Trans pioneer Jackie Shane: ‘I don’t bow down. I do not get down on my knees’


The R&B singer’s music and backstory took on a mythical quality when she disappeared from public view. Now a retrospective is retelling her story  Jackie Shane in 1967 … ‘Some adults were afraid of me because I was intelligent. I thought for myself.’ Photograph: Courtesy of Numero Group Anyone imagining the life of a blackContinue reading “Trans pioneer Jackie Shane: ‘I don’t bow down. I do not get down on my knees’”