What feminine part of yourself did you have to destroy in order to survive in this world? At what point does femininity become synonymous with apology? Who hurt the people who hurt you? Let's figure it out.
Femme In Public (2017) is a poetry collection by transfeminine writer Alok Vaid-Menon. It is a meditation on anti-trans violence, a ceremony for loss and grief, and an imagining of what could be if we weren’t taught to fear the very things that have the potential to set us free.
This is the second edition of the book (2021) featuring poems ~from the vault~