In this episode, I chat about Lili Elbe, one of the first transgender woman to undergo gender affirmation surgery in the 20th century, as well as the movie made about her.

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Sources Used in this Episode

  1. https://www.thoughtco.com/lili-elbe-biography-4176321
  2. Alice Domurat Dreger. Hermaphrodites and the Medical Invention of Sex. (Cambridge, Massachussetts: Harvard University Press, 1998), 82.
  3. Elizabeth Reis. “Impossible Hermaphrodites: Intersex in America, 1620-1960.” Journal Of American History 92, no. 2 (September 2005), 412.
  4. The Temporality of Modernist Life Writing in the Era of Transsexulialism
  5. Lilli Elbe. Man Into Woman: The First Sex Change, a Portrait of Lili Elbe: The True and Remarkable Transformation of the Painter Einar Wegener. Ed. Niels Hoyer (London: Blue Boat Books, 2004), 22.
  6. Elizabeth Reis. “Impossible Hermaphrodites: Intersex in America, 1620-1960.” Journal Of American History 92, no. 2 (September 2005), 412.
  7. The Temporality of Modernist Life Writing in the Era of Transsexulialism
  8. https://www.thoughtco.com/lili-elbe-biography-4176321
  9. Worthen, Meredith. “Lili Elbe Biography.” Bio.com.
  10. Who’s Who, Lili Elbe
  11. https://www.them.us/story/why-scarlett-johansson-or-any-cis-actor-should-never-play-trans-roles
  12. https://www.indiewire.com/2015/12/regressive-reductive-and-harmful-a-trans-womans-take-on-tom-hoopers-embarrassing-danish-girl-213499/