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Trans pornography broadly describes written, spoken, and visual material relating to trans people and transsexualities. Trans pornography exists within a vast and heterogenous network of intimate labors practiced by trans people that includes video pornography, street-based prostitution, escorting, camming, phone sex, erotic photography, and erotic literature. No matter the industry in question, all trans sex work exists within a public sphere where the representation of trans and gender-nonconforming people has been restricted to reductive and dehumanizing stereotypes. This also articulates the terms and conditions of production for trans pornography and trans sex work more generally: Trans and gender-nonconforming people have had to brand themselves under the designation of slurs and the language of sexual fetishization in order to navigate sex work industries and porn ...

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