Porpora Marcasciano is an Italian activist and writer known for her participation in the sexual liberation movement of the 1970s in Italy and for her role as co-founder and current president of Movimento identità trans (MIT) [Trans Identity Movement].* Marcasciano has written extensively on sexual liberation and trans identity and history, and is best known for the works Tra le rose e le viole – La storia e le storie di transessuali e travestiti [Between Roses and Violets: The Histories and Stories of Transsexuals and Transvestites] (2002), AntoloGaia [AntoloGay] (2007/2014), the co-edited volume Elementi di critica trans [Elements of Trans Critique] (2010), and, most recently, L’aurora delle trans cattive. Storie, sguardi e vissuti della mia generazione transgender [The Dawn of the…

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Citation: Frascà, Paolo. "Porpora Marcasciano". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 August 2019 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=14477, accessed 09 December 2023.]

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