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Leslie Feinberg
(September 1, 1949 - living) U.S.A.


Writer, activist


Leslie Feinberg - trans and gay (not to mention communist, feminist & other...) activist, partner and "beloved lesbian husband" of the writer Minnie Bruce Pratt. Leslie Feinberg was born female, but has lived as a male. Sie considers hirself a transgendered lesbian. Speaker and author of Stone Butch Blues (1993), Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to RuPaul (1996), and Drag King Dreams.

Leslie Feinberg is Jewish, and was born female. Feinberg prefers the gender-neutral pronouns "hir" and "ze". Feinberg writes: "I have shaped myself surgically and hormonally twice in my life, and I reserve the right to do it again."

Feinberg & Pratt
Leslie Feinberg and her lover Minnie Bruce Pratt (1994)


Picture from: Robert Giard (photographer), Particular Voices: Portraits of Gay and Lesbian Writers

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