transdada

poetics, time, body disruption and marginally queer solutions

Sunday, April 04, 2004

A Killing Leaves A Copy-Editing Quandary
BY DANA HULL
AP WideWorld / Marcio Jose Sanchez
When Eddie "Gwen'' Araujo, a transgender seventeen-year-old, was brutally murdered in Newark, California, last fall, the press faced a conundrum: was Araujo a he or a she? Araujo identified as female, and called herself Gwen after a favorite singer. She had long dark hair and wore makeup.

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