Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us
Gender Outlaw is the work of a woman who has been through some changes--a former heterosexual male, a one-time Scientologist and IBM salesperson, now a lesbian woman writer and actress who makes regular rounds on the TV (so to speak) talk shows. In her book, Bornstein covers the "mechanics" of her surgery, everything you've always wanted to know about gender (but were too confused to ask) addresses the place and politics of the transgendered and intterogates the questions of those who give the subject little thought, creating questions of her own.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jimrgill - LibraryThing
Bornstein’s book—part memoir, part commentary, part cultural analysis, part drama (it contains the full text of Hidden: A Gender, a two act play she wrote)—provides frank and intelligent insight ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Narshkite - LibraryThing
This is a brave and forward thinking book. Though much of this is dated, when it was written nearly 20 years ago it was clearly groundbreaking. I commend Ms. Bornstein on her vision, her humor, and ... Read full review