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Title:
"You're in the wrong bathroom!" : and 20 other myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender- nonconforming people
Author:
Erickson-Schroth, Laura, author.
Publication Information:
Boston : Beacon Press, [2017]
Physical Description:
182 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues. --Publisher.
Language:
English
Contents:
Part 1: Identity. Myth 1. You've never met a transgender person -- Myth 2. All trans people want to be either Barbie or Ken -- Myth 3. You're not really trans if you haven't had "the surgery" -- Myth 4. Trans people are "trapped in the wrong body" -- Myth 5. Trans people are secretly gay -- Myth 6. It's rude to ask how you should address someone -- Myth 7. "Sure, I'd love to talk about what's in my pants" -- Part 2: Sex and relationships. Myth 8. Most trans people are sex workers and have HIV -- Myth 9. Trans people hate their bodies -- Myth 10. Trans people are trying to trick others -- Myth 11. Most trans people can't find partners and end up lonely -- Myth 12. Trans people are a danger to others, especially children -- Part 3: Health and safety. Myth 13. "You're in the wrong bathroom!" -- Myth 14. Trans people are mentally ill and therapy can change them -- Myth 15. Getting hormones and surgery is easy -- Myth 16. Testosterone makes you angry and estrogen makes you emotional -- Myth 17. Laws support trans people -- Part 4: History and community. Myth 18. Trans people have existed throughout time -- Myth 19. Certain cultures universally embrace trans people -- Myth 20. Trans people and feminists don't get among -- Myth 21. The LGBTQ+ community is united.
ISBN:
9780807033890
Format :
Book