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By Michael Eric Brown

Unravelling the complicated intersections of FTM gender transitions, lesbianism and feminism…

Identities. Gender matters. Misogyny. Objectification. Politics. Patriarchy. Discrimination. Rejection. Losses. profits. feelings.


Part One explores the deeper meanings, definitions and embodiments of gender, sexuality, and id, together with the social and private politics of every. half includes the tales and reports of people who welcome this chance to proportion their lives as a way to facilitate realizing, reputation and schooling.

This publication stocks tales of these people who got here from the lesbian neighborhood and the way they arrived on the position they're now of their identities. There also are tales from those that weren't part of the lesbian group yet adhered to a robust feminist viewpoint, having to beat reservations of relocating from a gender linked to oppression to at least one linked to privilege. those tales surround various reports with exploring gender, sexuality, and identification.

This booklet isn't really meant to painting the event of all female-to-male participants, neither is it in anyway announcing that transmasculine individuals are lesbian, yet quite it truly is to fill a void in literature for a selected crew of fellows within the trans neighborhood.

WHAT everyone is announcing
…. a provocative and critical exploration of trans men’s studies and identities… – Masen Davis, co-director of worldwide motion for Trans Equality

…. a useful paintings to the literature of genderqueer and transgender theory…. an unexamined desire for lots of female-to-male trans members to proceed to honor a earlier connection to the lesbian community…. debatable and complicated, stretching the rather new box of trans-scholarship in vital methods. – Patrick Califia, writer of intercourse alterations: The Politics of Transgenderism

.… half anthology, half memoir, half Trans one hundred and one, half educational exploration of masculine identities hooked up to our bodies assigned lady at birth…. a trans masculine feminist viewpoint to reflecti?ve questions about gender and sexuality and accepts what others may perhaps locate incongruent, together with that trans males have herstories to embrace.– Jacob Anderson-Minshall, co-author Queerly cherished: A Love tale throughout Genders

…. deals an incredible glimpse into the lives of trans masculine humans as they discover their identification in a fashion that brings to the fore the stark fact of what's capacity to stay in one’s fact. – lore m. dickey, PhD., Assistant Professor and coaching Director, Northern Arizona collage


Michael Eric Brown is the Founder and government Director of TransMentors overseas, Inc., a non-profit association devoted to helping transgender males, girls and formative years of their daily lives. he's recognized for his contributions either on and offline, in particular within the realm of social justice and gender matters. A scholar who's drawn to how people's strategies, emotions, and behaviors are encouraged via the particular, imagined, or implied presence of others, Michael is operating his method in the direction of a PhD in Social Psychology so that it will either train society and supply study at the lives of transgender contributors. As a qualified freelance author, he writes on quite a few topics and engages his readers together with his precise writing style.

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