Virginia Prince

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: longtime activist for transgender rights and a pioneer of the cross-dressing community who was well-known for her disdain for transsexuals and those with gender identity disorder, believing that sex reassignment surgery was unnecessary, who published the Transvestia magazine for nearly 20 years and founded the Society for the Second Half, an organization for male heterosexual cross-dressers, in 1962.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: November 23, 1912

 

Died: May 2, 2009

 

Location: Los Angeles, California