Southern Comfort (2001 Film)
Southern Comfort is a 2001 documentary film about the final year in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual. Eads, diagnosed with ovarian cancer, was turned down for treatment by two dozen doctors out of fear that treating such a patient would hurt their reputations. By the time Eads received treatment, the cancer was too advanced to save his life.
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“But is there any comfort to be found?
Man is in love and loves what vanishes,
What more is there to say?”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
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