15 minutes of fame: Charley Wilson, working-class trans man
Fern Riddell reveals the life of transgender working man Charley Wilson and details how his story is still relevant to us today
It’s the HistoryExtra podcast’s 15th birthday! To celebrate, we’ve asked 15 historians to nominate a figure from history they think deserves their ‘15 minutes of fame’. In this episode, Dr Fern Riddell nominates Victorian-era transgender man Charley Wilson. Speaking with Elinor Evans, she reveals why his story is important today.
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