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About Juliet Jacques

Juliet Jacques (b. 1981) is a writer and filmmaker based in London. She has published two books, most recently Trans: A Memoir (Verso, 2015). Her short fiction, essays and journalism have appeared in Granta, The Guardian, Tribune, Frieze, London Review of Books, New York Times, Sight & Sound, Wire and many other publications. Her short films have screened in galleries and festivals worldwide.

Articles by Juliet Jacques

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Fear and loathing in Kyrgyzstan: how the LGBTQI community is fighting back against rising discrimination

LGBTQI people remain easy targets in Kyrgyzstan, with nowhere to turn for recourse. But activists are fighting back.

Remembering our dead: global violence against trans people

In most countries, data on murdered trans people are not systematically produced. Meaningful research requires government backing, but the lack of recognition, through ignorance or malice, for trans people and the violence they face, remains a massive barrier to its commission

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