My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity

My New Gender Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide to Achieving World Peace Through Gender Anarchy and Sex Positivity Author Kate Bornstein
ISBN-10 0415538653
ISBN-13 9780415538657
Year 2013-04-19
Pages 312
Language English
Publisher Routledge
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This updated edition of Bornstein s formative My Gender Workbook 1997 provides an invigorating introduction to contemporary theory around gender sexuality and power The original is a classic of modern transgender theory and literature and alongside Bornstein s other work has influenced an entire generation of trans writers and artists This revised and expanded edition extends that legacy offering an accessible foundation for examining gender in the reader s life and in the broader culture while arguing for the dismantling of all forms of oppression For fans of the original Bornstein s new material merits a fresh read Publishers Weekly starred review Cultural theorists have written loads of smart but difficult to fathom texts on gender theory butmost fail toprovide 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 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 Using a unique deceptively simple and always entertaining workbook format complete with quizzes exercises andpuzzles Bornstein gently but firmly guides readers toward discovering their own unique gender identity Since its first publication in 1997 My Gender Workbook has been challenging encouraging questioning andhelping those trying to figure out how to become a real man a real woman or something else entirely In thisexciting newedition of her classic text Bornstein re examines gender in light of issues like race class sexuality and language With new quizzes new puzzles new exercises and plenty of Kate s playful and provocative style My New Gender Workbook promises to help a new generation create their own unique place on the gender spectrum

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My Gender Workbook

My Gender Workbook Author Kate Bornstein
ISBN-10 9781135244354
Release 2013-06-19
Pages 304