These days, everyone is having their sex changed. Bruce becoming Caitlyn wasn’t that big of a deal, but back in the early 1950:s, things were different. So different, in fact, that it would require a trip to Denmark for a man to become a woman.
Christine Jorgensen was a person who was born a man and was the first person to become widely known in the United States for having sex reassignment surgery. Today I have her story!
Show notes and links:
- Christine Jorgensen – Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Christine Jorgensen: 60 years of sex change ops (bbc.com)
- A Personal Autobiography by Christine Jorgensen (goodreads.com)
- A Biography of Christine Jorgensen by Richard F. Docter (goodreads.com)