Television: Confession

Q. How long have you been posing as a woman?

A. Well, I really have been a woman all my life.

Q. You mean that you've felt that you were more of a woman than a man?

A. That's right.

Thus, on Dallas' WFAA last week, began the kind of candid interview that Manhattan might have smothered with a grey-flannel gag. With his lipstick and powder scrubbed away and his long, curled hair combed back, a 22-year-old transvestite named Darrell Wayne Kahler faced the cameras of Confession. He was the latest subject in a line of drug...

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