Table of Contents

Introduction: Fugitive Flesh: Gender Self-determination, Queer Abolition, and Trans Resistance                                                                                                                   —Eric A. Stanley                                                                                                                 Out of Time: From Gay Liberation to Prison Abolition
1.Building an Abolitionist Trans & Queer Movement with Everything We’ve Got        —Morgan Bassichis, Alexander Lee, Dean Spade
2.“Street Power” and the Claiming of Public Space: San Francisco’s “Vanguard” and Pre-Stonewall Queer Radicalism                                                                            —Jennifer Worley
3.Brushes with Lily Law                                                                                          —Tommi Avicolli Mecca
4.Looking Back: The Bathhouse Raids in Toronto, 1981                                          —Nadia Guidotto
Prison Beyond the Prison: Criminalization of the Everyday
5.“Rounding Up The Homosexuals”: The Impact of Juvenile Court on Queer and Trans/Gender Non-conforming Youth                                                                     —Wesley Ware
6.Hotel Hell                                                                                                                           —Ralowe T. Ampu
7.Regulatory Sites: Management, Confinement and HIV/AIDS                                  —Michelle Potts
8.Awful Acts and the Trouble with Normal : A Personal Treatise on Sex Offenders      —Erica Meiners
9.How to Make Prisons Disappear: Queer Immigrants, the Shackles of Love, and the Invisibility of the Prison Industrial Complex                                                                            —Yasmin Nair
10.Identities Under Siege: Violence against Transpersons of Color                              —Lori Saffin
Walled Lives: Consolidating Difference, Disappearing Possibilities
11.Krystal is Kristopher and Vice Versa                                                             —Kristopher Shelley “Krystal”
12.“The Only Freedom I Can See:” Imprisoned Queer Writing and the Politics of the Unimaginable                                                                                                          —Stephen Dillon
13.Being An Incarcerated Transperson: Shouldn’t People Care?                                —Clifton Goring/Candi Raine Sweet
14.Out of Compliance: Masculine-Identified People in Women’s Prisons                      —Lori Girshick
15.My Story                                                                                                                 —Paula Rae Witherspoon
16.Exposure                                                                                                                         —Cholo
17.No One Enters Like Them: Health, Gender Variance and the PIC                            —blake nemec with Kim Love
Bustin’ Out: Organizing Resistance and Building Alternatives
18.Transforming Carceral Logics: 10 Reasons to Dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex Using a Queer/Trans Analysis                                                                                                —S. Lambel
19.Making It Happen, Mama: A Conversation with Miss Major                                    —Jayden Donahue
20.gender wars: state changing shape, passing to play, & body of our movements —Vanessa Huang
21.Maroon Abolitionists: Black Gender-oppressed Activists in the Anti-Prison Movement in the U.S. and Canada                                                                                                            — Julia Sudbury AKA Julia C. Oparah
22.Abolitionist Imaginings: A Conversation with Bo Brown, Reina Gossett, and Dylan Rodriguez                                                                                                                   —Che Gossett                                                                                          Acknowledgments                                                                                                 Resource List                                                                                                          Exercises

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