Exploitation filmmaker Doris Wishman dies

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com August 20 2002 12:00 AM ET

Legendary B-movie director Doris Wishman passed away on August 10 in Miami, according to The New York Times. One of the few female directors making exploitation films (with titles like Nude on the Moon and A Night to Dismember), Wishman's filmography included several films with lesbian subplots, along with the legendary sex-change documentary Let Me Die a Woman.