Thursday, September 8, 2016
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Moderator: Jason Parsley
Panelists: Eden Lane, Fred Fejes, Ph.D., Atticus Ranck
This session will explore the role of the media in the post-World War II emergence of transgender identity, looking at examples such as Christine Jorgensen, Sylvia Rivera, Brandon Teena and others. It will also explore the history and dynamics between the Lesbian/Gay and Transgender movements and the role of marketing and political factors in media representations.