Making Queer History: Connecting our queer history to our queer present.

Billy Tipton

Will and Laura talk about Billy Tipton and discuss A Quick and Easy Guide to Queer and Trans Identities:

 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40538740-a-quick-easy-guide-to-queer-trans-identities 

 

[Disclaimer: some of the sources may contain triggering material.]

Thomas, Marlo. “The Curious History of Women Who 'Passed' As Men In Pursuit of a Dream.” The Huffington Post, TheHuffingtonPost.com, 3 May 2013, huffingtonpost.com/marlo-thomas/women-who-passed-as-men_b_3203857.html.

Williams, Holly. “Culture - The Cross-Dressing Gents of Victorian England.” BBC, BBC, 8 June 2016, bbc.com/culture/story/20160608-the-cross-dressing-gents-of-victorian-england.

https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-difference-between-a-cross-dresser-and-a-trans-woman

Park, Chris. “Billy Lee Tipton (1914-89) - Jazz Musician.” LGBT History Project, 1 Jan. 1970, lgbthistoryproject.blogspot.ca/2012/02/billy-lee-tipton-1914-89-jazz-musician.html.

Smith, Dinitia. “One False Note in a Musician's Life; Billy Tipton Is Remembered With Love, Even by Those Who Were Deceived.” The New York Times, 1 June 1998, nytimes.com/1998/06/02/arts/one-false-note-musician-s-life-billy-tipton-remembered-with-love-even-those-who.html.

Middlebrook, Diane Wood. “Suit Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 21 Jan. 1989, nytimes.com/books/first/m/middlebrook-suits.html.

Lehrman, Sally. “Billy Tipton: Self-Made Man.” Stanford Today, Stanford University, 1997, web.stanford.edu/dept/news/stanfordtoday/ed/9705/9705fea601.shtml.

Chin, Paula, and Nick Gallo. “Death Discloses Billy Tipton’s Strange Secret: He Was a She.” PEOPLE.com, Time Inc, 20 Feb. 1989, people.com/archive/death-discloses-billy-tiptons-strange-secret-he-was-a-she-vol-31-no-7.

Associated Press. “'Dad' to Adopted Sons: Jazz Player Billy Tipton Kept Her Secret to the End.” Los Angeles Times, 1 Feb. 1989, articles.latimes.com/1989-02-01/news/mn-1454_1_billy-tipton.

Blecha, Peter. “Tipton, Billy (1914-1989): Spokane's Secretive Jazzman.” History Link, 17 Sept. 2005, historylink.org/File/7456.

“Billy Tipton.” Queer Music Heritage, Feb. 2003, queermusicheritage.com/feb2003bt.html.

Robinson, Kathryn. “The Double Life of Billy Tipton.” Inlander, Inlander, 8 Sept. 2017, inlander.com/spokane/the-double-life-of-billy-tipton/Content?oid=2215477.

Traphagan, Monica. “Double Life.” Damn Interesting, Damn Interesting, 14 Oct. 2016, damninteresting.com/nugget/double-life.

Judd, Hannah. “Navigating Gender: Billy Tipton and the Jazz Culture of Masculinity.” Penn Libraries, University of Pennsylvania Scholarly Commons, 2016, repository.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1004&context=uhf_2016.

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