Girls Will Be... Boys? "From the Inside Out" Explores Radical Gender Transformation

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An eloquent tribute to diversity - From the Inside Out: Radical Gender Transformation, FTM and Beyond - is a new collection of stories and essays by formerly female writers who prove that biology doesn't control destiny.

Born female yet little identified with that gender, these writers illuminate the experiences of those who identify as FTM (female to male), and those whose gender is more fluid, genderqueers and thirdgenders. Given the opportunity to explore any aspect of gender identity change, from dating to family issues, these authors have written stories, essays, and poems offering heartfelt insight into the dynamics of identity politics and the definition of self.

An amazing introduction for those who want to understand more about transgender and gender-variant people, these moving narratives are invaluable tools for learning more about queer theory, gender politics, cultural studies, and transgender history. Although all born female, these writers prove that biology doesn't control destiny.

*2005 Lambda Literary Award Finalist*

*2005 American Library Association Stonewall Award nominee*

"The many facets of this book sparkle like a jewel." - Leslie Feinberg, author of 'Transgender Warriors'

About the Editor: Morty Diamond is an accomplished performance artist, videographer, and writer. He currently lives in New York. The editor is available for interviews.

Available at bookstores everywhere.

$13.95, Paperback, ISBN 0-916397-96-3

168 pages, GLBT / Gender Studies

About the Publisher: Manic D Press is an award-winning, critically acclaimed publishing company based in San Francisco, specializing in literature, art, and popular culture. With more than 60 titles in print, Manic D Press books are distributed internationally by Publishers Group West.

Contact: Jennifer Joseph / Manic D Press

         tel: 415-648-8288


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