I'm a straight male who happened to be born in a female body. I know. I don't really get it either. I started to understand when I found out the word for people like me: "transgender." I thought, "We do exist!"
The pioneering LGBT activist, writer and author will be offering a free lecture about the changes in gender identity over the years and read from her book, When We Were Outlaws, prior to a lesbian-identified play at San Diego REPertory Theatre on Sunday.