Story: Gender diversity

Sarah Lamont

Sarah Lamont

Sarah Lamont cross-dressed secretly from childhood. Her wife left her when she discovered this secret, and she later chose to be known openly as Sarah. 'The response has been fantastic ... As a motel manager and social butterfly I meet new people daily, yet they all treat me with consideration and respect. When I sing with my obvious male voice, nobody seems to notice.'

Agender New Zealand, February 2009, p. 4.

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Johanna Schmidt, 'Gender diversity - Transgender/transsexual people', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 2 April 2023)

Story by Johanna Schmidt, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 May 2021 with assistance from Gender Minorities Aotearoa