This list was originally devised in 2015 by Tom Cho as a way to increase, in Australia’s public conversations, the presence of writers who are transgender or who have intersex variations.
As Tom wrote:
The resource was initially created in response to a long-standing problem with major media reportage about transgender people and people with intersex variations: these conversations about us are frequently staged without us. In particular, we are rarely solicited as authors. Importantly, the resource also aims to put more trans and intersex voices, including those of emerging writers, into smaller publications and public arenas.
Since October 2017, the list has been maintained by Kaya Wilson. Both the hard-copy and online versions of the list were designed by Rihana Ries.
If you have any questions, comments or technical issues, please contact the administrators of the list using the contact form.