For academic publishing to be trans-inclusive, authors must be allowed to retroactively change their names: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2020/09/30/for-academic-publishing-to-be-trans-inclusive-authors-must-be-allowed-to-retroactively-change-their-names/, via https://retractionwatch.com/2020/10/03/weekend-reads-unicorn-poo-and-other-fraudulent-covid-19-treatments-disgraced-researchers-and-drug-company-payouts-a-fictional-account-of-real-fraud/
I agree — more than once in researching Wikipedia bios I found past publications under deadnames. If the authors prefer this to be better hidden, while continuing to be credited for their past work, we should try to honor that preference.
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