by Jana Marcus (she/her)
Best GLBT Non-Fiction Book of 2012 by the Independent Publisher Book Awards. Known for her compassionate and revealing photographic images of underground subcultures, documentary photographer Jana Marcus brings to book format her award-winner work, Transfigurations, a startling and ground-breaking photographic series on the transgender community. Transfigurations explores transgender people, their masculinity, femininity and nonbinary gender identities. Discovering that gender is both real and illusory, natural and constructed, Marcus’s photographs shed light on transgender people and their transformation.