Transgender 101


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Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue
Contributor(s): Teich, Nicholas (Author)
 
ISBN: 0231157134 EAN: 9780231157131
Publisher: Columbia University Press 
US SRP: $20.00 US 
Binding: Paperback: 160 pages
Pub Date: March 13, 2012
Annotation: Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination.
Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes. They describe the coming out process and its effect on family and friends, the relationship between sexual orientation, and gender and the differences between transsexualism and lesser-known types of transgenderism.
The volume covers the characteristics of Gender Identity Disorder/Gender Dysphoria and the development of the transgender movement. Each chapter
explains how transgender individuals handle their gender identity, how others view it within the context of non-transgender society, and how the transitioning of genders is made possible.
Featuring men who become women, women who become men, and those who live in between and beyond traditional classifications, this book is written for students, professionals, friends, and family members.
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BISAC Categories:
- Social Science | Gender Studies