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Civil Rights

Watch: Melissa Harris-Perry Explores Being Transgender In America

by David Badash ● 8:00 AM April 16, 2012
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Melissa Harris-Perry’s panel included Mara Keisling, Kate Bornstein, and Mel Wyman, to discuss the Miss Universe transgender contestant, Chaz Bono, and Amanda Simpson.

culture

Justin Vivian Bond’s Tango – A Book Review, Backwards And In High Heels

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 6:14 PM September 17, 2011
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On Mx Justin Vivian Bond’s memoir, Tango: My Childhood Backwards and in High Heels. Kate Bornstein said it’s “like listening to your favorite eccentric cousin or auntie tell you hair-raising tales.”

Arts

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation – Book Review Part 2

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 12:00 PM February 1, 2011

J. Rudy Flesher continues his review of Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman’s Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation.

Arts

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation – Book Review Part 1

by J. Rudy Flesher ● 7:58 AM December 10, 2010
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When I first blogged here about Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation, co-edited by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman, I was excited to be heading into Manhattan for a reading of the book hosted by Kate, and with various contributors.  On the ride home I tore through the entire first chapter of the book, entitled “Do [...]

Arts

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation

by David Badash ● 6:40 PM October 7, 2010
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First of all, I should just admit that in my household, Kate Bornstein is a bit of a goddess. If authors, performers, and activists had groupies, we’d be carrying her luggage and her props into conferences and theaters. Her 1994 landmark “Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us” literally changed the landscape of trans issues, queer community, and gender theory in the United States. [...]