing a review of the Andy Warhol film "Women in Revolt" which follows three female impersonators: Candy Darling, Jackie Curtis, and Holly Woodlawn.
  5. He Enjoys Being A Girl

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Flatley, Guy
    Date: Nov. 15, 1970
    Topics: Arrests of LGBTQ+ people, Detention of LGBTQ+ people, Drag queens, Female impersonators, Gender, Latino/a/x LGBTQ+ people, Latino/a/x transgender people, LGBTQ+ films, Motion picture actors and actresses, Riots, Trans women, Transvestites
    Subject: Andy Warhol, Harold Danhakl, Holly Woodlawn, Larry Rivers, Paul Morrissey, Trash (Film)
    Description: Holly Woodlawn formerly known as Harold Danhakl is arrested at the U.N. for female impersonation. Holly Woodlawn starred in the Andy Warhol-Paul Morrissey film: "Trash". She is bailed out by Larry ...
  6. 'Brain Sweat' Due Here on Wednesday

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1900-1949)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 29, 1934
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Subject: Andrew Tribble, Are You Decent? (Play), Brain Sweat, Broadway, Longacre Theater, Wife Insurance
    Description: New York Times clipping announcing changes in theatre schedule, mentioning Andrew Tribble, a Black female impersonator.
  7. Vintage and Modern Films

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Apr. 24, 1987
    Topics: Black LGBTQ+ people, Female impersonators, HIV/AIDS, Homosexuals, LGBTQ+ films
    Subject: Chuck Solomon: Coming of Age, Halloweenie, Storme: The Lady of the Jewel Box, Stormé DeLarverie
    Description: A list of films that are going to be featured at festivals in New York City; among them are films featuring numerous LGBTQ+ stories like that of Stormé DeLarverie.
  8. Dorian Corey Is Dead

     
    Collection: Newspaper and Periodical Clippings (1950-2000)
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Aug. 31, 1993
    Topics: Black LGBTQ+ people, Black transgender people, Drag, Female impersonators, HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ+ death notices, Trans women
    Subject: Dorian Corey, Paris Is Burning, Sally's Hideaway, Sally's II
    Description: A clipping from the New York Times about the death of Dorian Corey, a Black trans woman.
  9. Milkmaid's Burlesque

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 27, 1900
    Topics: Female impersonators, LGBTQ+ theatre
    Subject: L.C. Crawford, N.B. Milleux, W.L. Russell, W.R. Williams
  10. F.I. Newsletter

     
    Collection: Short Runs of Periodicals
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: circa 1978
    Topics: Female impersonators, LGBTQ+ prisoners, Trans women
    Subject: Art Karapolis, Cecil B. Demented, Club Baths Beauty Contest, Gay Community News, Stanley Smart, Susan Hunt, The National Alliance for Heterosexual Male Feminism
  11. Mr. Gayle Powers

     
    Collection: Miscellaneous Photographs
    Institution: Louise Lawrence Transgender Archive
    Creator:
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Subject: Mr. Gayle Powers
    Description: A photograph of "Mr. Gayle Powers."
  12. Transvestia vol. 16 no. 93

     
    Collection: Transvestia
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: 1978
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Opera, Transfeminine people, Transvestism
    Subject: Ariadne Kane, DREAM 77, Emergence: A Transsexual Autobiography, Fantasia Fair, Mario Martino
  13. Transvestia vol. 15 no. 86

     
    Collection: Transvestia
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: 1976
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Hormone therapy (Gender), Transfeminine people, Transvestism
    Subject: Hasty Pudding Revue
  14. Transvestia vol. 11 no. 63

     
    Collection: Transvestia
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: 1970
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Transfeminine people, Transvestism
    Subject: How to Be a Woman Though Male, Women's LIberation
  15. Transvestia vol. 9 no. 52

     
    Collection: Transvestia
    Institution: Transgender Archives, University of Victoria
    Creator:
    Date: Aug. 1968
    Topics: Crossdressing, Female impersonators, Transfeminine people, Transvestism, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Biography
    Subject: But for the Grace, Marcus Jerome Clark, R. A. Allen, R. J. Stoller, Sex and Gender