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One From the Vaults

Morgan M Page

One From the Vaults, a trans history podcast by Morgan M Page. We bring you all the dirt, gossip, and glamour from trans history!
OFTV Bonus 11 - Sneak Peak

01:33 | Dec 2nd, 2018

A sneak peak of our latest Patrons-only special bonus mini episode! This episode features the life of non-binary painter Gluck!
OFTV 28 - La Chica Streissandisima

27:21 | Jul 31st, 2018

In this month's episode, we follow the fabulous life of AIDS outreach worker Adela Vázquez - from her childhood in Camagüey, through the Mariel Boatlift, and onto the streets of San Francisco! Works Cited: Sexile by Jaime Cortez https://www.auntlute...Show More
OFTV Bonus 10 - Sneak Peek

01:45 | Jul 23rd, 2018

A sneak peek our latest bonus mini-episode available exclusively to subscribers of our Patreon! Visit Patreon.com/oftv to sign up today!
OFTV Bonus 9 - Sneak Peak

01:39 | Apr 30th, 2018

The Battle of the Femmes Fatale! Check out this new bonus episode for OFTV's patrons over at Patreon.com/OFTV.
OFTV 26 - The Best Car Never Built

22:42 | Apr 17th, 2018

In this short episode of OFTV, we take a look at a gonzo story from the headlines of 1975! Join us for the story of the best car never built! Works Cited: https://web.archive.org/web/20060618171208/http://www.automotivechronicles.com/articles/2005/d...Show More
OFTV 25 - The Count

31:46 | Feb 18th, 2018

In this month's episode, OFTV travels to 19th Century Hungary to investigate the life of an early trans man whom psychologists would later use to form their theories about lesbians. Works Cited: Richard von Krafft-Ebing, Psychopathia Sexualis http...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 8 - Sneak Peak

02:00 | Feb 14th, 2018

Check out this special previous of the latest bonus mini episode of OFTV, available exclusively to patrons who donate $5 or more per month to our Patreon account over at Patreon.com/OFTV. This episode looks at the life of Mexican revolutionary, socia...Show More
OFTV 24 - Passing While Passing

26:27 | Jan 20th, 2018

OFTV's special two year anniversary episode covers the story of Ralph Kerwineo, whose life sat at the crux of cultural debates around gender, race, and eugenics in the United States during the 1910s. Works Cited: Emily Skidmore's True Sex: the Live...Show More
OFTV 23 - The Ballad of Dawn and John-Paul

28:57 | Dec 8th, 2017

In The Ballad of Dawn and John-Paul, we take a look at the turbulent romance of 1960s white trans woman writer Dawn Langley Simmons and her younger Black husband John-Paul Simmons in the Jim Crow South. Works Cited: https://www.thisamericanlife.org/...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 7 - Sneak Peak

01:29 | Nov 19th, 2017

Enjoy this sneak peak of the latest bonus mini-episode of OFTV, available exclusively for patrons over at Patreon.com/oftv.
OFTV 22 - Saint Georges

27:26 | Oct 22nd, 2017

In this episode of OFTV, we get mystical with the life of Georges Marasco - a trans man singer, lion tamer, poet, and stigmatic! Works Cited: http://vintagemedals.webs.com/hal.htm https://archive.org/stream/physicalphenomen007373mbp#page/n219/mode...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 6 - Sneak Peak

01:39 | Oct 15th, 2017

A sneak peak of this month's bonus episode available exclusively for patrons over at Patreon.com/OFTV. This episode tells the story of the first trans porn star, Jill Monro!
OFTV 21 - A Sister Act

23:27 | Sep 4th, 2017

In this episode of OFTV, we'll take a look at the intertwined lives of two trans women as they move through the drag balls of the 1960s, the golden era of porn in the 1970s, and the underground performance art scene of the 1980s! Works Cited: https:...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 5 - Sneak Peak

02:04 | Aug 27th, 2017

In this month's bonus mini-episode, we try to sift fact from fiction in the strange life of Desiré Dubounet and her EPFX machine that can supposedly cure cancer and AIDS. Available now for patrons over at Patreon.com/OFTV.
OFTV 20 - Any Other Way

33:41 | Jul 23rd, 2017

In this month's OFTV, we look into the mystery surrounding the elusive 1960s Toronto-based chanteuse, Little Jackie Shane! Works Cited: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/music/searching-for-jackie-shane-rbs-lost-transgender-superstar/article35057...Show More
OFTV Bonus ep 4 - sneak peak

01:36 | Jul 14th, 2017

A sneak peak of our latest bonus mini-episode, available exclusively for our patrons over at Patreon.com/OFTV!
OFTV 19 - Lou in the City of Night

1:07:54 | Jun 20th, 2017

In this special DOUBLE episode of OFTV we took a look at the life of Lou Sullivan - the first gay FTM and the man largely responsible for creating the FTM community as we currently know it. Works Cited: Brice D. Smith's Lou Sullivan: Daring To Be a ...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 3 - Sneak Peak

02:00 | Jun 3rd, 2017

A sneak peak of the third bonus mini episode available exclusively for patrons over at Patreon.com/oftv! In this episode, we tell the story of the very first trans woman to ever receive hormones.
OFTV 18 - Stormé Weather

34:20 | May 28th, 2017

In this episode of OFTV, we take a look at the Black drag king at the centre of the Stonewall Rebellion. Long thought to have thrown the first punch, this butch spent her life defending the lesbian of the VIllage. Works Cited: Jewel Box Revue progra...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 2 - Sneak Peak

02:07 | Apr 30th, 2017

Check out this sneak peak of the latest bonus mini-episode of OFTV available only for our patrons over at Patreon.com/oftv! In this episode, we go back all the way to the 1830s and cover one of the earliest documented trans people in the United State...Show More
OFTV 17 - The Man with Three Names!

29:43 | Apr 17th, 2017

In this episode, we take a look at the hard life of the man with three names - a trans man who was forced into making desperate choices in a time before trans identities were readily available! Scandals! Murders! Lies! This story has everything. CW:...Show More
OFTV Bonus Ep 1 - Sneak Peak

02:07 | Mar 28th, 2017

Sneak peak of our first bonus mini-episode, available exclusively for our patrons who donate $5 or more to us at Patreon.com/oftv.
OFTV 16 - Crossdressing, Racist Laws, and Murder!

31:57 | Mar 18th, 2017

Between 1849-1900, 34 cities in 21 states enacted anti-cross dressing laws in the United States. How and why did this happen? Join us as OFTV looks into the racist history of anti-cross dressing laws and tells the scandalous life story of one early t...Show More
OFTV 15 - a COG in the Machine

33:29 | Feb 5th, 2017

This week, OFTV covers early trans activist group COG - North America's first trans organization! Based in San Francisco's Tenderloin District, COG fought against police persecution and for access to healthcare in the late 1960s. Works cited: Susan ...Show More
OFTV 14 - Java vs. Right to Work

30:04 | Jan 8th, 2017

This episode focuses on the life of Sir Lady Java! A Black trans civil rights pioneer and performer who fought for the right to work! Works cited: http://transgriot.blogspot.ca/2010/12/sir-lady-java-trans-civil-rights.html https://zagria.blogspot.ca...Show More
OFTV 13 - Female Husband!

31:39 | Nov 6th, 2016

Did trans men exist before the 20th Century? On this week's episode, we go all the way back to 1746 to explore the life of "female husband" Charles, or George, or Mary, or Molly Hamilton! Works cited: http://www.pascalbonenfant.com/18c/newgatecalend...Show More
OFTV 12 - Murder on Homewood

32:55 | Oct 2nd, 2016

OFTV takes a look at a horrific moment in Canada's trans community that became a turning point in the country's trans history. This episode explores the 1996 triple homicide of Brenda Ludgate, Shawn Jr Keegan, and Deanna Wilkinson, and the community ...Show More
OFTV 11 - Tricky Mother Nature

39:08 | Aug 4th, 2016

OFTV brings our mini-series on the trio of trans Warhol muses to a close with glamour and tragedy of Candy Darling! Works Cited: WarholStars.org Holly Woodlawn: A Low Life in High Heels Craig B Highberger - Superstar in a Housedress Beautiful Darlin...Show More
OFTV 10 - Glamour, Glory, And Gold!

37:43 | Jul 5th, 2016

Part two of our three part series on the trio of trans Warhol muses who inspired Lou Reed's classic song, Walk on the Wild Side! This week, we take an elevator look at the life of Jackie Curtis.
OFTV 9 - Holly Came From Miami FLA

37:39 | Jun 20th, 2016

OFTV brings you the first in a three part series on the trio of trans Warhol muses! Holly Woodlawn, trans Puerto Rican Superstar! Works Cited: Superstar in a Housedress, film and book, by Craig Highberger WarholStars.org A Low-Life in High Heels, by...Show More
OFTV 8: Spirit Of Gold

32:26 | Apr 15th, 2016

One from the Vaults - trans history podcast looks at the successful life, bizarre death, and continuing afterlife of gospel quartet singer Wilmer Little Axe Broadnax! Works Cited: http://transgriot.blogspot.ca/2013/07/black-trans-history-wilmer-litt...Show More
OFTV 7: Behold! I Am A Woman!

38:56 | Apr 2nd, 2016

In this episode of OFTV, we'll try to make sense of the confusing life story, or stories, of Canada's "first" transsexual, Dianna Boileau! Works Cited: http://zagria.blogspot.ca/2010/09/dianne-boileau-1930-secretary.html http://www.thestar.com/news/...Show More
OFTV 6: The Art Of The Possible

32:50 | Mar 16th, 2016

OFTV celebrates the life of trans politican and Indigenous sex worker Georgina Beyer - from her life on the streets to the house of parliament! Works Cited: Jewel's Darl - http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/about-face-jewels-darl-1985 https://www.youtu...Show More
OFTV 5: The Trans Howard Hughes

38:30 | Mar 1st, 2016

On this episode of OFTV, we'll discuss the long life of eccentric FTM multimillionaire Reed Erickson - the architect of modern trans healthcare. Works Cited: Aaron Devor & Nicholas Matte, "Building a Better World." http://web.uvic.ca/~ahdevor/ABette...Show More
OFTV 4: Valentine's Day Special!

44:44 | Feb 14th, 2016

Join us for a Very Special Valentine's Day episode here at OFTV! We'll be discussing the groundbreaking life of trans man Michael Dillon and his doomed romance with trans woman Roberta Cowell! Works cited: From a Girl to a Man by Liz Hodgkinson The ...Show More
OFTV 3: STAR House, STAR People

32:21 | Feb 1st, 2016

Join us as we take a look at the early lives of the patron saints of the trans movement, Sylvia Rivera and Marsha P Johnson! We'll examine their beginnings, take a look at what might have gone down at Stonewall, and follow them up to the 1973 Christo...Show More
OFTV 2: The Golden Age Of Hustlers

31:14 | Jan 15th, 2016

In this episode of OFTV, we'll take a look at Vancouver's Golden Age of Prostitution from 1975-1985, in which Indigenous trans sex workers ruled the streets of the West End. We'll discuss how sex workers organized for their rights and safety, in oppo...Show More
OFTV 1: Whatever Happened To Rachel

28:16 | Dec 29th, 2015

One from the Vaults is a new trans history podcast. Join us for our pilot episode as we take a look at the mystery of Lou Reed's transsexual girlfriend Rachel. Sources: http://www.jaynedoll.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/loureed.html http://dangerousminds.net...Show More