Her Husband was a Woman!: Women's Gender-crossing in Modern British Popular Culture
Routledge, 2007 - 192 Seiten
Tracking the changing representation of female gender-crossing in the press, this text breaks new ground to reveal findings where both desire between women and cross-gender identification are understood.
Her Husband was a Woman! exposes real-life case studies from the British tabloids of women who successfully passed as men in everyday life, perhaps marrying other women or fighting for their country. Oram revises assumptions about the history of modern gender and sexual identities, especially lesbianism and transsexuality.
This book provides a fascinating resource for researchers and students, grounding the concepts of gender performativity, lesbian and queer identities in a broadly-based survey of the historical evidence.
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5 The 1930s ' sex change ' story Medical technology and physical transformation
In 1932 the News of the World reported a different kind of gender - crossing story
, an ' Amazing Change of Sex ' in which a teenage girl from Sussex , apparently ...
rather than superseded , the established spectacle of fantastic gender - changing
bodies . Sex change and modern medicine in the Sunday press The prominent
British sex change stories were reported in some detail , including interviews ...
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The subjects of these reports , the people who have had their sex changed , are
presented as the beneficiaries of modern medical technology . ' One of the ...
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