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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Nicholas M Teich
|ISBN:||9780231157124 0231157126 9780231157131 0231157134|
|Description:||xix, 168 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||What does it mean to be transgender?: an introduction to the term --
Sexual orientation versus gender: what's the difference? --
Coming out as transgender: when, why, and how people come out --
Transition: the social, the emotional, and the medical --
The history of transgenderism and its evolution over time --
Transgenderism as a mental health issue: the controversy over transgender identity as a disorder --
Discrimination: exploring the barriers that transpeople face --
Lesser-known types of transgenderism: understanding cross-dressers, genderqueer people, drag queens, and more.
|Responsibility:||Nicholas M. Teich ; foreword by Jamison Green.|
Transgender 101 is a highly readable and thorough primer on the history, terminology, types, politics, and medical and social realities of the transgender population. Teich uses insights from his