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Trans-America Part 5: The Berdaches

| Dec 28, 2015 | Reply

Today we wrap up or voyage into the history of transgenderism in America pre-1877. Trans America was pulled from the TGForum archives. It originally ran in the 1990s and was written by Laura Rene Hotchkiss. In today’s final chapter Ms. Hotchkiss writes about the Native American berdache They were men, or women, who chose to combine gender roles, often dressing as the opposite sex.

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