1960 Transgender News

Standard Disclaimer: This page is a listing and links to news items regarding transgender persons from 1960. It is ordered by date of appearance in the news, not the date of the event. Note that the text summaries are not transcripts.
 

July 16, 1960. Boston Daily Record, page 3

George Edwin Turtle, a dentist and former Royal Navy officer, has received a gender change certificate, and will start living full-time as Georgina Carol Turtle. She is quoted as saying “I have an immense feeling of relief that it is out in the open at last.”

August 5, 1960. Rockford Illinois Register Republic, page D3

Another article regarding Georgina Turtle is published, with this one offering the unusual detail of her figure, given as “36-36-36.” Which if true would mean that she is straight as a board.

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