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  • Published: Emeryville, CA : Seal Press, 2007.
  • Year Published: 2007
  • Description: 390 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9781580051545 (alk. paper)
  • 1580051545 (alk. paper)


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Whipping girl : a transsexual woman on sexism and the scapegoating of femininity

by Serano, Julia.

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Call number: 306.768 Se

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

Additional Details

Coming to terms with transgenderism and transsexuality -- Skirt chasers : why the media depicts the trans revolution in lipstick and heels -- Before and after : class and body transformations -- Boygasms and girgasms : a frank discussion about hormones and gender difference -- Blind spots : on subconscious sex and gender entitlement -- Intrinsic inclinations : explaining gender and sexual diversity -- Pathological science : debunking sexological and sociological models of transgenderism -- Dismantling cissexual privilege -- Ungendering in art and academia -- Experiential gender -- Deconstructive surgery -- Bending over backwards : traditional sexism and trans woman-exclusion policies -- Self-deception -- Trans-sexualization -- Submissive streak -- Love rant -- Crossdressing : demystifying femininity and rethinking "male privilege" -- Barrette manifesto -- Putting the feminine back into feminism -- The future of queer/trans activism.

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Great Book for all!

Don't be thrown off by the title. This is a great book for everyone to read. It is not a feminist book or a tranie book, but a truely insightful book into the world around us. defining womens strengths and mens strengths and how each one can be the best they can be. It was almost impossible to put down and I hate politics. Definatly a must read!

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