The Voice Book for Trans and Non Binary People Book
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The Voice Book for Trans and Non Binary People


  • Author : Matthew Mills
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-05-18
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784503949

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The Voice Book for Trans and Non Binary People Excerpt :

Written by two specialist speech and language therapists, this book explains how voice and communication therapy can help transgender and non-binary people to find their authentic voice. It gives a thorough account of the process, from understanding the vocal mechanism through to assimilating new vocal skills and new vocal identity into everyday situations, and includes exercises to change pitch, resonance and intonation. Each chapter features insider accounts from trans and gender diverse individuals who have explored or are exploring voice and communication related to their gender expression, describing key aspects of their experience of creating and maintaining a voice that feels true to them. This guide is an essential, comprehensive source for trans and non-binary individuals who are interested in working towards achieving a different, more authentic voice, and will be a valuable resource for speech and language therapists/pathologists, voice coaches and healthcare professionals.

The Voice Book for Trans and Non binary People Book
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The Voice Book for Trans and Non binary People


  • Author : Matthew Mills
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Speech therapy
  • Pages : 222
  • ISBN 10 : 1785921282

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The Voice Book for Trans and Non binary People Excerpt :

Two leading speech therapists in the field explain what voice and communication therapy can offer transgender and non-binary individuals and the interventions used. Each chapter features narratives of individuals transitioning, giving an account of their experience transferring voice and communication skills from the clinic to the real world.

Trans Voices Book
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Trans Voices


  • Author : Declan Henry
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-01-19
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784505202

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Trans Voices Excerpt :

Bronze Winner for the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards in the category of Gay/Lesbian/Bi/Trans Non-Fiction Foregrounding the voices of transgender and non-binary people, this honest and insightful book is a compilation of the voices of those who have decided to undergo transition - both male-to-female and female-to-male. Drawing on over one hundred interviews with individuals, the book details the diverse experiences and challenges faced by those who transition, exploring a range of topics such as hormone treatments; reassignment surgeries; coming out; sex and sexuality; physical, emotional and mental health; transphobia; discrimination; and hate crime, as well as highlighting the lives of non-binary individuals and those who cross-dress to form a wider understanding of the varied ways in which people experience gender. This powerful book is an ideal introduction to those keen to understand more about contemporary trans issues as well as those questioning their own gender identity.

Voice and Communication Therapy with Trans and Non Binary People Book

Voice and Communication Therapy with Trans and Non Binary People


  • Author : Matthew Mills
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-09-21
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787751057

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Voice and Communication Therapy with Trans and Non Binary People Excerpt :

Specifically aimed at Speech and Language Therapists (SLTs) and voice practitioners, this book follows up from the authors' first book, The Voice Book for Trans and Non-Binary People. It sets out cultural competence, psychological and vocal skills, group activities and improvisations frameworks and exercises to helps SLTs develop their skills for working with trans and non-binary clients, including facilitation and coaching, emotional intelligence, role-play and solution-focused therapy, narrative therapy practices. It also includes many contributions from the trans community and a range of clinical professionals to emphasise the collaborative space. Written by two leading authorities on voice and communication therapy for trans people, this is an essential and authoritative resource for anyone working with trans and non-binary clients who are seeking their voice exploration.

One Weird Trick Book

One Weird Trick


  • Author : Liz Jackson Hearns
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 106
  • ISBN 10 : 1986757382

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One Weird Trick Excerpt :

Voice is a crucial, challenging, and often unguided (or misguided) aspect of transition for transgender and gender nonbinary folks. Each of us has a unique way of connecting with the world, but when that connection falls short it can leave us vulnerable. One Weird Trick is your personal voice training guide and includes information about voice and gender perception, vocal exercises, and tips to help you implement new voice and communication patterns in your daily life.

The Anxiety Book for Trans People Book

The Anxiety Book for Trans People


  • Author : Freiya Benson
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-05-21
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787752245

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The Anxiety Book for Trans People Excerpt :

Anxiety. It's out there and it's messing things up for us all. But for some of us, it's really messing things up. As a trans woman, Freiya Benson is super anxious a lot of the time - from feeling unsafe in social situations, to worrying about how she looks and sounds - but over the years she has developed a toolkit for managing anxiety as a trans and/or non-binary person. Exploring specific triggers such as coming out, gender dysphoria, voice anxiety, transphobia, validity, passing and gender expectations, this guide will help you to identify and understand your triggers and anxiety, and build the resilience you need to handle life's challenges. With advice and personal stories from a range of trans people, this book highlights the importance of self-care and being proud of who you are and highlights how trans people can flourish both individually and as a community when their anxiety is no longer in charge.

Transforming Voice and Communication with Transgender and Gender Diverse People Book

Transforming Voice and Communication with Transgender and Gender Diverse People


  • Author : Adrienne B. Hancock
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-10-10
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 300
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635500905

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Transforming Voice and Communication with Transgender and Gender Diverse People Excerpt :

Transforming Voice and Communication with Transgender and Gender-Diverse People: An Evidence-Based Process is written for speech-language pathologists and voice teachers to guide transgender and gender-diverse people through communication transformations. It follows a chronological progression from preparations through techniques, acknowledging all gender presentations throughout the text. A client-centered process is emphasized through case examples illustrating each step. The first section, “Start Smart,” begins with a chapter about developing and monitoring the provider’s self-awareness because a mindful provider is crucial for the safety and success of the process. Information about the populations is provided next to develop the provider’s cultural humility and sensitivity. This section closes with practical considerations for working with marginalized populations and ways to mitigate barriers to their accessing care. Service delivery models for five types of settings are described by practicing speech-language pathologists who developed successful programs. The second section, “Press On,” guides the provider through the best practice standards for gender-related voice and communication services. Procedures and provided forms are tailored to the circumstances and needs of the client and extend the assessment beyond basic vocal function. Three chapters dedicated to the phases of intervention highlight the importance of taking time to establish a collaborative and informed evidence-based plan and prepare the client’s body and mind before launching into direct voice work. Stimuli lists, photographs, and figures are provided to assist the client’s practice. The final section, “Finish Strong,” offers several real case examples of navigating the more unique challenges in this process. Five essays about communication transformation written by gender diverse people end the book on an inspirational note. Clients who wish to transform their voice and

The Singing Teacher s Guide to Transgender Voices Book

The Singing Teacher s Guide to Transgender Voices


  • Author : Liz Jackson Hearns
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-05-18
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages : 211
  • ISBN 10 : 9781635500943

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The Singing Teacher s Guide to Transgender Voices Excerpt :

The Singing Teacher's Guide to Transgender Voices is the first comprehensive resource developed for training transgender and nonbinary singers. This text aids in the development of voice pedagogy tailored to the needs of transgender singers, informed by cultural competence, and bolstered by personal narratives of trans and nonbinary singing students. The singing life of a transgender or nonbinary student can be overwhelmingly stressful. Because many of the current systems in place for singing education are so firmly anchored in gender binary systems, transgender and gender nonconforming singers are often forced into groups with which they feel they don't belong. Singers in transition are often afraid to reach out for help because the likelihood of finding a voice teacher who is competent in navigating the social, emotional, physical, and physiological challenges of transition is minimal at best. This text equips teachers with a sympathetic perspective on these unique struggles and with the knowledge and resources needed to guide students to a healthy, joyful, and safe singing life. It challenges professional and academic communities to understand the needs of transgender singers and provide evidence-based voice education and real-world opportunities that are authentic and genuine. The Singing Teacher's Guide to Transgender Voices is the first book of its kind to provide thorough, organized information on the training of trans singers for educators in both the academic and independent teaching realms.

Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender Gender Diverse Client Book

Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender Gender Diverse Client


  • Author : Richard K. Adler
  • Publisher : Plural Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-12-06
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 412
  • ISBN 10 : 9781944883317

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Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender Gender Diverse Client Excerpt :

Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender/Gender Diverse Client: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide, Third Edition remains a must-have resource for speech-language pathologists, voice clinicians and trainers who assist transgender/gender diverse clients in aligning their communication with their gender identity. Such goals for transfeminine, transmasculine and gender diverse people are far from insurmountable given appropriate training. This third edition builds on the work of the first two editions, and meets the clinical and training needs of an even larger and better-informed core of speech language pathologists and trainers. Enhancements to this edition include significantly expanded chapters on counseling, psychotherapy, theater, non-verbal communication, singing, vocal health, medical considerations, and the historical perspectives on evidence-based research as well as a call to action to meet the needs of trans youth. Chapters cover each aspect of a communication training program, including case studies, summaries, appendices and an extensive bibliography, as well as an outline of therapy protocols and ideas for transmasculine, transfeminine and gender diverse clients. New to this edition: A new co-editor, Jack Pickering, brings a fresh perspective from extensive experience in transgender voice and communication trainingA comprehensive chapter addressing research and the voice and communication needs of transmasculine individualsA chapter focusing on the needs of trans youth, future directions in this area, and the role of SLPs with this unique populationA practical chapter on psychotherapy and the relationship between the SLP and psychotherapist/social worker and how these professionals work in tandem to help in the entire transition processA chapter on counseling for the transgender/gender diverse client, with step by step practical information that can also be used for counseling with all populations seen by SLPsA practical chapter on theater giving

Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender transsexual Client Book

Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender transsexual Client


  • Author : Richard Kenneth Adler
  • Publisher : Plural Pub Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 551
  • ISBN 10 : 1597564702

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Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender transsexual Client Excerpt :

The second edition of Voice and Communication Therapy for the Transgender/Transsexual Client is still the only book of its kind. This comprehensive guide includes evidence-based practice about the voice as well as non-verbal areas. Speech-language Pathologists, ENT physicians, and professors within the areas of singing, theatre, and voice disorders will find this text to be a necessary resource.

Non Binary Lives Book

Non Binary Lives


  • Author : Jos Twist
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787753402

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What does it mean to be non-binary in the 21st Century? Our gender identity is impacted by our personal histories; the cultures, communities and countries we are born into; and the places we go and the people we meet. But the representation of contemporary non-binary identities has been limited, until now. Pushing the narrative around non-binary identities further than ever before, this powerful collection of essays represents the breadth of non-binary lives, across the boundaries of race, class, age, sexuality, faith and more. Leading non-binary people share stories of their intersecting lives; how it feels to be non-binary and neurodiverse, the challenges of being a non-binary pregnant person, what it means to be non-binary within the Quaker community, the joy of reaching gender euphoria. This thought-provoking anthology shows that there is no right or wrong way to be non-binary.

Counseling Transgender and Non Binary Youth Book

Counseling Transgender and Non Binary Youth


  • Author : Irwin Krieger
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2017-07-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages : 248
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784504823

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Counseling Transgender and Non Binary Youth Excerpt :

There are growing numbers of youth who identify as transgender, and as a result, clinicians and counselors are in need of an informed resource that covers the basics of gender identity and expression. This book responds to that need by setting out clear advice and support on working with transgender and non-binary youth with regard to their identity, mental health, personal and family life and their medical and social transition as well as offering additional resources and reading lists. Along with the basic information needed to understand transgender clients, Irwin Krieger applies this general knowledge to work with transgender teens at what can be the most critical and problematic stage in a trans person's life. Specifically, issues of gender identity awareness and expression for youth along with the mental and physical challenges that puberty presents are discussed. This guide will inform counselors and therapists to support transgender teens in their practice, while providing the necessary tools for opening up the conversation on transgender issues in families and schools.

Trans  in College Book

Trans in College


  • Author : Z Nicolazzo
  • Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC
  • Release Date : 2016-11-29
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 232
  • ISBN 10 : 9781620364581

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Trans in College Excerpt :

WINNER of 2017 AERA DIVISION J OUTSTANDING PUBLICATION AWARD This is both a personal book that offers an account of the author’s own trans* identity and a deeply engaged study of trans* collegians that reveals the complexities of trans* identities, and how these students navigate the trans* oppression present throughout society and their institutions, create community and resilience, and establish meaning and control in a world that assumes binary genders. This book is addressed as much to trans* students themselves – offering them a frame to understand the genders that mark them as different and to address the feelings brought on by the weight of that difference – as it is to faculty, student affairs professionals, and college administrators, opening up the implications for the classroom and the wider campus. This book not only remedies the paucity of literature on trans* college students, but does so from a perspective of resiliency and agency. Rather than situating trans* students as problems requiring accommodation, this book problematizes the college environment and frames trans* students as resilient individuals capable of participating in supportive communities and kinship networks, and of developing strategies to promote their own success. Z Nicolazzo provides the reader with a nuanced and illuminating review of the literature on gender and sexuality that sheds light on the multiplicity of potential expressions and outward representations of trans* identity as a prelude to the ethnography ze conducted with nine trans* collegians that richly documents their interactions with, and responses to, environments ranging from the unwittingly offensive to explicitly antagonistic. The book concludes by giving space to the study’s participants to themselves share what they want college faculty, staff, and students to know about their lived experiences. Two appendices respectively provide a glossary of vocabulary and terms to address commonly asked questions, an

Written on the Body Book

Written on the Body


  • Author : Lexie Bean
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-03-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784508036

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Written on the Body Excerpt :

Lambda Literary Award Finalist - LGBTQ Anthology Written by and for trans and non-binary survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, Written on the Body offers support, guidance and hope for those who struggle to find safety at home, in the body, and other unwelcoming places. This collection of letters written to body parts weaves together narratives of gender, identity, and abuse. It is the coming together of those who have been fragmented and often met with disbelief. The book holds the concerns and truths that many trans people share while offering space for dialogue and reclamation. Written with intelligence and intimacy, this book is for those who have found power in re-shaping their bodies, families, and lives.

Trans Power Book

Trans Power


  • Author : Juno Roche
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2019-10-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781787750203

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Trans Power Excerpt :

'All those layers of expectation that are thrust upon us; boy, masculine, femme, transgender, sexual, woman, real, are such a weight to carry round. I feel transgressive. I feel hybrid. I feel trans.' In this radical and emotionally raw book, Juno Roche pushes the boundaries of trans representation by redefining 'trans' as an identity with its own power and strength, that goes beyond the gender binary. Through intimate conversations with leading and influential figures in the trans community, such as Kate Bornstein, Travis Alabanza, Josephine Jones, Glamrou and E-J Scott, this book highlights the diversity of trans identities and experiences with regard to love, bodies, sex, race and class, and urges trans people - and the world at large - to embrace a 'trans' identity as something that offers empowerment and autonomy. Powerfully written, and with humour and advice throughout, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of gender and how we identify ourselves.