Blending Genders: Social Aspects of Cross-dressing and Sex-changing

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Psychology Press, 1996 - Psychology - 257 pages
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Gender blending or transgenderism is sexuality's newest cutting edge. The term transgender covers pre-operative and post-operative transsexuals, transvestites, drag queens, gender benders and all gender blenders, whether straight or gay, who in their cross-dressing and sex-changing transgress gender roles.
 

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Contents

Experiencing gender blending
5
THE PERSONAL ACCOUNT
27
THE CAREER PATH OF THE MALE FEMALER
39
The social organisation of gender blending
49
A HETEROSEXUAL TRANSVESTITE CLUB
63
The medicalisation of gender blending
75
THE SOCIOMEDICAL CONSTRUCTION
99
Gender blending and the media
119
MALE FEMALING TELEPHONE SEX AND
151
Gender blending and gender politics
167
AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FRAGMENTS FROM
190
GENDER FUCKING OR FUCKING GENDER?
196
THE POLITICS OF TRANSGENDERISM
215
APPENDIX I
225
Index
244
Copyright

CROSSDRESSING SEXCHANGING AND
133

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Senior Lecturer, University of Stirling.

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