The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto

  title={The Empire Strikes Back: A Posttranssexual Manifesto},
  author={Sandy Stone},
  journal={Camera Obscura},
Publication history: Version 1.0 written late 1987. First presented at "Other Voices, Other Worlds: Questioning Gender and Ethnicity," Santa Cruz, CA, 1988. First published in Kristina Straub and Julia Epstein, eds.: "Body Guards: The Cultural Politics of Gender Ambiguity" (New York: Routledge 1991). Second version, revised and updated, published in "Camera Obscura", Spring 1994. Electronic version published on the ACTLab ftp site, January 1994. Fourth version, revised and updated, forthcoming. 

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