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Author Lester, C. N., author.

Title Trans like me : conversations for all of us / CN Lester.

Publication Info. ©2017
New York, NY : Seal Press, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    306.768 LES    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
Edition First US edition.
Description ix, 229 pages ; 21 cm
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Note "Originally published in trade paperback and ebook by Virago in May 2017."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-225).
Contents The production of ignorance -- "Call me Caitlyn" -- Finding my voice -- Couldn't you just not be? -- What about sex? -- Think of the children -- Delusional and disturbed -- A different approach -- Trans/Love -- Are trans people real? -- The denial of history -- Beyond binaries -- The T from the LGB -- Trans feminisms -- Futures.
Summary A personal and culture-driven exploration of the most pressing questions facing the transgender community today, from a leading activist, musician, and academic. In Trans Like Me, CN Lester takes readers on a measured, thoughtful, intelligent yet approachable tour through the most important and high-profile narratives around the trans community, turning them inside out and examining where we really are in terms of progress. From the impact of the media's wording in covering trans people and issues, to the way parenting gender variant children is portrayed, Lester brings their charged personal narrative to every topic and expertly lays out the work left to be done. Trans Like Me explores the ways that we are all defined by ideas of gender--whether we live as he, she, or they--and how we can strive for authenticity in a world that forces limiting labels.
Subject Lester, C. N.
Transgender people -- Biography.
Transgender people -- Identity.
Transgender people -- Conduct of life.
Transgender people -- History.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9781580057851 (paperback) $16.99
1580057853 (paperback) $16.99
9781580057844 (electronic book)

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