Leslie Feinberg Library. Sexual Minorities Archives (Holyoke, MA)

Reference Sources

Alwin, Ben Power. “Feinberg, Leslie.” In The SAGE Encyclopedia of Trans Studies, 252–53. Thousand Oaks: SAGE Publications, Inc., 2021.

Secondary Sources

Buckridge, Patrick. “Books as Gifts: The Meaning and Function of a Personal Library.” Australian Literary Studies, October 1, 2012.

Bychowski, M. W., Howard Chiang, Jack Halberstam, Jacob Lau, Kathleen P. Long, Marcia Ochoa, C. Riley Snorton, Leah DeVun, and Zeb Tortorici. “‘Trans*historicities’: A Roundtable Discussion.” TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 5, no. 4 (November 1, 2018): 658–85.

Towle, Evan B, and Lynn Marie Morgan. “Romancing the Transgender Native: Rethinking the Use of the ‘Third Gender’ Concept.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 8, no. 4 (2002): 469–97.

Williams, Cristan. “Radical Inclusion: Recounting the Trans Inclusive History of Radical Feminism.” TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly 3, no. 1–2 (May 1, 2016): 254–58.

Books & Publications by Feinberg

Feinberg, Leslie. Drag King Dreams. 1st Carroll & Graf ed. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2006.

“Lavender & Red.” Workers World. 2011 1995.

Rainbow Solidarity in Defense of Cuba. Chicago: World View Forum, 2009.

Stone Butch Blues. 20th Anniversary Author Edition. Leslie Feinberg / First Self-Published Edition, 2014.

Trans Liberation: Beyond Pink or Blue. Boston, Mass: Beacon Press, 1998.

Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come. New York, NY: World View Forum, 1992.

Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman. Boston: Beacon Press, 1996.

books on this site

Abrams, M.H., General Editor. The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Revised, Volume 2. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1968

Allen, Mariette Pathy. The Gender Frontier. New York, NY: Kehrer, 2003.

Allen, Mariette Pathy. Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them. New York, NY: E.P. Dutton / Penguin Books, Inc., 1989, first edition.

Boyd, Helen. My Husband Betty. Brooklyn, NY: Thunder’s Mouth Press, November 2003.

Browne, Jaron, Franco, Marisa, Negron-Gonzales, Jason, and Williams, Steve. Towards Land, Work, & Power: Charting a Path of Resistance to U.S.- led imperialism. San Francisco, California: Unite to Fight Press, 2005. 

Chrystos. In Her I Am. Vancouver, B.C., Canada: Press Gang Publishers, September 1993, first edition. 

Devor, Aaron (Holly). Gender Blending: Confronting the Limits of Duality. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1989.

Devor, Aaron (Holly). FTM: Female-to-Male Transsexuals In Society. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1997.

Doctor, Farzana. Stealing Nasreen. Toronto, Canada: Inanna Publications and Education Inc., 2007.

Duberman, Martin, Editor. A Queer World: The Center for Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader. New York, NY: New York University Press, 1997.

Dykewomon, Elana. Beyond the Pale. Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada: Press Gang Publishers, 1997.

Gopinath, Gayatri. Impossible Desires: Queer Diasporas and South Asian Public Cultures. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2005

Hickman, Craig. Rituals: Poetry and Prose. Cambridge, MA: Parfait de Cocoa Press, 1994.

Kadi, Joanna, Editor. Food For Our Grandmothers: Writings by Arab-American and Arab-Canadian Feminists.  Boston, MA: South End Press, 1994.

Kirk, Sheila, M.D. and Martine Rothblatt, J.D. Medical, Legal & Workplace Issues for the Transsexual. Watertown, MA: Together Lifeworks, 1995.

Levy, E.J., Editor. Tasting Life Twice: Literary Lesbian Fiction by New American Writers. New York, NY: Avon Books, 1995.

Martin, Del and Phyllis Lyon. Lesbian/Woman. Volcano, CA: Volcano Press, 1991

Mattilda, AKA Sycamore, Matt Bernstein, editor. That’s Revolting!: Queer Strategies for Resisting Assimilation. Brooklyn, New York: Soft Skull Press, 2004.

Moorehead, Monica, ed. Marxism, Reparations and the Black Freedom Struggle. New York, NY: World View Forum, 2007. PDF Available at:

Noble, Jean Bobby. Sons of the Movement: FtMs Risking Incoherence on a Post-Queer Cultural Landscape. Toronto, Canada: Women’s Press, 2006.

Prince, Virginia, Ph.D. Understanding Cross-Dressing. Capistrano Beach, CA: Sandy Thomas Advertising, 1976.

Raines, Howell. My Soul is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered. New York, NY: Bantam Books, December 1978.

Tarpley, Natasha, ed. Testimony: Young African-Americans on Self-Discovery and Black Identity. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1995.

Selected Conferences, Papers, Interviews, and Archives cited within this site

Feinberg, Leslie, interviewed by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, San Francisco Chronicle, 2005.

Our Identities, Our Futures with Leslie Feinberg. Future of Minority Studies, Cornell University. October 14, 1996: Hollis Cornell Auditorium, Goldwin Smith Hall.

Primary Source Set: Del Martin & Phyllis Lyon GLBT Historical Society

Rollerena Fairy Godmother Collection, The Center, Los Angeles, CA

Transgender Archives, University of Victoria (British Columbia, Canada).

A video featuring Leslie Feinberg, Kate Borgstein, Riki Ann Wilchins and Martine Rothblatt discussing their work advocating for trans rights.  UCLAFilmTVArchive. In the Life: What Is Transgender?, 1996.