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.
Susan Stryker, associate professor of gender and women's studies, University of Arizona; author, "Transgender History: The Roots of Today's Revolution"