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Transgender warriors : making history from Joan of Arc to RuPaul

Author: Leslie Feinberg
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Feinberg examines use of language, perceptions of the body, the status of clothing, and the structures of societies that welcome or are threatened by gender variance, uncovering persuasive evidence that there have always been people who crossed the cultural boundaries of gender. The portrait gallery that closes the book contains photographs and capsule biographies of contemporary transgendered people.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feinberg, Leslie, 1949-
Transgender warriors.
Boston : Beacon Press, c1996
(OCoLC)652289142
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie Feinberg
ISBN: 0807079405 9780807079409
OCLC Number: 33014093
Description: xvii, 212 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: 1. The Journey Begins --
2. My Path to Consciousness --
3. The Give Away --
4. They Called Her "Hommasse" --
5. Our Sacred Past --
6. Why Bigotry Began --
7. But They Had Slaves! --
8. Natural Becomes "Unnatural" --
9. "Holy War" against Trans People --
10. Leading the Charge --
11. Not Just Passing --
12. From Germany to Stonewall --
13. To Be or Not to Be --
14. Sisterhood: Make It Real! --
15. Making History --
Portrait Gallery --
Appendix A. International Gender Bill of Rights --
Appendix B. Transgender Organizations --
Appendix C. Transgender Publications.
Responsibility: Leslie Feinberg.

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Feinberg examines use of language, perceptions of the body, the status of clothing, and the structures of societies that welcome or are threatened by gender variance, uncovering persuasive evidence that there have always been people who crossed the cultural boundaries of gender. The portrait gallery that closes the book contains photographs and capsule biographies of contemporary transgendered people.

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