Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us

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Psychology Press, 1994 - Social Science - 245 pages
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Gender Outlaw is the work of a woman who has been through some changes--a former heterosexual male, a one-time Scientologist and IBM salesperson, now a lesbian woman writer and actress who makes regular rounds on the TV (so to speak) talk shows. In her book, Bornstein covers the "mechanics" of her surgery, everything you've always wanted to know about gender (but were too confused to ask) addresses the place and politics of the transgendered and intterogates the questions of those who give the subject little thought, creating questions of her own.
  

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Review: Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us

User Review  - Betty - Goodreads

The humor is corny and some of the terminology is dated (early nineties!), but Kate Bornstein is such an enthusiastic and engaging writer that it doesn't really matter. Her politics are forward ... Read full review

Review: Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us

User Review  - Audrey Remusat - Goodreads

Great book! It really gets you to think about gender in a totally different way! Way to think outside the box! Sexuality and gender are both fluid and seemingly always changing and evolving! It's no ... Read full review

Contents

Part One FIRST THINGS FIRST
3
The Rulehoolc Has Been Pound
45
Fait Three CLAIMING POWER
55
First You Die And Then You Get Their Attention
93
Part Four A GENDER INTERROGATORY
101
The Other Questions
113
Part Five CREATING A THIRD SPACE
143
A GENDER a play in two acts
169
Part Seven THE PUNCHLINE
227
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About the author (1994)

Kate Bornstein is a performance artist, actress and writer. She has appeared on Donahue, CNBC'S Real Personal, and other television talk shows. Her performances have drawn artistic praise from San Francisco to New York. Her most recent performance piece is The Opposite Gender is. . .Neither!.

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