7 Nov 2019

NZ Biography: Carmen Rupe

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 2:25 pm on 7 November 2019

Fabulous, flamboyant and hugely successful in her time, today's Biography is about Carmen, the Wellington transgender entrepreneur who's performing career began as an exotic dancer. She was also the mentor for our guest today who's joining us to talk about her life and legacy - Georgina Beyer.

08082016. Photo Rebekah Parsons-King. Carmen Rupe lights light up green on multiple crossings down Cuba Street in Wellington. Borni Te Rongopai Tukiwhaho doubled as Carmen Rupe.

Photo: RNZ / Rebekah Parsons-King

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