“I’m 70% man” – Richard O’Brien [BBC News]

Posted: March 26, 2013 in LGBTQ

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Transman

A friend of mine shared a link to a BBC news article on Facebook yesterday. After the headline, the tag line was:

“Is Rocky Horror writer Richard O’Brien normal for thinking himself a “third sex” between male and female?”

What a tag line!

Of course, it’s designed to get people to read the article, and perhaps to start to form judgements before even reading it.

I personally didn’t need the tag line, I just saw it was about Richard O’Brien and clicked on it! He’s pretty much awesome.

Of course those of you who have seen The Rocky Horror Show know about the…relaxed attitudes towards gender and orientation. It’s a great show/film. I’m not going into that here.

The article describes O’Brien’s history and how he feels, and then goes on to the topic as a whole, explaining a little about the spectrum of gender.

At the end it also touches…

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