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Trans: Gender and Race in an Age of Unsettled Identities

by Rogers Brubaker,
The Florida Courier, November 25, 2016

On June 1, 2015, Annie Liebovitz’s photograph of a corseted Caitlyn Jenner appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair. Formerly Bruce Jenner, an Olympic gold medalist in the decathlon, Caitlyn became America’s most famous transgender. Ten days later, Rachel Dolezal, the president of the Spokane, Washington chapter of the NAACP, was “outed” as White by her parents.


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