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Leah Cahan Schaefer Collection

[Photo of Dr. Leah Scahefer accepting a Distinguished Alumni Award from Columbia Teachers' College]

Dr. Leah Cahan Schaefer (1920-2013) was a pioneer in the study of women's sexuality and transgender health.

Dr. Schaefer's publications include her book, Women and Sex: Sexual Experiences and Reactions of a Group of Thirty Women as Told to a Female Psychotherapist (1973).

Dr. Schaefer served as president of HBIDGA (the former name of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health) from 1991-1995, and was the first woman president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, 1978-1979.

The Leah Schaefer Collection consists of organizational items, papers, awards, correspondence and audio cassettes.

For a complete list of materials in this collection, please contact the Kinsey Institute Library at libknsy@indiana.edu .

 

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