Self-Disclosure As a Political Strategy in Confessional Times
Review of Tobias Raun, Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube (2016).
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With Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube media and trans scholar Tobias Raun contributes to the expanding field of trans studies with one of the first studies of trans vlogging (video blogging). Out Online takes its departure in what Raun describes as a broader cultural shift toward an increased trans visibility, in popular culture, mainstream media, scholarly work, and participatory media platforms like YouTube.