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Author Playdon, Zoe-Jane, author.

Title The hidden case of Ewan Forbes : and the unwritten history of the trans experience / Zoë Playdon.

Edition First Scribner hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Scribner, [2021].
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 Naper Blvd. Adult Biography  BIO FORBES    AVAILABLE
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Description xv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-346) and index.
Contents Childhood -- The medical student -- Marriage -- A death in the family -- Margaret's fateful letter -- The medical examination -- An audacious defense -- The judge's dilemma -- A perfect storm -- Outlawed -- Another audacious defense -- Ewan's legacy.
Summary "This life story of an aristocratic trans man whose secret 1968 legal case, which forced him to defend his male status, had a profound impact on trans rights for decades is a singular contribution to trans history and the ongoing struggle for trans rights." -- Description provided by publisher.
Subject Forbes, Ewan, Sir, 1912-1991.
Transgender men -- Biography.
Intersex people -- Biography.
Physicians -- Scotland -- Biography.
Genre Biographies.
ISBN 9781982139469 (hardcover)
1982139463 (hardcover)
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