Records of the International Foundation for Gender Education

Span Dates: 1990-2000
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 35 linear feet


Collection includes administrative records, subscription files, correspondence, board of directors minutes, convention material, etc. Also audiotapes of public interviews and related recordings.

Hist/Bio Note

International Foundation for Gender Education is a nonprofit transgender advocacy organization founded in 1987 to promote the self-definition and free expression of individual gender identity. It maintains a bookstore, publishes the periodical Transgender Tapestry, and held its first annual conference in 1988. It gives out an annual Trinity Award for service to the community. Of interest are the records of Catholic Sister Mary Elizabeth who presented at the first convention on Religious Aspects of Transexual life. Cartons 23 and 30 Are open for research. Membership and correspondence records are closed until June 1, 2040

Finding Aid

A catalog record is online. A container list is available at the repository.


This collection is held at the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.


Catholic (Roman) | Trans activism