Argentinian photographer Gabo Caruso is talking about the brilliant young collaborator of her three-year long photo series – Cora, a 10-year-old trans girl living in Barcelona with her family.
The author of the iconic book on trans life, “Whipping Girl,” beams up to The Trans Sporter Room podcast to discuss writing and the reality of being trans in 2021 America.
She went platinum by plugging Bach into 20th-century machines, and was soon working with Stanley Kubrick. But prejudice around her gender transition pushed Wendy Carlos out of sight.
Cyrus Grace Dunham has written a complicated, necessary addition to the trans literary canon.
Science Fiction and fantasy have explored with different ideas of gender for decades, but in the last few years, we’ve finally begun to see an increased number of works in which transgender characters (very often created by writers who are themselves queer) have taken on leading roles in some genuinely great books. They aren’t there to serve as metaphors or walking thought experiments, but fully realized people, with agency.
“Looking for something new to read? This exhaustive list of trans related books has something for everyone!”
“With the national parks’ much-touted 100th anniversary winding down, we’ve seen a number of books, documentaries, articles, and even hands-on, parkwide science events, all celebrating the National Park Service. “
“‘Ever since I could form coherent thoughts, I knew I was a girl trapped inside a boy’s body'”
If I remember correctly I happened across a post here on WP and another on FB regarding a free download of Benedict Jacka’s Alex Verus series. I thought I had saved the information but now I cannot find them.
I am hoping some kind soul knows what I’m talking about and can provide me with a link.
“Silverberg is posing big questions at a crucial time. In the age of Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce) and Orange is The New Black’s trans star, Laverne Cox, trans awareness is slowly filtering down to younger ages; Stealth, the story of a 12-year-old transgender girl, screened this year at the TIFF Kids Film Festival. This week TLC launched I Am Jazz, a show starring 14-year-old transgender activist and author Jazz Jennings.”