By Kate Bornstein
"This up to date variation of Bornstein's formative My Gender Workbook (1997) offers an invigorating creation to modern thought round gender, sexuality, and tool. the unique is a vintage of contemporary transgender conception and literature and, along Bornstein's different paintings, has encouraged a complete new release of trans writers and artists. This revised and increased variation extends that legacy, providing an available origin for reading gender within the reader's lifestyles and within the broader tradition whereas arguing for the dismantling of all sorts of oppression. For fanatics 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 concept, but most fail to provide a hands-on, available advisor for these attempting to tackle their very own sexual identities. In My Gender Workbook, transgender activist Kate Bornstein brings thought all the way down to Earth and gives a realistic method of residing with or without a gender.
Bornstein begins from the basis that there are usually not simply genders played in modern-day international, yet numerous genders lumped lower than the two-gender framework. utilizing a different, deceptively easy and constantly exciting workbook structure, entire with quizzes, routines, and puzzles, Bornstein lightly yet firmly publications readers towards studying their very own distinctive gender identity.
Since its first book in 1997, My Gender Workbook has been tough, encouraging, wondering, and helping these attempting to work out find out how 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 routines, and lots of Kate's playful and provocative style, My New Gender Workbook gives you to aid a brand new new release create their very own specified position at the gender spectrum.