Special Issue Editors' Introduction: Trans Histories by Trans Historians


Narrative conventions might call for this special issue introduction to present trans history to the unfamiliar reader as a burgeoning field of academic inquiry. For years now, the story goes, trans history has been becoming, in the works, and on the horizon. As this exciting new collection of essays displays, trans history is, in fact, already here. Moreover, it is being twisted and transformed by a growing wave of graduate students and early career scholars who are, finally and significantly, trans ourselves. It is with great joy that we now share with the world this very special special issue of trans histories — one that is solely trans-edited, trans-designed, and trans-authored. (Click PDF to read more)