A New History of Gender

What does Harry Styles have in common with early modern Europeans? According to trans historian and activist Dr. Kit Heyam, author of Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender, more than you might think. When we spoke recently, Heyam invoked both examples to unpack the complicated relationship between fashion and gender.

Video Interview

Audio-Only Version

The Book

Don't forget to support Kit's research by picking up a copy of their book, Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender!

Next Week's Reading

Readings for next week's lesson with Ricky Tucker are available here.