"This up-to-date version 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 thought and literature and, along Bornstein's different paintings, has stimulated a complete new release of trans writers and artists. This revised and extended version extends that legacy, delivering an available starting place for studying gender within the reader's lifestyles and within the broader tradition whereas arguing for the dismantling of all kinds of oppression. For fanatics of the unique, Bornstein's new fabric advantages a clean read..."--Publishers Weekly, starred evaluate
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 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 pragmatic method of dwelling with or without a gender.
Bornstein starts off from the idea that there aren't simply genders played in cutting-edge global, yet numerous genders lumped lower than the two-gender framework. utilizing a special, deceptively basic and continuously exciting workbook structure, entire with quizzes, routines, and puzzles, Bornstein lightly yet firmly courses readers towards studying their very own detailed gender identity.
Since its first booklet in 1997, My Gender Workbook has been tough, encouraging, wondering, and helping these attempting to work out easy methods 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 gentle of matters like race, classification, sexuality, and language. With new quizzes, new puzzles, new workouts, and lots of Kate's playful and provocative style, My New Gender Workbook supplies to assist a brand new iteration create their very own targeted position at the gender spectrum.