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Semi QueerStories of Trans, Gay, and Black Truck Drivers$
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Anne Balay

Print publication date: 2018

Print ISBN-13: 9781469647098

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647098.001.0001

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Stopping: Getting Loaded

Stopping: Getting Loaded

Customers, Shippers, Receivers

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Semi Queer

Anne Balay

University of North Carolina Press

The places where truckers deliver their loads and get new ones are isolated and often dangerous. Since truckers are just moving through, they sometimes escape these dangers, but sometimes they are unable to. The experiences of queer, trans, and black truckers differ, but all have heightened vulnerability.

Keywords:   racism, homophobia, trucking industry, working-class community, mobility, nomadism, workplace violence

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