Questions tagged [myra-breckinridge]

Questions about the satirical novel "Myra Breckinridge" (1968) by Gore Vidal. It attacked cultural norms around sexuality through a lense of camp, featuring themes such as feminism and transsexuality. Use with [gore-vidal]

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How does the trans community view Gore Vidal's 'Myra Breckinridge'?

Gore Vidal's Myra Breckinridge (1968) was perhaps the first major novel in English to have a transgender protagonist. Myra, née Myron, undergoes gender confirmation surgery. In order to retain Myron's ...