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In “Transgender History, Homonormativity, and Disciplinarity,” the author considers how the concept of trans-ness is not limited to trans people. It is present as that which the sex/gender system controls. In that way, trans-ness can trouble queerness. There are now even sanctioned historical narratives of trans-ness, that pull out certain figures and moments as formative struggles that endow certain trans people with the potential to claim to be rights-bearing subjects. Now that Marsha P. Johnson has a waterside park named after her, it is timely to revisit this intervention into questions of what kind of histories serve what purpose for trans people today.

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