Excellent article about the telling of trans stories: https://www.bustle.com/p/a-forthcom...ant-conversation-about-trans-stories-15956807 Snip: These revelations about Levy's novel prompted many trans writers to tweet about their expertise, both in writing about Barry and living as a trans person. In their comment to Bustle, Stoeve says: "Why was a cis person given a contract to write a book about a trans person, in which she entirely revises his identity to suit her own interpretation, when there are plenty of trans writers and historians who could tell this story? Why didn't cis people catch the transphobic dogwhistles in her premise? Will transphobic RW bigots use this important conversation as an opportunity to attack the LGBTQ community? What drives both the extreme bigotry of RW homophobes/transphobes, and also the insensitivity of some in the LGBTQ community? What can be done to enlighten well-meaning supporters of the LGBTQ community, and address the twisted hatred of morally sick transphobes in the cesspool of RW extremism?