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Gender assignment is something that’s done to each one borndtein us, long before we have the ability to have any say in the matter. What are the similarities and differences between what you wrote and what katf wrote? Write those key words in the margins of this page. This has never made sense to me. Jan 30, Edie Kestenbaum rated it it was amazing Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Apr 18, Kalah rated it it was amazing. Bornstein is an amazing mind – she went to Brown bornsein clearly not in a legacy kind of way – and she makes theory not only digestible but thoroughly entertaining.

Anyway, this book blew my mind when I was 18 and I highly suggest it for anybody but especially gender essentialist. But the author makes these logical leaps and never looks back.

Your lover leans over and kisses you hard and long on the mouth. Though a bit too repetitive and leading in places let us come to our own conclusionsthe zeal that inspired it remains a powerful force for degendering the world!


Acknowledgments I try to figure out how to thank all the thousands yes, thousands of people who bkrnstein me write this book. And this brings us to the next treasure map clue: Yeah, but they get paid well for doing what they can do. A means of cultural traction; an identity or persona by which to either identify oneself to another, or maintain some position within a wotkbook or culture.

Your age tells you how to behave sexually.

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Now, you fill in five more examples of your own: Trivia About My Gender Workboo This issue has caused me great problems in employment and personal relationships.

She claims that not only are boy, man, and ftm distinct genders, but also white collar man, blue collar man, and so forth, with each subculture and each stratum of society having different ideas of what a “real man” would be.

I kept having folks recommend I give this book a read. From where I stand, that’s like taking a field of racehorses, hobbling the front legs of half of them and the rear legs of the other half, and expecting them to run a decent race: Can I have your autograph, please? Religion is specifically a prescribed and often ritualized path, usually with the aim of that sort of connection to God or Goddess, or Mother Nature.

But it never felt right to me—I had to learn how to do boy things. They don’t have to be gender identities. I get that sex and gender are linked, but the focus was too much on sex in this book.

I seem to fall for lots of “types” of people, but usually they’re all the same gender. But it never felt right to me—I had to learn how to do woman things. Jun 29, Mirrordance rated it did not like it Shelves: Things are praised that I find quite limiting and self serving. I thought the best part were the anecdotes and tweets in the side margins. I didn’t choose to read it, that’s for sure.


I didn’t agree with every argument and model in the book. There are two culturally sanctioned genders: Google the word “koan. Mental Health understand you That’s what’s really going to bake your noodle.

My New Gender Workbook

Omigod, I’ve always wanted to meet you! I’m not all that aware of my workbooo, but I know I’ve got one. The book has helped me to understand my own identity and expression. Sexuality includes all these and more. The opposite is also true: So I kept running away from myself and my destiny.

Either that or water in the desert, huh? In gender, the binary is male and female.

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The author did a great job letting hir voice come through in the book, and by the end of the book, one almost feels like they know the author well. The toon me that you see above is me as good kxte. Open Preview See a Problem? Because I bet a week Full oF pizzas that you and I have one great big thing in common with each other: