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Pen name  Helen Boyd
Role  Author
Name  Helen Boyd

Nationality  American
Occupation  Academic and author
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Alma mater  The City College of New York
Subject  Autobiography, Transgender Liberation
Nominations  Lambda Literary Award for Transgender/GenderQueer
Books  My Husband Betty: Lov, She's Not the Man I Married, Zoe Saldana 155 Succ
Similar People  Jennifer Finney Boylan, Julia Serano, Kate Bornstein

Education  City College of New York

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Helen Boyd (1969) is the pen name of Gail Kramer, the American author of two books about her relationship with her transgender partner. Her partner is referred to in both books as "Betty Crow", though this is also a pseudonym.


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Helen and Betty Interview part 1


Helen Boyd graduated Phi Beta Kappa from The City College of New York in 1995 with a degree in literature. She has been a guest speaker at trans conferences, including the IFGE, First Event, Fantasia Fair, Southern Comfort, the Chicago Be-All, and also at special events like Trans Issues Week at Yale University. Helen and Betty have spoken about LGBT marriage on PBS's In The Life. As of 2011, she is also a Lecturer of Gender and Freshman Studies at Lawrence University.

Boyd also runs the mHB Forums, a message board for the discussion of crossdressing- and transgender-related topics. The community associated with the board is noted for its willingness to debate sacred cows of the transgender community.


Helen Boyd Wikipedia