Gender outlaw : on men, women, and the rest of us (Book, 1994) []
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Gender outlaw : on men, women, and the rest of us

Gender outlaw : on men, women, and the rest of us

Author: Kate Bornstein
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Part coming-of-age story, part mind-altering manifesto on gender and sexuality, coming directly to you from the life experiences of a transsexual woman, Gender Outlaw breaks all the rules and leaves the reader forever changed.

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Genre/Form: Autobiographie
Named Person: Kate Bornstein; Kate Bornstein; Kate Bornstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Bornstein
ISBN: 0415908973 9780415908979 0415908981 9780415908986 9780415860901 0415860903
OCLC Number: 29565497
Notes: Includes the text of the play, Hidden: a gender.
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. First things first --
1. Transgender style : some fashion tips --
pt. 2. Sorting seeds --
2. The hard part --
3. Interlude : Nuts and bolts --
4. Naming all the parts --
5. Interlude : The lesbian thing --
6. Abandon your tedious search! The rulebook has been found! --
pt. 3. Claiming power --
7. Which outlaws? or, Who was that masked man? --
8. Gender terror, gender rage --
9. Send in the clowns --
10. First you die, and then you get their attention --
pt. 4. A gender interrogatory --
11. The first question, or, They have those funny, staring eyes --
12. The other questions --
pt. 5. Creating a third space --
12. Transsexual lesbian playwright tells all! --
14. Queer life/queer theater --
pt. 6. Hidden : a gender, a play in two acts --
15. Hidden : a gender --
pt. 7. The punchline --
16. The seven year itch (what goes around, comes around) --
Acknowledgments --
Responsibility: Kate Bornstein.
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A manisfesto, a memoir, and a performance all rolled into one, Gender Outlaw challenges our most basic assumptions about what it means to be a man or a woman. Or something else entirely.  Read more...


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"Gender Outlaw is an eye-opening book, combining the emotional force of a coming-of-age story with a savvy cultural critique." -- Out"[Kate Borstein] offers us an abundance of questions--thoughtful, Read more...

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