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Transgender Portraits and the Things a Body Won’t Tell

Transgender Portraits and the Things a Body Won’t Tell

The New Yorker - Michael M. Weinstein

In transition, one’s gender identity may feel so nebulous, so unexternalized, that even one’s body seems not to be in on the joke. The issue isn’t just that the truths trans bodies tell—the evidence of change inscribed on them, suggesting their previous forms and features—may not correspond to the …

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