Randi Hutter Epstein
Writer, Lecturer, Yale Medical School

Randi Hutter Epstein is a medical writer, lecturer at Yale University, writer in residence at Yale Medical School, and adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Guardian, among others. Her latest book is Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything (2018).

Written by Randi Hutter Epstein

Bee Bennett, photographed in Casper, Wyoming, in 2016 as part of a photo series by photographer Carolyn Drake. The series shines a light on the lack of legal protection offered to LGBTQ residents in Wyoming, despite calling itself ‘The Equality State’. Photo by Carolyn Drake/Magnum

Essay/
Gender and identity
Transitioning

Individual transgender lives track a wider cultural history of surgery, hormones and revolutionised gender identities

Randi Hutter Epstein