This collection focuses on research-based materials created in academic contexts. While research on trans and gender-nonconforming people is expansive and can be found in many research databases, the purpose of this collection is to gather materials that are not easily accessible elsewhere. Adam's Word was a monthly newsletter of The Adam Society, a non-profit support group for female-to-male crossdressers, transsexuals, and their significant others. This collection contains 6 issues of the newsletter and 2 meeting notices. A typical Adam's Word publication includes information concerning transitioning, support groups, books with trans content sometimes accompanied by a review , and various reflections from contributors regarding events and conferences they attended. Some pieces in the newsletter are reprinted from other publications such as The Tartan Skirt or The Seahorse Newsletter.
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Juliet Jacques profiles the photographer Lisetta Carmi who sensitively documented the lives of her friends. Some of them worked at the docks by day and cross-dressed by night; one provided Carmi with this exclusive invitation, trusting her to depict them sensitively. Carmi spent the next few years taking photographs of the group, moving to the city centre to be closer to them.