Juliet Jacques
Freelance

Juliet Jacques is a British journalist who writes about gender, literature, film, art and football. She has written for The Guardian, New Statesman, The London Review of Books and other publications.

Written by Juliet Jacques

Christine Jorgensen, formerly George Jorgensen (seen, left to right, in 1943, 1952 and 1975). Photo by Bettmann/Corbis

Essay/
Gender and identity
He to she

Transformation is sold as an instant miracle — but for transsexual people the journey is slow and painful

Juliet Jacques