The Man Who Would Be Queen

Author: J. Michael Bailey
Publisher: Joseph Henry Press
ISBN: 0309505542
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Gay. Straight. Or lying. It’s as simple and straightforward as black or white, right? Or is there a gray area, where the definitions of sex and gender become blurred or entirely refocused with the deft and practiced use of a surgeon’s knife? For some, the concept of gender – the very idea we have of ourselves as either male or female beings – is neither simple nor straightforward. Written by cutting-edge researcher and sex expert J. Michael Bailey, The Man Who Would Be Queen is a frankly controversial, intensely poignant, and boldly forthright book about sex and gender. Based on his original research, Bailey’s book is grounded firmly in science. But as he demonstrates, science doesn’t always deliver predictable or even comfortable answers. Indeed, much of what he has to say will be sure to generate as many questions as it does answers. Are gay men genuinely more feminine than other men? And do they really prefer to be hairdressers rather than lumberjacks? Are all male transsexuals women trapped in men’s bodies – or are some of them men who are just plain turned on by the idea of becoming a woman? And how much of a role do biology and genetics play in sexual orientation? But while Bailey’s science is provocative, it is the portraits of the boys and men who struggle with these questions – and often with anger, fear, and hurt feelings – that will move you. You will meet Danny, an eight-year old boy whose favorite game is playing house and who yearns to dress up as a princess for Halloween. And Martin, an expert makeup artist who was plagued by inner turmoil as a youth but is now openly homosexual and has had many men as sex partners. And Kim, a strikingly sexy transsexual who still has a penis and works as a dancer and a call girl for men who like she-males while she awaits sex reassignment surgery. These and other stories make it clear that there are men – and men who become women – who want only to understand themselves and the society that makes them feel like outsiders. That there are parents, friends, and families that seek answers to confusing and complicated questions. And that there are researchers who hope one day to grasp the very nature of human sexuality. As the striking cover image – a distinctly muscular and obviously male pair of legs posed in a pair of low-heeled pumps – makes clear, the concept of gender, the very idea we have of ourselves as either male or female beings, is neither simple nor straightforward for some.

American Transgirl

Author: Faith DaBrooke
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781973358534
File Size: 53,41 MB
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Matt has spent his whole life wishing he could be a girl. As a high school student in suburban Georgia during the Nineties, he is able to take his first steps towards figuring out who he really is when he starts at a new school and meets Michelle. With his new friend by his side, Matt begins exploring local gay bars and discovering more about his own transgender feelings. Life gets even more confusing when he moves to New York and falls for Erin, a struggling artist and lesbian. Matt must decide if an ordinary life as a normal guy could work, or if his whole life has been leading toward transition. American Transgirl is a funny, heartfelt story that explores the confusion, dysphoria, longing, and curiosity felt by transgender people as they struggle to figure out who they are, where they fit in the world, and who will accept them as they are. Transition is, ultimately, only one part of a larger life filled with the search for acceptance, fulfillment, love, and a place to call home.Author Faith DaBrooke is a transgender woman whose podcast, The Gender Rebels, is heard by thousands each week.

Whipping Girl

Author: Julia Serano
Publisher: Seal Press
ISBN: 1580056237
File Size: 64,25 MB
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In the updated second edition of Whipping Girl, Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist, shares her powerful experiences and observations—both pre- and post-transition—to reveal the ways in which fear, suspicion, and dismissiveness toward femininity shape our societal attitudes toward trans women, as well as gender and sexuality as a whole. Serano's well-honed arguments and reputation as a thought-leader stem from her ability to bridge the gap between the often-disparate biological and social perspectives on gender. In this provocative manifesto, she exposes how deep-rooted the cultural belief is that femininity is frivolous, weak, and passive, and how this “feminine” weakness exists only to attract and appease male desire. In addition to debunking popular misconceptions about transsexuality, Serano makes the case that today's feminists and transgender activists must work to embrace and empower femininity—in all of its wondrous forms.

Best Transgender Erotica

Author: Raven Kaldera
Publisher: Circlet Press
ISBN: 9781885865403
File Size: 14,77 MB
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A ground-breaking 'best of' collection that celebrates gender variations with erotic fiction. Featuring 20 stories by writers of every gender, this is the first book to deal exclusively with gender-bending, gender-crossing and gender-breaking sexuality through erotic fiction. Includes contributions from Thomas Roche, Simon Sheppard, M Christian, Dominic Santi, Gary Bowen and many other well-known names.

Feminizing Men A Guide For Males To Achieve Maximum Feminization

Author: Barbara Deloto
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781502959676
File Size: 73,80 MB
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Do you want to feminize a male, or you as a male want, or have been told to, become feminized? Feminization: 1) To give a feminine appearance or character to. 2) To cause (a male) to assume feminine characteristics. This is not for those who wish to permanently change their gender, but rather for those who wish to feminize temporarily, though sometimes repeatedly and regularly, in order to proficiently crossdress as a woman. This feminization guide is for a male by gender who, may, or may not be, a “real” man by some opinions, but nonetheless a male, who has chosen, or has been told to, or is being coerced into, becoming feminine in appearance and character. This guide is to be given to those who have been tasked with becoming a feminized male as part of a process to feminize them, or purchased for use by males who wish to feminize themselves. It doesn't have any magic potions or formulas, special makeup or fancy tools, use any drugs or surgery. It does cover all the aspects of eliminating the 'man markers' that set males aside from women, and make a male less feminine than they could ultimately be. It will demasculinize anything that may have had a masculine overtone with the male. It will also aid the feminized male to feel more sensual and sexy in a feminine role. The guide is short - about 15.000 words and around sixty pages, but covers eliminating the things that keep a male from becoming as fully feminized as much as their male body and characteristics allow. After the male has read this, acted upon this information fully, and practiced, he will be the best feminized male he can be. He will reach crossdressing perfection as a male to female (MTF) cross dresser. He will have the routines of maintenance and upkeep of the feminized male body, which will keep him ready, and most likely anxious, to fairly quickly, crossdress at the request of their wife, mistress, or whim of his own. Whether the reason be from femdom, a wife led relationship, female led relationship, cuckolding, cuckoldry, a hot wife, male chastity, forced crossdressing, forced chastity, female domination, submissive training, sissy training, or purely their own desire to become feminine, a diligent male student who incorporates the information in this guide with passion and drive will become the perfect crossdressing male, as fully feminized as possible. Upon following the elements in this guide, the feminized male will be able to proudly display how feminine he has become to anyone he, or the one who coerced him, choose to. Should this be a singular undertaking, the individual will be able to see and feel the difference in the degree of feminization they have achieved after practicing and perfecting the elements, and thus, bring greater pleasure and satisfaction to the resulting feminization. This will be time consuming and will require dedication and diligence in order for a male to feminize to his best. If you are purchasing this for yourself, or someone else, beware of that in order to allow the necessary time and resources. Look inside now. Buy yourself a copy, or give one to a male you want to feminize. It is a small, but valuable investment in a male's journey toward maximum feminization.

Captive Genders

Author: Eric A. Stanley
Publisher: AK Press
ISBN: 1849352356
File Size: 79,57 MB
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A Lambda Literary Award finalist, Captive Genders is a powerful tool against the prison industrial complex and for queer liberation. This expanded edition contains four new essays, including a foreword by CeCe McDonald and a new essay by Chelsea Manning. Eric Stanley is a postdoctoral fellow at UCSD. His writings appear in Social Text, American Quarterly, and Women and Performance, as well as various collections. Nat Smith works with Critical Resistance and the Trans/Variant and Intersex Justice Project. CeCe McDonald was unjustly incarcerated after fatally stabbing a transphobic attacker in 2011. She was released in 2014 after serving nineteen months for second-degree manslaughter.

Sacrifice And Other Stories

Author: Richard Cosmann
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780966723656
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Morningwood

Author: Neven Iliev
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781973246251
File Size: 31,87 MB
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Large chests are said to encompass all manner of hopes and dreams. Men covet them. Women envy them. But one fact holds true - everyone wants to get their hands on some big ones.The same holds true for one intrepid adventurer - a strapping young lad by the name of Himmel. Armed with his grandfather's trusty longsword and the dream of being the strongest, he sets out on the journey of a lifetime! It is sure to be a long and dangerous road, fraught with danger! And it all starts with a simple test - reach Level 5 in the dungeon called the 'newbie zone' and earn the right to become a full-fledged adventurer!However, such things get hopelessly derailed when his adolescent mind beholds an exposed chest for the first time. A fateful meeting that would inevitably lead his life in a direction he never even dreamed of!Content warning: Profanity, Gore, Sexual Themes

The Dressmaker

Author: Kate Alcott
Publisher: Anchor
ISBN: 0385535627
File Size: 26,56 MB
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Tess, an aspiring seamstress, thinks she’s had an incredibly lucky break when she is hired by famous designer Lady Lucile Duff Gordon to be her personal maid on theTitanic. Once on board, Tess catches the eye of two men—a kind sailor and an enigmatic Chicago businessman—who offer differing views of what lies ahead for her in America. But on the fourth night, disaster strikes, and amidst the chaos, Tess is one of the last people allowed on a lifeboat. The survivors are rescued and taken to New York, but when rumors begin to circulate about the choices they made, Tess is forced to confront a serious question. Did Lady Duff Gordon save herself at the expense of others? Torn between loyalty to Lucile and her growing suspicion that the media’s charges might be true, Tess must decide whether to stay quiet and keep her fiery mentor’s good will or face what might be true and forever change her future. BONUS: This ebook edition includes an excerpt from Kate Alcott's The Daring Ladies of Lowell.

Transgender On Screen

Author: J. Phillips
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230596339
File Size: 38,82 MB
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This is an exploration of the cultural representations of transvestism and transsexuality in modern screen media against a historical background. Focussing on a dozen mainstream films and on shemale Internet pornography, this fascinating study demonstrates the interdependency of our perceptions of transgender and its culturally constructed images.