Lee Grant had traveled everywhere in search of the most beautiful transsexual she could find to star in this documentary later aired on H.B.O. She found Miss Veronica York in Houston, Texas dancin' for dollars in Baby'O's strip club. The film co-starred Memphis legend, Renee Williams as the roommate "Mary".
''WHAT SEX AM I?'' looks sympathetically at transsexuals and transvestites, exploring the meaning of gender. How is it defined? The Home Box Office documentary, neither salacious nor exploitative, finds ambiguities. It suggests that gender is, and probably should be, beyond definition.