Archives of Sexual Behavior

, Volume 4, Issue 5, pp 561–571 | Cite as

Transsexualism in history

  • Vern L. Bullough


This article brings together references to possible transsexuals in Europe and America over the past 200 years. Most of the references come not from the medical and psychiatric literature but from more ephemeral and nonindexed materials such as newspapers and magazines.

Key words

transsexualism history transvestism cross-dressing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vern L. Bullough
    • 1
  1. 1.California State UniversityNorthridgeUSA

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