Supreme Minister of Gender-Reassignment Calypso Ditties

A perplexed Louis “The Charmer” Farrakhan riffs on the then-current Christine Jorgensen sex-change story, asking the question on everybody’s/nobody’s mind, “Is She Is or Is She Ain’t?”


  • The Christine Jorgensen Story theatrical film, 1970 [YouTube
  • Let Me Die a Woman (Trailer for Doris Wishman’s 1978 shockumentary) [YouTube
  • “The Origin of Love,” from Hedwig and the Angry Inch (John Cameron Mitchell, 2001) [YouTube
  • “Christine Jorgensen Is Back at 55 — As a Singer,” Weekly World News, March 24, 1981 [WWN]
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