By Michael Eric Brown
Identities. Gender matters. Misogyny. Objectification. Politics. Patriarchy. Discrimination. Rejection. Losses. earnings. feelings.
ABOUT THIS booklet
Part One explores the deeper meanings, definitions and embodiments of gender, sexuality, and identification, together with the social and private politics of every. half comprises the tales and stories of people who welcome this chance to percentage their lives for you to facilitate realizing, attractiveness and schooling.
This ebook stocks tales of these people who got here from the lesbian group and the way they arrived on the position they're now of their identities. There also are tales from those that weren't part of the lesbian group yet adhered to a powerful feminist standpoint, having to beat reservations of relocating from a gender linked to oppression to 1 linked to privilege. those tales surround various stories with exploring gender, sexuality, and identification.
This e-book isn't really meant to painting the event of all female-to-male contributors, neither is it whatsoever asserting that transmasculine everyone is lesbian, yet fairly it's to fill a void in literature for a specific workforce of fellows within the trans group.
WHAT everyone is announcing
…. a provocative and significant exploration of trans men’s studies and identities… – Masen Davis, co-director of worldwide motion for Trans Equality
…. a important paintings to the literature of genderqueer and transgender theory…. an unexamined desire for plenty of female-to-male trans contributors to proceed to honor a earlier connection to the lesbian community…. debatable and complicated, stretching the rather new box of trans-scholarship in vital methods. – Patrick Califia, writer of intercourse adjustments: The Politics of Transgenderism
.… half anthology, half memoir, half Trans a hundred and one, half educational exploration of masculine identities hooked up to our bodies assigned girl at birth…. a trans masculine feminist viewpoint to reflecti?ve questions about gender and sexuality and accepts what others may possibly locate incongruent, together with that trans males have herstories to embrace.– Jacob Anderson-Minshall, co-author Queerly liked: A Love tale throughout Genders
…. bargains a huge glimpse into the lives of trans masculine humans as they discover their identification in a fashion that brings to the fore the stark truth of what's potential to reside in one’s fact. – lore m. dickey, PhD., Assistant Professor and coaching Director, Northern Arizona college
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Michael Eric Brown is the Founder and government Director of TransMentors overseas, Inc., a non-profit association devoted to assisting transgender males, ladies and early life of their day by day lives. he's identified for his contributions either on and offline, in particular within the realm of social justice and gender matters. A pupil who's attracted to how people's recommendations, emotions, and behaviors are inspired through the particular, imagined, or implied presence of others, Michael is operating his method in the direction of a PhD in Social Psychology as a way to either teach society and supply study at the lives of transgender participants. As a certified freelance author, he writes on various matters and engages his readers together with his distinct writing style.
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