Early sketch of Goddess. Wriply M. Bennet’s cover image.
“Art can speak for itself, if you let it.”
Growing up, most trans people that I saw on TV or in movies were jokes—freaks that the rest of the world got to gawk at and laugh at. That has begun to change over the years. We are in an age when trans people are being recognized as full, complete human beings. But we’re still just being added as a subtotal to someone else’s conversation by placing BIPOC TGNC folks in roles that were traditionally created for cis-het white folks. […]