Sex change in science fictionUploader: Gianni 6 days ago Subscribe 1816
This page was last edited on 21 Augustat The life choices and self-images of trans people are still regarded as invalid by many people. Consequently writers of fiction may not have come into contact with such people, and would have had little evidence on which to base a character. You could post it as an answer, indicating how it matches up, and we can close it if confirmed. Among those who have challenged conventional understandings and portrayals of gender and sexuality, there have been of course significant variations. Whether such characters count as trans is arguable. More subtle, but still embodying a coercive understanding of the issue, is Angela Carter 's The Passion of New Evewhose initially male protagonist suffers involuntary gender reassignment and is sent out to experience life as a woman in an America undergoing social breakdown. Maestra is changed into a man and back again several times by Neptune. Boomer went from being a black male human to an Asian-American female Cylon.