Kate Bornstein


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Kate Bornstein is a Jewish-American author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist.

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Come Up to the Lab: My Gender Workshop

Ever since Time Magazine proclaimed a ���Transgender Tipping Point��� a year and a half ago, I���ve been exploring trans identities and expressions that aren���t included in mainstream acceptance���because as a nonbinary trans person, I have yet to occupy any mainstream tipping point. So I���m researching this for a new book I���m working on: ���Trans! Just for the Fun of It!��� and that makes thi

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“Gender is not sane. It's not sane to call a rainbow black and white.”
Kate Bornstein

“The first question we usually ask new parents is: “Is it a boy or a girl?”.
There is a great answer to that one going around: “We don’t know; it hasn’t told us yet.” Personally, I think no question containing “either/or” deserves a serious answer, and that includes the question of gender.”
Kate Bornstein, Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us

“It's easy to fictionalize an issue when you're not aware of the many ways in which you are privileged by it.”
Kate Bornstein, Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation

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