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02 February 2015

Josefine Meißauer (188? - ?)

Josefine Meißauer was arrested more than once in Bavaria for being in female clothing. When Magnus Hirschfelt's book Die Transvestiten came out in 1910, she contacted him, and with a recommendation written by him, she succeeded in obtaining a police permit.

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