From the Inside Out: Radical Gender Transformation, FTM and Beyond

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Born female yet little identified with that gender, these transgender, genderqueer, third gender, and gender variant writers offer personal insights into changing gender identity, dating, workplace issues, and more. This book shines light on those who identify as FTM (female to male) and also illuminates those whose gender is more fluid, proving that biology doesn’t control destiny.

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Overview

Born female yet little identified with that gender, these transgender, genderqueer, third gender, and gender variant writers offer personal insights into changing gender identity, dating, workplace issues, and more. This book shines light on those who identify as FTM (female to male) and also illuminates those whose gender is more fluid, proving that biology doesn’t control destiny.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780916397968
  • Publisher: Manic D Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/9/2004
  • Pages: 168
  • Sales rank: 979,882
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Breaking the Gender Mold 7
Transgressive Lust 11
American Transsexual Sacrifice 20
The Conversation 27
Some Kind of Queer 30
Monster Trans 32
A Trilogy of Horror and Transmutation 40
I Frankenstein 40
II Creature from The Black Lagoon 43
III The Wolf Man 46
Transsexual Fires 48
Winter (Transition) 50
Thoughts on Transcending Stone 53
Lies 56
Pecos Bill 60
Whose Masculinity Is It Anyway? 66
Often 70
Wondering 71
For Guys Like Me ... 72
Male To Male 76
Father and Son 80
Learning To Be Gay 85
Transitioning 91
Once More... With Feeling 94
My Life as a Boy: The Early Years 99
Living La Vida Medea 104
Moving Into Body 108
If Nancy Were A Boy 110
Dear Breasts 111
GenderFusion 113
If I Should Die Before I Wake... Don't Let Me 123
Disclosure 128
My Gender Tale 131
Your Used Eyelashes 135
Punk Rock Carnival Whores: A Story 140
Fresh Cut of Divine 144
Neither Stone Nor Wing 147
Approaching Thirty: Some Reflections on Survival and Activism 155
Additional Resources 159
About the Authors 161
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