In gender outlaws, raconteur, Bornstein, together with writer, and theater artist S. Today's transgenders and other sex/gender radicals are writing a drastically new world into being. Gender outlaws includes essays, commentary, comic art, and conversations from a diverse group of trans-spectrum people who live and believe in barrier-breaking lives.
Used book in Good Condition. In the 15 years since the release of gender Outlaw, Kate Bornstein's groundbreaking challenge to gender ideology, transgender narratives have made their way from the margins to the mainstream and back again. Bear bergman, in the workplace, in the bedroom, collects and contextualizes the work of this generation's trans and genderqueer forward thinkers — new voices from the stage, on the streets, and on the pages and websites of the world's most respected mainstream news sources.
Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us
Now, some twenty-odd years later, this book stands as both a classic and a still-revolutionary work—one that continues to push us gently but profoundly to the furthest borders of the gender frontier. With a new introduction Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us. But this particular coming-of-age story is also a provocative investigation into our notions of male and female, from a self-described nonbinary transfeminine diesel femme dyke who never stops questioning our cultural assumptions.
Gender outlaw was decades ahead of its time when it was first published in 1994. The trouble is, we’re living in a world that insists we be one or the other. With these words, fearless, Kate Bornstein ushers readers on a funny, and wonderfully scenic journey across the terrains of gender and identity. I know i’m not a man.
And i’ve come to the conclusion that I’m probably not a woman, either. On one level, gender outlaw details bornstein’s transformation from heterosexual male to lesbian woman, from a one-time IBM salesperson to a playwright and performance artist.
Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today's Revolution
Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us. A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, writings, with each chapter covering major movements, and events.
. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following world war ii; trans radicalism and social change, which spanned from 1966 with the publication of The Transsexual Phenomenon, and lasted through the early 1970s; the mid-'70s to 1990-the era of identity politics and the changes witnessed in trans circles through these years; and the gender issues witnessed through the '90s and '00s.
Transgender history includes informative sidebars highlighting quotes from major texts and speeches in transgender history and brief biographies of key players, plus excerpts from transgender memoirs and discussion of treatments of transgenderism in popular culture.
Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity
Nobody passes explores and critiques the various systems of power seen or not seen in the act of "passing. In a pass/fail situation, standards for acceptance may vary, but somebody always gets trampled on. This anthology seeks to eliminate the pressure to pass and thereby unearth the delicious and devastating opportunities for transformation that might create.
Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us. An anthology exploring the act of passing-as the "right" gender, ethnicity, class, body type, age, race, ability, sexuality, and beyondNobody Passes is a collection of essays that confronts and challenges the very notion of belonging. Used book in Good Condition.
By examining the perilous intersections of identity, and community, categorization, contributors challenge societal mores and countercultural norms.
My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity
Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us. My gender workbook may take a leap of faith to crack open, but the charm, wit, and quiet intelligence of its author will almost undoubtedly keep you along for the whole trip. And it is a trip, let me tell you. The toronto star cultural theorists have written loads of smart but difficult-to-fathom texts on gender theory, but most fail to provide a hands-on, accessible guide for those trying to sort out their own sexual identities.
. In my gender workbook, transgender activist Kate Bornstein brings theory down to Earth and provides a practical approach to living with or without a gender. With new quizzes, new puzzles, and plenty of kate's over-the-top style, My Gender Workbook, new exercises, 2e promises to help a new generation create their own unique place on the gender spectrum.
Used book in Good Condition. Since its first publication in 1997, " a "real woman, questionning, My Gender Workbook has been challenging, and handholding those trying to figure out how to become a "real man, encouraging, " or "something else entirely. In this updated edition of her classic text, Bornstein re-examines gender in light of issues like race and class.
Routledge. Using a unique, and puzzles, complete with quizzes, deceptively simple and always entertaining workbook format, exercises, Bornstein gently but firmly guides readers toward discovering their own unique gender identity. Bornstein starts from the premise that there are not just two genders performed in today's world, but countless genders lumped under the two-gender framework.
Queer: A Graphic History
Routledge. A kaleidoscope of characters from the diverse worlds of pop-culture, activism and academia guide us on a journey through the ideas, film, people and events that have shaped queer theory’. From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas get tangled up with our culture and our understanding of biology, psychology and sexology; and how these views have been disputed and challenged.
Along the way we look at key landmarks which shift our perspective of what’s normal’, such as alfred kinsey’s view of sexuality as a spectrum between heterosexuality and homosexuality, Judith Butler’s view of gendered behavior as a performance, the play Wicked, which reinterprets characters from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, or moments in Casino Royale when we’re invited to view James Bond with the kind of desiring gaze usually directed at female bodies in mainstream media.
Activist-academic meg john barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us. Icon Books Company. Used book in Good Condition.
Presente!: Latin@ Immigrant Voices in the Struggle for Racial Justice / Voces Inmigranted [email protected] en la Lucha por la Justicia Racial
Please consider visiting the AK Press website to learn more about the fundraiser to help them and their neighbors. Used book in Good Condition. Read the media coverage of the increasingly heated debate around immigration reform in the United States: two dominant narratives emerge. Neither captures the range of experiences within undocumented immigrant communities, and both fail to see immigrants as active participants in their own struggle for racial and economic justice.
Presente! offers a rare perspective on the immigrant-rights movement, written by immigrant workers themselves. Offered in a dual-language edition, with a foreword by Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzáles. Cristina tzintzún is the executive director of Workers Defense Project, a Texas based workers' rights organization.
Carlos pérez de alejo is the executive director of Cooperation Texas, an organization dedicated to the creation of sustainable jobs through the development, support, and promotion of worker-owned cooperatives. Arnulfo manríquez is an organizer at Workers Defense Project, where he organizes immigrant construction workers to defend their labor and human rights.
In oakland, california on march 24, 2015 a fire destroyed the AK Press warehouse along with several other businesses. Including a range of essays exploring the intersection of race, class, this anthology challenges its readers to move beyond a "legalization-only" framework and embrace a broader vision for social justice organizing embodied in the work of grassroots organizations across the country resisting state repression, cultivating solidarity, and immigration in the United States, and building alternative models for progressive social change.
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Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity
Routledge. Serano's well-honed arguments stem from her ability to bridge the gap between the often-disparate biological and social perspectives on gender. In addition to debunking popular misconceptions about transsexuality, Serano makes the case that today's feminists and transgender activists must work to embrace and empower femininityin all of its wondrous forms.
Icon Books Company. Perseus Books Group. In this provocative manifesto, she exposes how deep-rooted the cultural belief is that femininity is frivolous, weak, and passive, and how this feminine” weakness exists only to attract and appease male desire. In the updated second edition of whipping girl, and dismissiveness toward femininity shape our societal attitudes toward trans women, suspicion, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her diverse background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist, shares her powerful experiences and observationsboth pre- and post-transitionto reveal the ways in which fear, Julia Serano, as well as gender and sexuality as a whole.
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Transgender Warriors : Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman
With a new afterword Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us. Routledge. Beacon Press. Used book in Good Condition. Icon Books Company. Perseus Books Group.
At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America Modern Library
This landmark book follows the trajectory of both forces over American history—and makes lynching’s legacy belong to us all. Praise for at the hands of persons unknown“in this history of lynching in the post-Reconstruction South—the most comprehensive of its kind—the author has written what amounts to a Black Book of American race relations.
The new yorker “a powerfully written, admirably perceptive synthesis of the vast literature on lynching. Wells, walter white, James Weldon Johnson, and W. E. B. If lynching is emblematic of what is worst about America, their fight may stand for what is best: the commitment to justice and fairness and the conviction that one individual’s sense of right can suffice to defy the gravest of wrongs.
Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Icon Books Company. Beacon Press. Du Bois. It is the most comprehensive social history of this shameful subject in almost seventy years and should be recognized as a major addition to the bibliography of American race relations. David levering lewis “an important and courageous book, well written, meticulously researched, and carefully argued.
Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community
Even still, there's been a notable lack of organized information for this sizable group. Trans bodies, reader-friendly guide for transgender people, Trans Selves is a revolutionary resource-a comprehensive, with each chapter written by transgender or genderqueer authors. Icon Books Company. Only recently have sex and gender been thought of as separate concepts, and we have learned that sex traditionally thought of as physical or biological is as variable as gender traditionally thought of as social.
While trans people share many common experiences, there is immense diversity within trans communities. Used book in Good Condition. Routledge. There is no one way to be transgender. There are an estimated 700, 000 transgendered individuals in the US and 15 million worldwide. It is a welcoming place for transgender and gender-questioning people, guidance counselors, professors, their partners and families, students, and others to look for up-to-date information on transgender life.
Beacon Press. Modern Library. Each chapter takes the reader through an important transgender issue, employment, such as race, mental health topics, sexuality, relationships, arts and culture, religion, parenthood, medical and surgical transition, and many more. Gender outlaw on Men Women and the Rest of Us.