My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving by Kate Bornstein

By Kate Bornstein

"This up to date variation of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) offers an invigorating advent to modern idea round gender, sexuality, and gear. the unique is a vintage of contemporary transgender thought and literature and, along Bornstein's different paintings, has motivated a whole new release of trans writers and artists. This revised and elevated variation extends that legacy, providing an available beginning for studying gender within the reader's existence and within the broader tradition whereas arguing for the dismantling of all varieties of oppression. For lovers of the unique, Bornstein's new fabric advantages a clean read..."--Publishers Weekly, starred assessment

Cultural theorists have written a great deal of clever yet difficult-to-fathom texts on gender conception, but most fail to provide a hands-on, obtainable consultant for these attempting to deal with their very own sexual identities. In My Gender Workbook, transgender activist Kate Bornstein brings concept all the way down to Earth and offers a pragmatic method of dwelling with or without a gender.

Bornstein begins from the idea that there are usually not simply genders played in modern international, yet numerous genders lumped less than the two-gender framework. utilizing a distinct, deceptively uncomplicated and continuously pleasing workbook layout, entire with quizzes, workouts, and puzzles, Bornstein lightly yet firmly courses readers towards learning their very own distinct gender identity.

Since its first book in 1997, My Gender Workbook has been difficult, encouraging, wondering, and helping these attempting to determine the best way to turn into a "real man," a "real woman," or "something else entirely." In this exciting new edition of her vintage textual content, Bornstein re-examines gender in mild of concerns like race, category, sexuality, and language. With new quizzes, new puzzles, new workouts, and many Kate's playful and provocative style, My New Gender Workbook can provide to aid a brand new new release create their very own designated position at the gender spectrum.

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