Last Time I Wore a Dress a Mem

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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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User Review  - abbysees - LibraryThing

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


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

This patient's-eye view of life in a psychiatric hospital in the 1980s draws on the techniques of Susanna Kaysen's Girl, Interrupted but offers an original perspective on the dubious diagnosis ... Read full review

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