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Gender Review, no. 2 (Sept 1978)

Files

Gender Review 1.2.pdf

Dublin Core

Title

Gender Review, no. 2 (Sept 1978)

Subject

Transgender people--Legal status, laws, etc.
Health insurance
Transitioning

Description

Articles include:
  • "Transsexual oppression" (Inge Stephens' suit against Banque canadienne nationale and Provident Assurance Company for disability benefits) 
  • "Ontario Bill 11 soon to become law" (An Act to Amend the Vital Statistics Act which would allow change of sex designation on birth certificates after "sex reassignment surgery")
  • "On the proper use of sex hormones and silicone" by Charles L. Ihlenfeld
  • "Opinions on TS [transsexual] surgery as a government health plan benefit" (support from Canadian and American medical professionals, primarily plastic surgeons and psychiatrists)

Profiles of:
  • CONFIDE (counselling services) 
  • Chris Black (transman)
  • Richard Green (psychiatrist)
  • Wardell B. Pomeroy (psychologist)
  • Leo Wollman (endocrinologist, gynecologist)
Also includes news, product information, resources, letters, advice column, FACT business, advertisements

Creator

Raj, Rupert

Publisher

FACT (Foundation for the Advancement of Canadian Transsexuals)

Date

Sept 1978

Contributor

Black, Chris
Ihlenfeld, Charles L.

Rights

Rupert Raj; CLGA has licensing authority

Format

PDF

Language

English

Type

newsletter

Coverage

primarily Canada, some U.S. and other countries

Citation

Raj, Rupert, “Gender Review, no. 2 (Sept 1978),” The ArQuives Digital Exhibitions, accessed July 13, 2020, http://digitalexhibitions.arquives.ca/items/show/888.

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