Download e-book for iPad: Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen (Sexual by Richard Docter F

By Richard Docter F

observe the impressive girl in the back of the legend.

Discover Christine Jorgensen’s extraordinary, inspirational trip to turn into the girl she consistently knew she must have been. turning into a lady: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen offers interesting insights in regards to the lady who opened doors—and minds—on behalf of sexual minorities. This e-book chronicles Christine’s force, skill to resolve difficulties, tremendous selection, and simply simple good fortune as she reworked herself into her precise gender—and unearths elements of her character formerly undisclosed through different biographies of her life.

Christine Jorgensen was once a big contributor to the unfolding of the so-called sexual revolution in the US. turning into a lady: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen is the tale of 1 brave person overcoming own and social obstacles, enduring the tricky compromises that had to be made, and the last word consciousness of ambitions. This revealing warts-and-all biography tells Christine’s genuine tale whereas reading the background of transsexuality in western societies, the clinical intervention supplied to her, and insightful profiles of Alfred C. Kinsey, Georges Burou, Harry Benjamin, and Christian Hamburger. the looks and features of pass dressers also are mentioned, in addition to their existence are contrasted with transsexual folks. This biography serves to demonstrate the problem to reduce discrimination opposed to all LGBT persons—and the fight that also lies forward.

Becoming a girl: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen explores:


  • the supportive and excessive functioning relatives during which Christine grew up

  • Jorgensen’s fight with gay emotions deemed unacceptable by way of society

  • Jorgensen’s younger grownup years whereas featuring as a man

  • the steps in his/her transsexual self-identification

  • Jorgensen’s decision to redefine himself/herself via clinical intervention

  • why Dr. Christian Hamburger in Copenhagen became interested in Jorgensen’s case

  • the formerly unrevealed tale of Jorgensen’s revelations to a information reporter that ended in overseas headlines

  • how Jorgensen built a ecocnomic nightclub act

  • the conflicts that observed the writing and ebook of her autobiography

  • Jorgensen’s love/hate character attribute and its impression on own relationships

  • much more!

Becoming a girl: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen is eye-opening, thought-provoking analyzing excellent for transsexuals and potential transsexuals; those that determine as homosexual, lesbian, bisexual, or as pass dressers; psychological healthiness pros; sociologists; educators; scholars; social employees; civil rights legal professionals; and cultural anthropologists.

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