|Occupation||Professor, author, filmmaker|
Ph.D., United States History|
University of California, Berkeley|
University of Oklahoma
LGBT rights in the United States
|Notable work(s)||The Transgender Studies Reader (2006)|
Susan O'Neal Stryker (born 1961) is an American professor and activist. She is a lesbian transgender woman. Her first book, Gay by the Bay: A History of Queer Culture in the San Francisco Bay Area, was published in 1996 by Chronicle Books. Stryker wrote the book with Jim Van Buskirk. It was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award.
She edited the 2003 essay collection The Transgender Studies Reader. In 2005 Screaming Queens: The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria was released. Stryker got an Emmy Award for it. In 2008 Seal Press published Stryker's book Transgender History. She wrote the 2013 documentary Masculinity/Femininity. The Association for Queer Anthropology gave Stryker the 2013 Ruth Benedict Prize.
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- "Northwest News: Cal Anderson Memorial Lecture at the Evergreen State College". Seattle Gay News. Volume 37 Issue 06. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
- Szymanski, Zak (September 14, 2006). "Friends set up defense fund for author". Bay Area Reporter. Retrieved 3 September 2012.