‘Semi Queer’ Is Anne Balay’s Upcoming Book about Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers

‘Semi Queer’ Is Anne Balay’s Upcoming Book about Gay, Trans, and Black Truck Drivers

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Long-haul trucking is part of the landscape in America. The images appears in movies, televisions, and novels mostly with a one-typed description of truckers as masculine blue-collar workers. But, with Anne Balay’s Upcoming Book Semi-Queer, a swarm of rainbow-like brushes are added into the picture.       Image via Chicago Tribune     Anne Balay is a transgender writer, professor, activist, car mechanic, and licensed commercial truck driver with a PhD from the University of Chicago. She used to teach courses about gender and sexuality at the University of Illinois and Indiana University Northwest. She’s currently a visiting Assistant Professor at Haverford College. With …