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Title Finding the real me : true tales of sex and gender diversity / Tracie O'Keefe and Katrina Fox, editors
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2003]


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Description xx, 293 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Paradox Is Paradise for Me / Cynthia BrianKate -- Lessons of Life / Nero -- A Rose in Bloom / April Rose Schneider -- A Journey to Androgyny / Norrie mAy-welby -- Bad Hair Days: The Story / Rebecca J. Dittman -- Robyn's Journey / Robyn Walters -- Japan: A Sexually Unique Country / Masae Torai -- So, Which One Is the Opposite Sex? The Sometimes Spiritual Journey of a Metagender / Phillip Andrew Bernhardt-House -- Being Human: A Personal Transsexual Perspective of Transition / Sarah J. Rutherford -- Peter's Story / Peter Haberle -- The Headache Is in Your Head / Tucker Lieberman -- Gallae, or Reflections of a Pagan Heart / Laura Anne Seabrook -- Time for a Good Transgender Story / Kant Wai Kui -- Melanie: My Story / Melanie McMullan -- Confessions of a She-Male Merchant Marine / Vera Sepulveda -- Dream On, and Don't Wake Up to the Nightmare of Reality / Natalie Murphy -- Jack's Story / Jack Powell -- Tracy's Story / Tracy Deichmann
Summary This book "is an extraordinary collection of real-life stories told by a wide range of sex and gender diversity people. These healing tales of struggle and transformation reveal just how creative, resourceful and adventuous the individuals in this community can be and also helps to bridge the gap between ignorance and understanding. As each incredible story unfolds we become part of the author's journey to self-acceptance and join the celebration of a new life." - back cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Transgender people -- Biography.
Transgender people -- Identity.
Gender nonconformity.
Transsexuals -- Biography.
Transsexuals -- Identity.
Gender identity.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author O'Keefe, Tracie.
Fox, Katrina.
LC no. 2002153518
ISBN 0787965472 alkaline paper