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Landmark 1970s trans documentary A Change Of Sex is now streaming on BBC iPlayer

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Landmark documentary series A Change Of Sex is now available to stream on BBC iPlayer. Happy Pride month!The ground-breaking five-part series, directed by David Pearson, followed Julia Grant’s transition, and first broadcast between 1979 and 1999.It was the first mainstream television documentary in the UK to tell the story of a person transitioning and provided insight into what life was like for trans people in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s.A Change Of Sex charted everything from seeking support from gender identity clinics, the violence faced by trans people, legal and medical difficulties in changing your gender, and the wider attitudes of society at the time.Each of the five parts, broadcast on the BBC between 1979 and 1999, focuses on a.

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