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Professor Susan Stryker Reveals 'Transgender History'

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Susan Stryker is the author of Transgender History: The Roots of Today's Revolution." (Curtis Ryan/Tucson Weekly)

The 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City created a watershed moment in the LGBT community’s struggle for civil rights. But few realize that transgender women instigated the uprising. In “Transgender History,” Susan Stryker reveals the lesser-known history of the transgender community in America, stretching back to the mid-20th century. Stryker is an associate professor of gender and women’s studies at the University of Arizona. She joins Forum in the studio.

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Susan Stryker, associate professor of gender and women’s studies, University of Arizona; author, “Transgender History: The Roots of Today’s Revolution”

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