Barry and Abigail spoke briefly about Renée Richards while discussing Now I’m Your Mom. Renée is a transgender woman who competed professionally in tennis in the 1970s. She also fought and won a landmark case in transgender rights in the New York Supreme Court after being barred from numerous women’s tennis competitions in 1976 for refusing to take a genetic test to verify her chromosomes. Barry recalled Renée’s story as being one of the first instances of widespread media coverage of transgender issues.
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