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Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen


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Februar 2008

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A fascinating biography of the highly-publicized male-to-female sex change recipient, Christine Jorgensen, and the impact she had on changing attitudes toward gays, lesbians, bisexuals, and transgendered persons.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Foreword Vern Bullough. Acknowledgments. Introduction C. Jacob Hale 1. Christine, 1988 2. The Jorgensens 3. Elementary and High School 4. RKO Pathe and Military Service 5. Hollywood, 1947 6. The Male Hormone 7. The Transsexual Decision 8. Copenhagen and Christian Hamburger 9. Medical Intervention 10. A New Name, a New Gender 11. Ex-GI Becomes Blonde Beauty 12. Behind the Headlines 13. Return to New York 14. The New York Post Takes Aim 15. Denmark, the Travel Film 16. Developing an Act 17. On the Road 18. The Marriage License 19. Exit Betty Walton 20. Summer Stock 21. Autobiography 22. The Christine Jorgensen Film 23. Retirement and Illness 24. The Final Year

Pressestimmen

"Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen offers a more studied examination of the state of transsexuality than most biographies offer...An excellent guide for college-level holdings specializing in alternative social issues." - Diane C. Donovan, The Midwest Book Review
EAN: 9781560236672
ISBN: 1560236671
Untertitel: 'Sexual Minorities in Historica'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: HAWORTH PR INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Februar 2008
Seitenanzahl: 301 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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