Christine Jorgensen (5/30/1926 – 5/3/1989)
an American trans woman who was the 1st person to become widely known in the US for having sex reassignment surgery.
As a transgender spokesperson & public figure, she influenced other transgender people to change their sex on birth
Traditional gender norms were questioned, & Jorgensen reinforced what it meant to be a woman. She took on the notions of
"We may not have started it, but we gave it a good swift kick in the pants."
As a result, this revolution was a major advancement in the name of women’s history, LGBT history, but
As a result, this revolution was a major advancement in the name of women’s history, LGBT history, but especially under the subject of expanding gender identities.
In 2012 Christine was inducted into the Legacy Walk