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Christine Jorgensen

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The Real Danish Girls: Meet the Trans Pioneers Before Laverne Cox & Caitlyn Jenner
Reports of sex-reassignment were so rare that the world was shocked more than 20 years later to hear of Christine Jorgensen. She had been George Jorgensen from the Bronx but became a woman thanks to surgery — in Denmark, interestingly enough.
#31Days of Feminism: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy
Throughout the month of March, NBCBLK, NBCLatino, and NBC Asian America have partnered with the Ms. Foundation for Women for #31Days of Feminism to spotlight women of color who, through their actions and words, lead the way toward a more equal ...
Jenner's Trail Was Blazed by Christine Jorgensen
Sixty-two years ago this morning, newspaper readers in Las Vegas, Nev., learned that the Hotel Sahara was attempting to renege on its contract with a performer hotel management had booked impulsively. The disagreement wasn't really a labor dispute, ...
The Real Me: What It Feels Like to be Transgender
In the United States, SRS first surfaced in the 1950s, when a soldier named George Jorgensen returned from Denmark as Christine.
Before Caitlyn Jenner, there was Christine Jorgensen
Long before Miss Caitlyn Jenner's first training bra, there lived a frustrated, unhappy GI from The Bronx. Surgery and hormones later, honorably discharged Army clerk George, earliest transgender person to hit headlines, became Christine Jorgensen.

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