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Jack Halberstam

Jack Halberstam is Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity, Gender Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California. Halberstam is the author of several books including Trans*: A Quick and Quirky Account of Gender Variability, Skin Shows: Gothic Horror and the Technology of MonstersFemale MasculinityIn A Queer Time and Place, The Queer Art of Failure, and Gaga Feminism: Sex, Gender, and the End of Normal.


Feminism and trans* activism have been at odds for decades. They don't need to be.

Jack Halberstam