Last Time I Wore a Dress

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Turtleback Books, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 211 pages
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Placed in a mental hospital at age fifteen after being diagnosed with Gender Identity Disorder, the author shares her harrowing ordeal in the hopes that other teenagers will not suffer as she did due to a lack of understanding of sexual orientation

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In 1981, at the age of 15, Daphne Scholinski was put in a mental hospital for what her psychiatrist called "failure to identify as a sexual female." Though the facts are truly frightening, The Last Time I Wore a Dress is an expose of a shameful medical sham that destroyed countless childhoods. Read full review

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So heartbreaking. I briefly met Dylan Scholinski (the author has transitioned since he wrote the book in 1997) last year when he came to my college campus. I finally got around to reading his memoir ... Read full review

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