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Trans Accessible Libraries Initiative

This guide provides practical information and library resources for transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming students, and those interested in trans studies.

What is film?

Film is a visual art created by moving images. It can convey ideas, emotions, or stories, both real or fiction, and can be used for entertainment or education. 

trans healthcare film

TRANSforming Healthcare: Transgender Cultural Competency for Medical Providers directed by Ethan Suniewick (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007).

And why should I use it in my research?

Film can be used as primary source material in historical research but there can be bias in film, so be sure to use the How to Find Reliable Information page for tips on addressing those in your research by getting a variety of view points.

Streaming Video

Streaming Video Databases

Type your search terms, transgender healthcare, in the text box (circled in red below), then click the red search button to the right.

alexander street press transgender healthcare

If you mouse over the See details link below the image of the item, detailed information will appear about the resource including transcript links that will allow you to skip to where your search terms show up.

alexander street press trans healthcare details

Additional films

Film Web Resources

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