INTO: How Race and Trans Identity Emerged Together

By Eli Erlick

Black on Both Sides (C. Riley Snorton)Black transgender scholar and Cornell University professor C. Riley Snorton’s Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity offers a groundbreaking approach to the interlocking pasts of racial and trans identity. The book represents a unique and critical insight into the development of race and gender together, rather than as separate identity categories. Snorton’s new work may help readers better understand the ways in which black and trans communities can work alongside one another during an era of increasing violence.


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