- "In 1746, Charles Hamilton of Glastonbury, England found what they were looking for - Mary, a curious young woman who was taken by their charms. With the approval of the girl's aunt, the pair were joined in marriage and set off on a honeymoon. Hamilton had little money and no family. But they were resourceful, determined, and charismatic. They offered Mary companionship and adventure. As someone who was assigned female at birth, Hamilton became known as a female husband. Nearly one hundred years later and across the Atlantic, the Journal of Commerce ran a story called, "Extraordinary Case of a Female Husband." Scottish immigrant George Wilson was found passed out on the streets of New York's lower eastside. A policeman took them into the station. Wilson was just another poor laborer who drank too much after a long day of work. But as someone who was raised as a girl and now lived as a man, they were incredibly vulnerable to harassment, violence, and punishment at the hands of the authorities"-- [Provided by publisher]
- Item content: English
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-336) and index.
Description based on: Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on March 26, 2020).
- 1 online resource (xi, 342 pages) : illustrations
- text file
- HQ77.9 .M26 2020eb
- 9781108652834 (electronic book)
1108652832 (electronic book)
9781108483803 (hardcover) [Invalid]
9781108718271 (paperback) [Invalid]
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