Transgender journalism was not always easy to find and monitor online. This page is a repository of historic trans news archival resources and blogs available online since the mid-1990s. Many are no longer online and are linked below to Internet Archive where available.
Hard copy publications
Transsexual News Telegraph
- Published 1991–2002
TransSisters: The Journal of Transsexual Feminism
- Published from 1993-1995 by American writer Davina Anne Gabriel (July 12, 1953–February 28, 2016)
- by Dallas Denny
Interactive and user-submitted
These resources allow reader submissions and commenting. See also the transgender forum list for more interactive options.
Yahoo Groups (groups.yahoo.com/neo)
- http://groups.yahoo.com/group/transgendernews/ [original URL]
- This user-submitted list dating to 2002 allows user submissions and comments.
Hand-selected news items presented by a primary editor.
Press For Change (pfc.org.uk)
- In The News [archive] http://www.pfc.org.uk/node/655
- PFC’s In The News archive began prior to 1996, with a United Kingdom emphasis.
- Mailing List Archive [archive] http://www.pfc.org.uk/pfclists/news-arc/index.htm
- PFC’s Mailing List Archive is organized by quarter from mid 1997 through most of 2008, with a United Kingdom emphasis.
- Trans News Exchange [archive]
- Open-source content management system allowed user submissions and comments, an extension of GenderLife Forum [archive] dating to 2002.
Trans Road Map (tsroadmap.com)
- Trans Road Map Notes [archive]
- 2007 to 2014
Lynn Conway (lynnconway.com)
- Trans News Updates
- Lynn Conway’s archive dates from 2005 to 2015.
Donna Rose (donnarose.com)
- Transgender News Watch [archive]
- Dates from 2005 to 2007.
Laura’s Playground (now transgenderpulse.com)
- Transgender News [archive] http://www.lauras-playground.com/trans_news.htm
- Archives from 2005 to 2016.
- GunnerButchDBoy’s archive from 2004 to 2007 is excluded from archives.
GenderTalk GenderNews [archive]
- Selected stories from 1995-1997.
Women Born Transsexual (womenborntranssexual.com)
- Personal blog by Suzan Cooke halted in 2022.
Gender Advocacy Internet News [archive] http://www.gender.org/gain/index.php
- Edited by Penni Ashe Matz, then Kim Carver and Gwyneth Rhian Morgan after Penni’s 2001 death.
- 1998 [archive]
- 1999 [archive]
- 2000 [archive]
- 2001 (no service)
- 2002 [archive]
National Transgender Advocacy Coalition (ntac.org) [archive]
- NTAC News [archive] from 2000-2001.
Jenelle Rose (jenellerose.com)
- Transcend subscription-only newsletter from 2002-2006 [archive].
- Headlines [archive] from 2004 to 2014.
- Terrific blog from 2004-2020 by Monica Roberts, with a special focus on trans people of color.
TG Guide (tgguide.com)
- News [archive] from 2002 to 2012.
- Advocate News & Politics, searchable and dating to 1996. [archive]
- Included a nice week in review from 2003 to 2008.
- Database [archive] of articles on gender variance, with an academic focus, from 2003 to 2007.
- A weekly radio show featuring in-depth gender-related interviews that ran from 1997-2006.
Transgender forum list via this site.