Addams, Calpernia

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Calpernia Addams
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Name
Addams, Calpernia Gender: MF
born on 20 February 1971 at 17:18 (= 5:18 PM )
Place Nashville TN, USA, 36n09, 86w47
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 01°40' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 01°32 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 29°30'



Biography

American transsexual, she was born a man but felt like a woman from her young years. She served in the US Marine Corps in the early 1990s and is a veteran of the Desert Storm initiative under President George H. W. Bush. She is a decorated war veteran and was honorably discharged after four years of service.

She met Barry Winchell, a soldier, when he saw her perform on stage in early 1999, and they fell in love. On July 6, 1999, Winchell was brutally murdered in a homophobic attack by other soldiers.. Addams' life and the Winchell murder were the subject of a movie, "Soldier's Girl." Addams has since become a spokesperson and activist for the transgender cause.

An entertainer from the time she was young, she played Bluegrass fiddle in Church. As she grew older, she took up writing and acting and became a showgirl. She has been seen on film in several documentaries.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Nick Dagan Best writes: "I just got a reply from Calpernia Addams, who graciously gave me her time of birth and confirmed the date and place I'd found online."

Categories

  • Passions : Sexuality : Transsexual M-to-F
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Family : Relationship : Stress - Traumatic event

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