Porpora Marcasciano (2162 words)


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] (…

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 06 April 2020.]

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