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The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

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Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

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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 481 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.

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