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She was delighted when she heard her name, Erika

Emil Uuttu wrote the play ‘The Lovely Daughter Erika – Notes on a name’ (2023) based on a local story found in the folk poetry collection of the Finnish Literature Society, and on a number of research publications that discussed the note or otherwise referred to it. The play is a study of questions of ethics and remembering in historical study, in the context of trans history.

International glimpses of Finnish trans activism in the 1990s

As the international history of trans activism originating from Finland has barely been researched, Dreamwear Club has usually been examined only from the national perspective. In their research, Jean Lukkarinen has proven that Dreamwear Club had international connections, and the association sought to cooperate with foreign groups to develop the Finnish transgender field.