“I think what we can get are the joyful moments in life where you get to be fully who you are.”

10 Oct, 2021

“I think what we can get are the joyful moments in life where you get to be fully who you are.”

Liadán Hynes interviews Shon Faye about her new book, The Transgender Issue

“We are not an ‘issue’ to be debated and derided,” Shon Faye writes in the concluding lines of her new book, The Transgender Issue, published last month. “We are symbols of hope for many non-trans people, too, who see in our lives the possibility of living more fully and freely.”

The choice of title, with the subheading An Argument for Justice, was in part, she tells me when we talk this week, to highlight how the phrase, so often used in the so called culture war, erases the complexity of trans peoples’ lives.

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