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A Boy Named Sue (Movie)
September 28, 2001
A Boy Named Sue is a 2001 documentary film directed by Julie Wyman. It shows the life and transition of Theo, a young adult, born intersex, raised female, involved in a lesbian relationship, who undergoes various stages of a sex reassignment surgery (including a mastectomy and hormone therapy) to become male. The protagonist is filmed extensively throughout, gives a number of interviews, and eventually settles down as a gay male. The film's title is taken from the song A Boy Named Sue.
Music referenced in A Boy Named Sue
This movie plays:
July 26, 1969
In addition to taking the title from the Johnny Cash song, the song itself is played in the film.