True selves: understanding transsexualism... : for family, friends, coworkers, and helping professionals
Combines authoritative information and humanitarian insight into the transsexual experience
Filled with wisdom and understanding, this groundbreaking book paints a vivid portrait of conflicts transsexuals face on a daily basis--and the courage they must summon as they struggle to reveal their true being to themselves and others. True Selves offers valuable guidance for those who are struggling to understand these people and their situations.
Using real life stories, actual letters, and other compelling examples, the authors give a clear understanding of what it means to be transsexual. They also give other useful advice, including how to deal compassionately with these commonly misunderstood individuals--by keeping an open heart, communicating fears, pain and support, respecting choices.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SadieSForsythe - LibraryThing
While it was worth reading for the basic 'people are people who should be treated as people' message and some of its basic information, my primary impression of this book is that it is painfully dated ... Read full review
Informative - A Good Read!User Review - Borders
I read this book years ago when I first came out and was still learning who I was. Though I am a very different person today, I would not have made the conclusions I did without having read this book ... Read full review
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Deana F. Morrow,Lori Messinger
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