Vikram Johri: Making a woman

Caitlyn Jenner is a newly formed woman, for want of a better phrase. Let her relish her new-found femininity, let her enjoy her delayed girlhood. She has time enough to be a woman, socially

Vikram Johri

In "What Makes a Woman", a piece published in The New York Times last Sunday, Elinor Burkett raised certain issues around the very public and much celebrated coming out as transgender of Caitlyn Jenner, formerly Bruce Jenner of Olympic glory and reality TV fame. Caitlyn Jenner appeared in a Diane Sawyer interview on ABC earlier this year to reveal her impending transition to womanhood. Last week, Vanity Fair released its July cover in which a glamorous woman, dressed in a close-fitting satin corset, looks seductively into the camera. "Call me Caitlyn" is splashed across ...