Whipping Girl : a Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity. (eBook, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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Whipping Girl : a Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity.

Author: Julia Serano
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Seal Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the updated second edition of Whipping Girl, Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist, shares her powerful experiences and observations#x97;both pre- and post-transition#x97;to reveal the ways in which fear, suspicion, and dismissiveness toward femininity shape our societal attitudes toward trans  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Serano, Julia.
Whipping Girl : A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity.
Seattle, WA : Seal Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Serano
ISBN: 9781580056236 1580056237
OCLC Number: 975221617
Description: 1 online resource (224 pages)
Contents: Coming to terms with transgenderism and transsexuality --
Skirt chasers : why the media depicts the trans revolution in lipstick and heels --
Before and after : class and body transformations --
Boygasms and girgasms : a frank discussion about hormones and gender difference --
Blind spots : on subconscious sex and gender entitlement --
Intrinsic inclinations : explaining gender and sexual diversity --
Pathological science : debunking sexological and sociological models of transgenderism --
Dismantling cissexual privilege --
Ungendering in art and academia --
Experiential gender --
Deconstructive surgery --
Bending over backwards : traditional sexism and trans woman-exclusion policies --
Self-deception --
Trans-sexualization --
Submissive streak --
Love rant --
Crossdressing : demystifying femininity and rethinking "male privilege" --
Barrette manifesto --
Putting the feminine back into feminism --
The future of queer/trans activism.

Abstract:

In the updated second edition of Whipping Girl, Julia Serano, a transsexual woman whose supremely intelligent writing reflects her background as a lesbian transgender activist and professional biologist, shares her powerful experiences and observations#x97;both pre- and post-transition#x97;to reveal the ways in which fear, suspicion, and dismissiveness toward femininity shape our societal attitudes toward trans women, as well as gender and sexuality as a whole. Serano's well-honed arguments and reputation as a thought-leader stem from her ability to bridge the gap between the often-disparate biologica.

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