Trap Door: Trans Cultural Production and the Politics of Visibility

Notes

Delves into themes as wide-ranging yet interconnected as beauty, performativity, activism, and police brutality. Collectively, they attest to how trans people are frequently offered “doors”—entrances to visibility and recognition—that are actually “traps,” accommodating trans bodies and communities only insofar as they cooperate with dominant norms.

Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).

Editor Reina Gossett, Eric A. Stanley, Johanna Burton
Publisher MIT Press
ISBN 9-780262-036603
Reference P4076
Date 2017
Type Publication

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