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Get a pencil, please—the kind with an eraser—because you’re going to want to come back and do this exercise every now and then.

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It’s time to do some more work on you. Yes, without any question. But for now, make it a point to ask yourself one of these questions every day for one month, and to answer it only with other questions.

Kate Bornstein No preview available – Which of the following most nearly matches your definition for the word transgender?

Do you stand up to pee? It’s safe having a gender. And there’s a chunk of pointless judeo-christian god stuff near the end that certainly is not there for the benefit of conservative readers, as they would be offended by her take on it, so I don’t know who it’s gendder for the benefit of. But the rules of who looks good and who looks bad goes right to the heart of body image, sometimes resulting in eating disorders, and always impacting our sense of self-worth.


Wrapping gender up with sex positivity is a mistake and it’s better to separate the movements. Reluctantly I choose female. People born again into anything from fundamentalism to feminism claim to have discovered the real me. All in all, this book was fun, accessible, kte engaging.

Don’t you just love it when spiritual paths overlap?

Why do we have to be one or the other? We change our politics, our moods, and sometimes our sexual preferences.

Cultural theorists have written loads of smart but difficult-to-fathom texts on gender theory, but most fail to provide a hands-on, accessible guide for those trying to sort out their own sexual identities.

There was a lot of quite clear information and thought-provoking material.

The problem comes when we’re doing something that’s not mean to anyone and our religion calls that bad. We all go through a whole lot of changes in a very short period of time.

Yup, most of the time. It’s some combination of genitalia, secondary sex characteristics, hormones, and chromosomes. What kind of world do you want to see humanity build for itself? The problem is, once the suit is fitted, you’d better not get any bigger or smaller. When you go into a store to buy clothes for workbookk, do you shop mostly in a department labeled for your assigned gender?


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Then I decided to do some reading-thinking. And our pure identities are valuable to others. How fun is that? Thus, the content of the book never seemed off-putting. Once you get to bornsteih question, you stop.

My New Gender Workbook

Gender, as a puzzle, doesn’t have to be that difficult a thing to solve. Be the first to ask a question about My New Gender Workbook. I was on a radio talk show out oF southern Florida once. If You ScoredYou’re a Gender Novice Gee, it’s like you have one hand in respectability and the other hand someplace where someone else likes it.