Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come” as Want to Read:
Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Transgender Liberation: A Movement Whose Time Has Come

3.98  ·  Rating Details ·  49 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Trade Paperback
Published 1992 by Women's International Network News Quarterly
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Transgender Liberation, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Transgender Liberation

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Willow L
Mar 24, 2015 Willow L rated it liked it
This work digs into a very deep history of transgender experience, making the kinds of vast cross-cultural and transhistorical comparisons that sober-minded cultural anthropologists trained in particularism and relativism would likely frown upon- in doing so, Feinberg "[sets] alight the sparks of hope in the past" (Benjamin) by demonstrating the universality of gender variance, though, in my view, without foreclosing the rich possibilities these histories offer us by burdening them with Eurocent ...more
Grace
Feb 01, 2015 Grace rated it liked it
I was reading this again today because I wanted to give it to someone as a sort of Trans / Trans History 101. I hate to say it, but that would be a really bad idea. This pamphlet was written in 1993, and since then language has changed quite a bit. However, even then it was shitty to call a trans man a "transgendered woman" or a two-spirit person a b*rdache (the term two-spirit was decided on by a group of Indigenous activists in 1990, three years prior). Also others (such as b. binaohan in deco ...more
David
David rated it it was ok
Jul 03, 2014
Alex Hass
Alex Hass rated it it was amazing
Apr 03, 2009
Sara Jaye
Sara Jaye rated it it was amazing
Feb 21, 2008
Jan magdalene
Jan magdalene rated it liked it
Apr 08, 2013
Kimi
Kimi rated it it was amazing
Dec 30, 2010
Nicci Edmunds
Nicci Edmunds rated it it was amazing
Jun 13, 2012
Perrin
Perrin rated it really liked it
Jul 29, 2008
Jasmine Hiraiz
Jasmine Hiraiz rated it really liked it
Dec 29, 2014
Sarah
Sarah rated it it was amazing
Aug 25, 2013
FabulousRaye
FabulousRaye rated it liked it
Sep 30, 2014
É O'Conghaile
É O'Conghaile rated it liked it
Sep 17, 2015
Carman
Carman rated it liked it
Jan 20, 2015
Alexandra Johnson
Alexandra Johnson rated it it was amazing
Feb 14, 2011
Nyx
Nyx rated it really liked it
Jan 13, 2017
Gregory
Gregory rated it it was amazing
Dec 28, 2008
Julia
Julia rated it it was amazing
Jul 11, 2008
Jamespc
Jamespc rated it it was amazing
Jan 22, 2015
Gery
Gery rated it it was amazing
May 28, 2008
Justine
Justine rated it really liked it
Dec 10, 2008
Amber
Amber rated it really liked it
Jul 27, 2008
Lincoln
Lincoln rated it really liked it
May 23, 2016
Jennifer
Jennifer rated it liked it
May 22, 2008
Javier
Javier rated it it was amazing
Sep 28, 2015
Miles George
Miles George rated it it was amazing
Nov 12, 2016
Nova
Nova rated it really liked it
Mar 04, 2016
Dee Licious
Dee Licious rated it it was amazing
Apr 11, 2013
Shannon
Shannon rated it it was amazing
Jun 02, 2013
Rose
Rose rated it really liked it
Jun 25, 2007
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
  • Transgender Rights
  • Transmen and FTMs: Identities, Bodies, Genders, and Sexualities
  • From the Inside Out: Radical Gender Transformation, FTM and Beyond
  • Sex Changes: The Politics of Transgenderism
  • Take Me There
  • Butch Is a Noun
  • How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States
  • The Riddle of Gender: Science, Activism, and Transgender Rights
  • Transgender History
  • GenderQueer: Voices From Beyond the Sexual Binary
  • Just One of the Guys?: Transgender Men and the Persistence of Gender Inequality
  • My Gender Workbook: How to Become a Real Man, a Real Woman, the Real You, or Something Else Entirely
  • In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives
  • Imagining Transgender: An Ethnography of a Category
  • Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transsexual and Transgendered People
  • The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth-Century America
  • Scars Tell Stories: A Queer and Trans (Dis)ability Zine
  • My Dangerous Desires: A Queer Girl Dreaming Her Way Home
80702
Leslie Feinberg was a transgender activist, speaker, and author. Feinberg was a high ranking member of the Workers World Party and a managing editor of Workers World newspaper.

Feinberg's writings on LGBT history, "Lavender & Red," frequently appeared in the Workers World newspaper. Feinberg's partner was the prominent lesbian poet-activist Minnie Bruce Pratt. Feinberg was also involved in Camp
...more
More about Leslie Feinberg...

Share This Book



“Like racism and all forms of prejudice, bigotry against transgendered people is a deadly carcinogen. We are pitted against each other in order to keep us from seeing each other as allies. Genuine bonds of solidarity can be forged between people who respect each other's differences and are willing to fight their enemy together. We are the class that does the work of the world, and can revolutionize it. We can win true liberation.” 8 likes
More quotes…