Transgender Scholar Reacts To Bruce Jenner Interview

Apr 27, 2015
Originally published on April 28, 2015 2:33 pm

“For all intents and purposes, I am a woman.”

Bruce Jenner announced he is transgender on a late night interview with Diane Sawyer. (Here & Now is honoring his request to media to use the male pronoun).

16.9 million people tuned in, but will this help or hurt the cause of transgender individuals worldwide?

Jennifer Finney Boylan, a noted English professor who is also transgender, shares her thoughts and reaction with Here & Now’s Robin Young.


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