Let Me Die a Woman

July 29, 2015 at 1:07 am (7 Heads, Let Me Die a Woman) (, , , )

Let Me Die a Woman – 1977 – United States

Let Me Die a Woman is a documentary about transgendered men undergoing sex reassignment surgery. It is hosted by Dr. Leo Wollman, who awkwardly reads cue cards and describes himself as a doctor, surgeon, psychologist, and minister. Wollman interviews and physically examines various transsexuals. The film also features hokey dramatized sex scenes (where the men do not even have erections), and a reenactment of a man severing his penis with a chisel. In the most memorable scene, the viewer is treated to (potentially traumatizing) footage of a genuine sex change surgery.

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