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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: What’s Your Twenty?

Stopping: What’s Your Twenty?

Locating the Queer Trucker’s Body

(p.161) 9 Stopping: What’s Your Twenty?
Semi Queer

Anne Balay

University of North Carolina Press

Blue-collar work and bureaucracy have disabling effects, and queer truckers have limited access to medical care. Trucking and its regulatory structures harm truckers’ bodies and then blame and stigmatize them for its effects.

Keywords:   obstructive sleep apnea, PTSD in the workplace, critical disability studies, obesity, health insurance for queer workers

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