Trans kids are nothing new. This is a must-read to understand the unseemly origins of the gender clinic. Gill-Peterson looks at links between gender medicine and racialised understandings of normativity.
Lote by Shola von Reinhold
A lush, inventive journey through Black modernism, which counters the exclusion of Black figures from art history. Witty and decadent – take a drink every time a character drinks and you won’t make it to page 50.
Fucking Trans Women by Mira Bellwether
A zine with a self-explanatory title, FTW has attained a legendary status, having inspired countless trans women and their partners to become fully acquainted with their bodies. Bellwether died last year without getting the credit she deserved.
Wild Geese by Soula Emmanuel is out now (Footnote Press, £15.99). You can buy it, and some of these other titles, from The Big Issue shop on Bookshop.org, which helps to support The Big Issue and independent bookshops.
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