Tag Archives: LCSH Gender identity

Unsettling Assumptions: Tradition, Gender, Drag

Pauline Greenhill and Diane Tye (editors). (2014). Unsettling Assumptions: Tradition, Gender, Drag. Logan: Utah State University Press. I reviewed this excellent book for the Journal of Folklore Research. Excerpt: “The essays in this volume explore many variations of drag (ethnic, … Continue reading

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Trans Bodies Trans Selves

Erickson-Schroth, Laura (Editor). (2014). Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Trans Bodies, Trans Selves is a long-awaited medical and cultural resource, inspired by the radical 1970s Our Bodies, Ourselves but focusing on … Continue reading

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Full Spectrum

Levithan, David and Merrell, Billy (Editors). (2006). The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf. The quintessential queer experience of coming out has radically changed … Continue reading

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Gender Outlaw

Bornstein, Kate. (1994). Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us. New York, NY: Routledge. This book is a combination memoir, transition diary, and political/artistic manifesto using multiple storytelling strategies. Kate Bornstein begins with Part 1, on style; … Continue reading

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Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme

Coyote, Ivan E. & Sharman, Zena (Editors). (2011). Persistence: All Ways Butch and Femme. Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press. This remarkable anthology brings together diverse voices from the butch/femme landscape.  Although each essay unquestionably stands up on its own as … Continue reading

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