Wrongly bodied two

This book relates the stories of Jake, a white male who transitions from female to male, and Ellen Craft, a 19th century black woman, who escapes slavery by passing as a white man. In photographing Jake’s transformation, Sligh explores society’s response to the act of changing one’s identity and re-examines her own fears of crossing the boundaries of gender, race and class.

Out of print.



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