Welcome to the library! All zines here are written by transgender cancer patients. Click zine titles or images to open PDFs.
If you are interested in making a zine for, or putting zines you've already made into this library please contact us for more info. We are ALWAYS happy and excited to meet new trans cancer zinesters and share work / ideas / help get folks started with making zines!
Transpire: Transgender Cancer Patient Anthology
A compilation of art and writing by trans cancer patients, including those with brain cancer, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, ewing sarcoma, hodgkins lymphoma, ovarian cancer, testicular cancer, and uterine cancer.
Zines by: Aster K. Foley (xe/they), rhabdomyosarcoma
Watching the people you know disappear over the course of your illness is a hell of a thing.
“Fair Weather: A Zine About Losing & Being Lost” is a 22-page digital zine.
Imagery appropriated from the following board games:
Scrabble, Mysterium, Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective, Betrayal at House on the Hill, Tokaido, Forbidden Island, Cards Against Humanity
Zines by: Charlie Manzano (he/him), melanoma
Zines by: Lex Rivers (she/her),
ocular (uveal) melanoma
Find more on Instagram @_salty.lex, on Deviant Art @Salty-Lex, and at radicallydisfigured.com
Lex passed away on October 13th, 2022. Lex was a very loved and passionate oncology nurse, ex-moonie activist, poet, and zinester from Oakland California. You can find her two poetry zines and a choose your own cancer adventure zine (co-authored with Aster Foley) here in the library, buy her zines in the "Shop" tab, read her article posted in the LA Times here, listen to her and Charlie's podcast Radically Disfigured and find their zines related to disfigurement at radicallydisfigured.com, and read more of Lex's poetry and personal writing on her Deviant Art here. Lex's obituary was published in the LA Times on November 4th, 2022.
Zines by: Roman Ruddick (they/them),
Find more on Instagram @times_knew_roman