Combines authoritative information and humanitarian insight into the transsexual experience
with wisdom and understanding, this groundbreaking book paints a vivid
portrait of conflicts transsexuals face on a daily basis--and the
courage they must summon as they struggle to reveal their true being to
themselves and others. True Selves offers valuable guidance for those
who are struggling to understand these people and their situations.
real life stories, actual letters, and other compelling examples, the
authors give a clear understanding of what it means to be transsexual.
They also give other useful advice, including how to deal
compassionately with these commonly misunderstood individuals--by
keeping an open heart, communicating fears, pain and support, respecting
How Sex Changed
From early twentieth-century sex experiments in Europe, to the saga of Christine Jorgensen, whose sex-change surgery made headlines in 1952, to today's ...
Story of Dawn Langley Simmons. Grew up in
England as a male, moved to Charleston SC. In the mid 1960's, she had
GRS at John's Hopkins, married a black man and proportedly had a child.
This book investigates these events and the Charleston community in a fashion similar to "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil".
Wrapped In Blue: A Journey of Discovery
Wrapped In Blue is Donna Rose's deeply personal memoir of
self-discovery. The emotional story of her courageous and difficult
journey across the gender line challenges the reader to consider life,
love and gender in a new and insightful way. In the process, it provides
a unique, intriguing, and sometimes humorous perspective on the
differences between men and women.
She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders [Paperback]
The provocative bestseller She’s Not There is the winning,
utterly surprising story of a person changing genders. By turns
hilarious and deeply moving, Jennifer Finney Boylan explores the
territory that lies between men and women, examines changing
friendships, and rejoices in the redeeming power of family. Told in
Boylan’s fresh voice, She’s Not There is about a person bearing and finally revealing a complex secret. Through her clear eyes, She’s Not There provides a new window on the confounding process of accepting our true selves.
Bornstein considers herself a gender outlaw because she breaks the laws of nature. A former heterosexual male and now a lesbian woman, Bay Area Reporter ...