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Carolyn Kraus is Associate Professor of Communications at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where she teaches journalism and creative nonfiction. She has written for a variety of publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Partisan Review.

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literature >> Morris, Jan

The talented and prolific Anglo-Welsh journalist, historian, and travel writer Jan Morris was one of the first transsexuals to tell her story publicly in a memoir.

arts >> Richards, Renee

Transsexual tennis player Renee Richards successfully sued the United States Tennis Association when it barred her from competing in the U.S. Women's Open, establishing an important precedent for the rights of transsexual athletes.

arts >> Sports: Transgender Issues

Fears and misconceptions about transgendered and intersexed athletes abound.

arts >> Transsexuality in Film

Representations of transsexuality in films range from freak-show exploitation, to dramatic and documentary depictions, to the use of transsexuality as a metaphor for exploring the crossing of all kinds of borders.

   

 

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