Retelling racialized violence, remaking white innocence: The politics of interlocking oppressions in transgender day of remembrance

  title={Retelling racialized violence, remaking white innocence: The politics of interlocking oppressions in transgender day of remembrance},
  author={Sarah Lamble},
  journal={Sexuality Research \& Social Policy},
  • S. Lamble
  • Published 1 March 2008
  • Sociology
  • Sexuality Research & Social Policy
Transgender Day of Remembrance has become a significant political event among those resisting violence against gender-variant persons. Commemorated in more than 250 locations worldwide, this day honors individuals who were killed due to anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. However, by focusing on transphobia as the definitive cause of violence, this ritual potentially obscures the ways in which hierarchies of race, class, and sexuality constitute such acts. Taking the Transgender Day of… 
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