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Books: Trans Activism in Canada

Editors: Dan Irving, Rupert Raj
Published: 05-05-14

The first of its kind, Trans Activism in Canada is an anthology that brings together activists and allies to examine the various strategies and forms of resistance needed to transform oppression into opportunity for change.

Reflecting upon the challenges trans communities face and offering insight into achieving institutional reform, the themes addressed range from poverty and isolation to health care and best practices.

Using personal narratives, archival material, and qualitative research, as well as case- and community-based research, Trans Activism in Canada demonstrates the leading role of trans and two-spirit activists in generating social change.

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