Menacing Ignorance

Black and white picture of attendees at Camp Trans, Michigan 1994. In the foreground, left to right, are Riki Wilchins, Leslie Feinberg and Minnie Bruce Pratt.
  • The widely-circulated paper by Murray et al included highly-disputed claims about trans law which were poorly sourced and published without peer review by a legal expert.
  • Academic publishing and the media climate has obscured rather than clarified trans law.
  • The continuing production of ignorance about trans life is a citational practice and a campaigning strategy which continues to exclude trans people from academic work and social life.

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Producing Ignorance




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Harry Josephine Giles

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Writer and performer. From Orkney, lives in Leith.

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