Transgender 101
Score: 5
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Transgender 101


  • Author : Nicholas M Teich
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-13
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231504270


Transgender 101 Book Description :

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.

Transgender 101
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Transgender 101


  • Author : Nicholas Teich
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231157131


Transgender 101 Book Description :

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this resource combines a portrait of transgenderism with a history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination. Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes; describe the coming out process and its effect on family and friends; discuss the relationship between sexual orientation and gender; and explore the differences between transsexualism and lesser-known types of transgenderism. Each chapter explains how transgender individuals handle their gender identity, how others view it within the context of non-trangender 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.--From publisher description.

Transgender 101
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Transgender 101


  • Author : Nicholas Teich
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231157124


Transgender 101 Book Description :

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this resource combines a portrait of transgenderism with a history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination. Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes; describe the coming out process and its effect on family and friends; discuss the relationship between sexual orientation and gender; and explore the differences between transsexualism and lesser-known types of transgenderism. Each chapter explains how transgender individuals handle their gender identity, how others view it within the context of non-trangender 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.--From publisher description.

Transgender 101

Transgender 101


  • Author : Adrienne J
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-11-19
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 77
  • ISBN 10 : 170968321X


Transgender 101 Book Description :

If you are trans, non-binary, questioning or unsure, 'Transgender 101' is the ultimate guide to help you come to terms with your gender identity and how to cope with dysphoria. Coming to terms with being transgender can be freeing but there are many challenges to cope with both on a personal level and a social level. Living as your true self is rewarding but sometimes we all need direction. This guide deals with the complete scope of what means to be transgender. This book includes sections on: Am I Trans? Coming to terms with your identity. Coping with Transphobia. Dealing With Social Transition. Passing. Hormone Replacement Therapy - What to Expect. Dating. Unaccepting Family and Friends. Employment and Accommodation. and much more... This book aims to help you with your transition so that you can live an authentic life with minimal hassle. A smooth transition starts by understanding what your aims are and how to reach them. 'Transgender 101' guides you through that difficult process and aids in answering some of the more difficult trans-related questions.

Trans 101

Trans 101


  • Author : Adiva Williams
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2019-11
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 313
  • ISBN 10 : 1797406108


Trans 101 Book Description :

TRANS 101: Insight Into the Transmen of Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow is a compilation of over 100 interviews and question responses from Transmen across the country and world sharing insight into their lives as an attempt to educate and open the minds and eyes of those who still remain in the dark or choose to continue to turn a blind eye towards the transgender community - especially towards the Transman. Also includes a resource guide of organizations that offer assistance to the transgender community.

The Lives of Transgender People

The Lives of Transgender People


  • Author : Genny Beemyn
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231143073


The Lives of Transgender People Book Description :

Responding to a critical need for greater perspectives on transgender life in the United States, Genny Beemyn and Susan (Sue) Rankin apply their extensive expertise to a groundbreaking survey?one of the largest ever conducted in the U.S.?on gender development and identity-making among transsexual women, transsexual men, crossdressers, and genderqueer individuals. With nearly 3,500 participants, the survey is remarkably diverse, and with more than 400 follow-up interviews, the data offers limitless opportunities for research and interpretation. Beemyn and Rankin track the formation of gender identity across individuals and groups, beginning in childhood and marking the "touchstones" that led participants to identify as transgender. They explore when and how participants noted a feeling of difference because of their gender, the issues that caused them to feel uncertain about their gender identities, the factors that encouraged them to embrace a transgender identity, and the steps they have taken to meet other transgender individuals. Beemyn and Rankin's findings expose the kinds of discrimination and harassment experienced by participants in the U.S. and the psychological toll of living in secrecy and fear. They discover that despite increasing recognition by the public of transgender individuals and a growing rights movement, these populations continue to face bias, violence, and social and economic disenfranchisement. Grounded in empirical data yet rich with human testimony, The Lives of Transgender People adds uncommon depth to the literature on this subject and introduces fresh pathways for future research.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Trans  But Were Afraid to Ask

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Trans But Were Afraid to Ask


  • Author : Brynn Tannehill
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release Date : 2018-11-21
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784509569


Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Trans But Were Afraid to Ask Book Description :

Leading activist and essayist Brynn Tannehill tells you everything you ever wanted to know about transgender issues but were afraid to ask. The book aims to break down deeply held misconceptions about trans people across all aspects of life, from politics, law and culture, through to science, religion and mental health, to provide readers with a deeper understanding of what it means to be trans. The book walks the reader through transgender issues, starting with "What does transgender mean?" before moving on to more complex topics including growing up trans, dating and sex, medical and mental health, and debates around gender and feminism. Brynn also challenges deliberately deceptive information about transgender people being put out into the public sphere. Transphobic myths are debunked and biased research, bad statistics and bad science are carefully and clearly refuted. This important and engaging book enables any reader to become informed the most critical public conversations around transgender people, and become a better ally as a result.

Organizing for Transgender Rights

Organizing for Transgender Rights


  • Author : Anthony J. Nownes
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2019-02-26
  • Genre: POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438473024


Organizing for Transgender Rights Book Description :

Illuminates transgender activists’ successful strategies to organize for social and political change in the US. In recent years, gender-variant people—including those we now call transgender people—have won public policy victories that had previously seemed unwinnable: the American Psychiatric Association replaced the term “gender identity disorder” with “gender dysphoria” in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, the Department of Justice announced that discrimination on the basis of gender identity constituted sex discrimination, and the Department of Health and Human Services decided that it would no longer stop Medicare from covering gender reassignment surgery. What accounts for these and other victories? Anthony J. Nownes argues that a large part of the answer lies in the rise of transgender rights interest groups in the United States. Drawing on firsthand accounts from the founders and leaders of these groups, Organizing for Transgender Rights not only addresses how these groups mobilized and survived but also illuminates a path to further social change. Nownes shows how oppressed and marginalized people can overcome the barriers to collective action and form viable organizations to represent their interests even when their government continues to be hostile and does not. “The book traverses several fields, but it is primarily situated in and speaks to the political science literature on interest-group formation. It makes an important contribution by revisiting and revising pluralist and relative deprivation approaches to interest-group formation that have fallen out of favor in recent years.” — Stephen Valocchi, author of Social Movements and Activism in the USA

The Lives of Transgender People

The Lives of Transgender People


  • Author : Genny Beemyn
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Release Date : 2011-11-29
  • Genre: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780231512619


The Lives of Transgender People Book Description :

Responding to a critical need for greater perspectives on transgender life in the United States, Genny Beemyn and Susan (Sue) Rankin apply their extensive expertise to a groundbreaking survey one of the largest ever conducted in the U.S. on gender development and identity-making among transsexual women, transsexual men, crossdressers, and genderqueer individuals. With nearly 3,500 participants, the survey is remarkably diverse, and with more than 400 follow-up interviews, the data offers limitless opportunities for research and interpretation. Beemyn and Rankin track the formation of gender identity across individuals and groups, beginning in childhood and marking the "touchstones" that led participants to identify as transgender. They explore when and how participants noted a feeling of difference because of their gender, the issues that caused them to feel uncertain about their gender identities, the factors that encouraged them to embrace a transgender identity, and the steps they have taken to meet other transgender individuals. Beemyn and Rankin's findings expose the kinds of discrimination and harassment experienced by participants in the U.S. and the psychological toll of living in secrecy and fear. They discover that despite increasing recognition by the public of transgender individuals and a growing rights movement, these populations continue to face bias, violence, and social and economic disenfranchisement. Grounded in empirical data yet rich with human testimony, The Lives of Transgender People adds uncommon depth to the literature on this subject and introduces fresh pathways for future research.