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Nonbinary : memoirs of gender and identity

Author: Micah Rajunov; A Scott Duane
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
What happens when your gender doesn't fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary.The powerful first-person narratives of this collection show us a world  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Micah Rajunov; A Scott Duane
ISBN: 9780231185325 0231185324 9780231185332 0231185332
OCLC Number: 1175623581
Awards: Short-listed for Lambda Literary Award, LGBTQ Anthology, Lambda Literary Foundation 2020
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Foreword: From Genderqueer to Nonbinary to . . . / Wilchins, Riki --
Introduction / Rajunov, Micah / Duane, Scott --
PART ONE. What Is Gender? --
Chapter One. War Smoke Catharsis / Stitt, Alex --
Chapter Two. Deconstructing My Self / Govoni, Levi S. --
Chapter Three. Coatlicue / Hernandez, Féi --
Chapter Four. Namesake / Jones, Michal --
Chapter Five. My Genderqueer Backpack / Welter, Melissa L. --
Chapter Six. Scrimshaw / Theodore, Rae --
PART TWO. Visibility: Standing Up and Standing Out --
Chapter Seven. Being Genderqueer Before It Was a Thing / Beemyn, Genny --
Chapter Eight. Token Act / Chang, Sand C. --
Chapter Nine. Hypervisible / Wilvich, Haven --
Chapter Ten. Making Waves in an Unforgiving Maze / Ackerman, Kameron --
Chapter Eleven. Life Threats / Marsh, Jeffrey --
Chapter Twelve. Just Genderqueer, Not a Threat / Valcore, Jace --
PART THREE. Community: Creating a Place for the Rest of Us --
Chapter Thirteen. What Am I? / Combs, Ck --
Chapter Fourteen. Questions of Faith / Ware, Jaye --
Chapter Fifteen. Coming Out as Your Nibling: What Happened When I Told Everyone I Know That I'm Genderqueer / Sexsmith, Sinclair --
Chapter Sixteen. Purple Nail Polish / Price, Jamie --
Chapter Seventeen. Uncharted Path: Parenting My Agender Teen / Abigail --
Chapter Eighteen. The Name Remains the Same / Koonce, Katy --
PART FOUR. Trans Enough: Representation and Differentiation --
Chapter Nineteen. Lowercase Q / Sparrow, Cal --
Chapter Twenty. Not Content on the Sidelines / Chase, Suzi --
Chapter Twenty-One. You See Me Brian / Eley, Jay --
Chapter Twenty-Two. Clothes Make the Gender/Queer / Drake, Aubri --
Chapter Twenty-Three. The Flight of the Magpie / Stevenson, Adam --
Chapter Twenty-Four. An Outsider in My Own Landscape / Smith, S. E. --
PART FIVE. Redefining Dualities: Paradoxes and Possibilities of Gender --
Chapter Twenty-Five. Not- Two / Erickson, Avery --
Chapter Twenty-Six. Kitchen Sink Gender / Nino, Cipri --
Chapter Twenty-Seven. What Growing Up Punk Taught Me About Being Gender Nonconforming / Soto, Christopher --
Chapter Twenty-Eight. Rock a Bye Binary / De La Cruz, Jules --
Chapter Twenty-Nine. To Gender and Back / Kory, Martin- Damon --
Chapter Thirty. Rethinking Non/Binary / Erlick, Eli --
Acknowledgments --
Further Reading --
Responsibility: edited by Micah Rajunov and Scott Duane.


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Nonbinary is a beautiful collection, filled with moving and personal stories from life outside the binary. Reading it felt like coming home to a community I'd always longed for. Folks from all across Read more...

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