Written on the Body: Letters from Trans and Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence


SKU: 9781785927973 Category:
Editor: Bean, Lexie
Contribution by: Spade, Dean Moon, Nyala Valdes, Alex Devuyst, Sawyer Bailey, Ieshai
Publication Date: 03/21/2018
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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Lambda Literary Award Finalist – LGBTQ AnthologyWritten by and for trans and non-binary survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, Written on the Body offers support, guidance and hope for those who struggle to find safety at home, in the body, and other unwelcoming places. This collection of letters written to body parts weaves together narratives of gender, identity, and abuse. It is the coming together of those who have been fragmented and often met with disbelief. The book holds the concerns and truths that many trans people share while offering space for dialogue and reclamation. Written with intelligence and intimacy, this book is for those who have found power in re-shaping their bodies, families, and lives.