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Whipping Girl by Julia Serano
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May 09, 2013

it was amazing
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Read in May, 2013

A frankly refreshing book discussing not only the near-universal derision and discrimination towards trans women and other trans feminine people but also the two large schools of gender identity formation -- biological and socially-constructed -- their deficiencies, strengths and the fact that neither alone satisfactorily describes how gender comes about and is lived.
A book that anyone who has any interest in transgender issues would do well to read.

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