By Michael Eric Brown

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

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


Part One explores the deeper meanings, definitions and embodiments of gender, sexuality, and identification, together with the social and private politics of every. half includes the tales and studies of people who welcome this chance to percentage their lives for you to facilitate knowing, 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 neighborhood yet adhered to a robust feminist viewpoint, having to beat reservations of relocating from a gender linked to oppression to 1 linked to privilege. those tales surround numerous reports with exploring gender, sexuality, and id.

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

WHAT individuals are announcing
…. a provocative and critical exploration of trans men’s reports and identities… – Masen Davis, co-director of world motion for Trans Equality

…. a helpful 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 previous connection to the lesbian community…. arguable and intricate, stretching the really 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 girl at birth…. a trans masculine feminist viewpoint to reflecti?ve questions about gender and sexuality and accepts what others may possibly locate incongruent, together with that trans males have herstories to embrace.– Jacob Anderson-Minshall, co-author Queerly loved: A Love tale throughout Genders

…. bargains a huge glimpse into the lives of trans masculine humans as they discover their identification in a way that brings to the fore the stark truth of what's capacity to dwell 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 foreign, Inc., a non-profit association devoted to helping transgender males, girls and adolescence of their daily lives. he's identified for his contributions either on and offline, specifically within the realm of social justice and gender matters. A scholar who's attracted to how people's options, emotions, and behaviors are motivated through the particular, imagined, or implied presence of others, Michael is operating his approach in the direction of a PhD in Social Psychology for you to either teach society and supply learn at the lives of transgender contributors. As a certified freelance author, he writes on various matters and engages his readers together with his exact writing style.

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