Going out in style: Holding onto your identity in death


Imagine what it would be like to live your life and then at the end of it, everything you were was erased?  That is what happens to many transgender people when they die. Families can bury their loved one as someone unrecognisable from the life they had previously lived. Liath James movingly explains why this is such an important issue for transgender people. She talks through the legal hurdles she had to go through to protect her hard won identity and why she has a YouTube playlist called ‘In the event of my death’.


Duration: 27:42