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Man into Woman, 1953 edition

Karin: Lili Elbe’s autobiography, Man into Woman

…by one in German, then the English translation that was published in 1933. Lili Elbe, Copenhagen, October 1930. In the style of the time, the translation’s name was long – Man into Woman: An Authentic Record of a Change of Sex: The true story of the miraculous transformation of the Danish painter Einar Wegener (Andreas Sparre). Miraculous might not be the right word – foolhardy is more like it, or perhaps determined. Lili had set her heart on a se…

Lili Elbe in her own words

Lili Elbe in her own words

…r artistic future. Please note that the editor of the published version of Lili’s memoirs changed some names to a degree in order to help protect the privacy of Lili’s spouse, friends and medical advisers who were still alive at the time of publication. Paris. 29th January, 1930. Dear Christian, You have not heard from me for a long time, because I have been able to tell you nothing good about Lili. From time to time I have been examin…

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Karin in LOTL Magazine: “The Legend of Lili Elbe”

…py of the article (PDF, 2.1 MB) The article by EarthAngel was written to coincide with the Australian re-release of The Danish Girl, the novel by David Ebershoff that is based on the life of Lili Elbe. Nicole Kidman is co-producing and starring in a feature film derived from the novel. She will be playing the part of Lili Elbe née Einar Wegener….

First Hollywood bio about an intersex person, Lili Elbe

First Hollywood bio about an intersex person, Lili Elbe

…nd his book in turn was based on or at least inspired by the true story of Lili Elbe, whose memoirs were first published as Man into Woman in the 1930s. The book was republished in the UK by Blue Boat Books several years ago. Nicole Kidman’s production company, Blossom Films, is producing the The Danish Girl under a production deal with Rupert Murdoch’s Twentieth Century Fox. I am very interested in the progress of this movie and will…

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Karin on “Roberta Cowell’s Story, by Herself”

…erapy. A new passport was issued by the Danish authorities, in the name of Lili Elbe. The King of Denmark declared Einar’s marriage annulled, and his wife married a mutual friend. A French painter who was also a friend of old standing fell in love with Lili. But before Lili could marry she had to have one more operation. This was to enable her to function completely as a wife and mother. The operation was successfully carried out, but shortly afte…

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Five years of the not-for-profit company

…y in Canberra. 2009: Karin publishes a series of investigative articles on Lili Elbe and Morgan writes on testosterone. 2010 6 May 2010: The company is officially incorporated. The founder members and directors are Morgan Carpenter, Karin Gottschalk, Jo Proctor, Priscilla Quirk, Chris Somers and Gina Wilson. Gina is the founding president. 12 May 2010: Michael Noble writes on representations of Klinefelter Syndrome. 22 May 2010: Gina gives a TEDx…