Ruth I

Ruth I

Brighton beach


Ruth is one of the participants in Brighton Trans*formed, a QueenSpark book documenting the lives of some of the city's transgender residents. 81 years old, she describes herself as a public speaker and broadcaster who engages on behalf of older people. A former RAF Flying Officer who transitioned after retiring, she is also an all-year sea swimmer.

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Brighton Trans*formed was supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.