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Being Transgender

Juno Dawson thinks we should get over our prurient obsession with transgender people and value them like any other individuals, in her case as a writer of young adult fiction.

Juno Dawson thinks we should get over our prurient obsession with transgender people and value them like any other individuals, in her case as a writer of young adult fiction.
"All any of us can ever talk about is our own experience of transitioning, but this has intrinsically tied our value to - at best - our heroic journey and - at worst - our genitals."
Recorded at the Hay Festival.
Presenter: Helen Zaltzman
Producer: Sheila Cook.

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