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April Ashley Receives a Congratulatory Kiss (March 3, 1970)

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At the top of photograph appears the following text: "NXP/CLN030212-3/3/70-LONDON: April Ashley (L) receives a congratulatory kiss from a patron of the restaurant she opened in London's Chelsea district 3/2. A British judge recently ruled that April, who was born a male, but who underwent a sex change operation in Casablanca, was not a female. The ruling resulted in the dissolution of her marriage. UPI CABLEPHOTO jc." This object might be from the records of a newspaper/periodical.

Item Information:

Identifier
z029p496h
Collection
April Ashley Collection
Institution
Transas City
Creator(s)
United Press International
Date Created
Mar. 3, 1970
Dates Covered
Mar. 3, 1970
Genre
Photographs
Records
Subject(s)
April Ashley
Places
England > Greater London > London
Topic(s)
Actors
Entertainers
Law reports, digests, etc.
Marital status
Marriage law
MtFs
Transgender people
Transsexual people
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
Black and White
Language
English
Related URL
http://transascity.org/ashley-april/
Rights
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