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My new gender workbook : a step-by-step guide to achieving world peace through gender anarchy and sex positivity / Kate Bornstein.

By: Bornstein, Kate, 1948-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Routledge, 2013Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 293 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780415538657.Subject(s): Gender identity | Sex (Psychology)DDC classification: 305.3 BOR
Contents:
Welcome to your new gender workbook -- Finding gender. Arrrr, there be pirates! -- Let X=X -- Let why equal why -- There's only one gender: yours -- Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! -- Get ready to do your gender -- Do your gender mindfully -- The missing piece is nothing and we're going to find in nowhere -- Ok, now what?
Summary: Cultural theorists have written loads of smart but difficult-to-fathom texts on gender theory, but most fail to provide a hands-on, accessible guide for those trying to sort out their own sexual identities. In My Gender Workbook, transgender activist Kate Bornstein brings theory down to Earth and provides a practical approach to living with or without a gender. Bornstein starts from the premise that there are not just two genders performed in today's world, but countless genders lumped under the two-gender framework. Using a unique, deceptively simple and always entertaining workbook format, complete with quizzes, exercises, and puzzles, Bornstein gently but firmly guides readers toward discovering their own unique gender identity. Since its first publication in 1997, My Gender Workbook has been challenging, encouraging, questioning, and handholding those trying to figure out how to become a "real man," a "real woman," or "something else entirely." In this updated edition of her classic text, Bornstein re-examines gender in light of issues like race and class. With new quizzes, new puzzles, new exercises, and plenty of Kate's over-the-top style, My Gender Workbook, 2e promises to help a new generation create their own unique place on the gender spectrum. Provided by publisher.
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Welcome to your new gender workbook -- Finding gender. Arrrr, there be pirates! -- Let X=X -- Let why equal why -- There's only one gender: yours -- Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! Sex! -- Get ready to do your gender -- Do your gender mindfully -- The missing piece is nothing and we're going to find in nowhere -- Ok, now what?

Cultural theorists have written loads of smart but difficult-to-fathom texts on gender theory, but most fail to provide a hands-on, accessible guide for those trying to sort out their own sexual identities. In My Gender Workbook, transgender activist Kate Bornstein brings theory down to Earth and provides a practical approach to living with or without a gender. Bornstein starts from the premise that there are not just two genders performed in today's world, but countless genders lumped under the two-gender framework. Using a unique, deceptively simple and always entertaining workbook format, complete with quizzes, exercises, and puzzles, Bornstein gently but firmly guides readers toward discovering their own unique gender identity. Since its first publication in 1997, My Gender Workbook has been challenging, encouraging, questioning, and handholding those trying to figure out how to become a "real man," a "real woman," or "something else entirely." In this updated edition of her classic text, Bornstein re-examines gender in light of issues like race and class. With new quizzes, new puzzles, new exercises, and plenty of Kate's over-the-top style, My Gender Workbook, 2e promises to help a new generation create their own unique place on the gender spectrum. Provided by publisher.