Friday, March 30, 2012

Christine Jorgenson

While I'm waiting for Janet's Friday Fill-ins to be posted, I give you one of the true pioneers in trans-history, Christine Jorgenson. I found the video on TransGriot blog...

For those of you who were not alive in the 50s and 60s; “EX-GI BECOMES BLONDE BEAUTY: OPERATIONS TRANSFORM BRONX YOUTH” was the headlines in the New York Daily News on December 1, 1952, when the plane she was on landed Idlewild airport after her surgery in Copenhagen she was greeted by a sea of reporters.

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