Tri-Ess is a non-profit educational,
social, and support group for heterosexual cross-dressers, their partners or spouses, and
their families. The collection contains the records of Tri-Ess and its chapters since its
inception in 1973 through 2006. It includes correspondence, directories, corporate
documents, flyers, ephemera, newsletters, and photographs. There is considerable
documentation on the initial organization of Tri-Ess and numerous publications about
Tri-Ess is a non-profit educational, social, and support group for heterosexual
cross-dressers, their partners or spouses, and their families. It is international in scope
with over thirty chapters in the United States. Tri-Ess is a member of the World Congress of
Transgender Organizations and the International Foundation for Gender Education.
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