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When a woman is not a woman: how the Ministry of Pensions constructed gender in the 1950s

December 16th, 2011

Episode 213 of 474 episodes

Dr Louise Chambers investigates why, in the 1950s, the Ministry of Pensions was inundated with requests by individuals to change their gender identity on their employment and pension records.