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Christine Benvenuto

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Brooklyn, New York, The United States

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Christine Benvenuto grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College. In the interests of earning a living she has polished paperweights, taught journalism and edited and ghost-written highly complex works on science and technology that she did not understand in the least. Her fiction and essays have appeared in many publications. She is the author of SHIKSA: THE GENTILE WOMAN IN THE JEWISH WORLD and the forthcoming SEX CHANGES. She and her three children live in New England.

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Sex Changes: A Memoir of Ma...

3.02 avg rating — 200 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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When I wrote Sex Changes, I never imagined that other women would identify with the term transwidow. But then, I never imagined all the pain that was out there – women going through remarkably similar experiences and receiving breath-takingly little support. Fortunately, we can stand for ourselves and each other. In a stifling climate, we can raise our voices and refuse to be silenced. I remain...

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“In the property division splitting couples go through, the allocation of friends must surely be the most painful.”
Christine Benvenuto, Sex Changes: A Memoir of Marriage, Gender, and Moving On

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