Refine Search. Somewhat of a legend of the East Village art scene of the s, Greer Lankton was an American artist known for her lifelike dolls based on her friends, many of which you know all too well — Nan Goldin, David Wojnarowicz and Peter Hujar. Outlined Black man with makeup on half face. The creative work of American artist Cooper Lee Bombardier is concerned with the themes of gender, masculinity and manhood, as well as survival, resiliency and healing, the physical experience and positioning of the queer body in the world. Comic balloon with a transgender pride flag.
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To be sure, the violence faced by women like Ashanti is a function of transphobia and homophobia as much as it is a result of a racist criminal justice system that profiles and targets Black transgender women, leaving them vulnerable to targeted violence and few places to turn if they are in danger. Symbol of LGBT community. Rejection of transgender people by their families also feeds this harm, acting as a risk multiplier.