Episode 21 – Terry O’Connell, Auto Racing Driver with over 500 national titles who went through gender reassignment surgery in 1994 and is and restarting her racing career. Terri has raced everything from go-karts to being a driver in the prestigious NASCAR Nextel Cup. She has received international media attention. Terri shares her life story as she faces her gender issues, explains the fascinating world of auto racing and describes her strategy for reentry as a award winning racing car driver.
Patricia Nell Warren’s Outsports.com article
on Terri and GLBT folks in auto racing
Transgender Support & Advocacy
Gender Spectrun Education & Training
National Center for Transgender Equality
Transgender Legal & Education Fund
Gender Public Advocacy Coalition
One reply on “Episode 21 – Terry O’Connell, Auto Racing Driver with Over 500 National Titles, Had Gender Reassignment Surgery in 1994, Now Restarting Her Racing Career”
i see this very interesting as i deal with auto racing history a lot. this is very controversial in fact, to be an icon in the racing world and having to deal with your own personal issues is anything but personal.