1 edition of Trans like me found in the catalog.
Trans like me
C. N. Lester
Written in English
A personal and culture-driven exploration of the most pressing questions facing the transgender community today, from a leading activist, musician, and academic. In Trans Like Me, CN Lester takes readers on a measured, thoughtful, intelligent yet approachable tour through the most important and high-profile narratives around the trans community, turning them inside out and examining where we really are in terms of progress. From the impact of the media"s wording in covering trans people and issues, to the way parenting gender variant children is portrayed, Lester brings their charged personal narrative to every topic and expertly lays out the work left to be done. Trans Like Me explores the ways that we are all defined by ideas of gender--whether we live as he, she, or they--and how we can strive for authenticity in a world that forces limiting labels.
|LC Classifications||HQ77.8.L48 A3 2018|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ix, 229 pages|
|Number of Pages||229|
|LC Control Number||2017051262|
When I came out as trans, I felt like I had to spend a couple of years explaining myself, educating people around me, because I was the first trans person that a lot of people had ever heard : Jeffrey Masters. Trans Like Me: Conversations For All of Us by CN Lester CN Lester is a British classical and alternative singer-songwriter, as well as a transgender rights : Strand Book Store.
Other kinds of trans-identified people – trans men, cross-dressers, people who live in two genders (me, for example: I am both Stephen and Stephanie), and . Although she is a fearless champion of trans rights, she is sympathetic towards those who are less courageous, saying: “Look what happened to poor Lucy Meadows, who was a primary teacher like me.
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This realization made the second book easier to follow; I was a bit lost initially. Though not Trans like me book riveting book, Trans Like Me is an important one for those wishing to gain a greater understanding.
If youre like me and didnt know much, this book provided avgood foundation and insight into how to respect and love the trans community/5. In Trans Like Me, CN Lester takes readers on a measured, thoughtful, intelligent yet approachable tour through the most important and high-profile narratives around the trans community, turning them inside out and examining where we really are in terms of the impact of the media's wording in covering trans people and issues, to the way parenting gender variant children is /5(55).
Buy Trans Like Me: A Journey for All of Us by Lester, CN (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(87). Ultimately, it's a book about the importance of love, inclusion, acceptance and understanding each other.
If you, like me, have little to no understanding of what it's like to be a trans person, this book will enrich your perspective and help you better understand the world we live in/5(55).
"Trans Like Trans like me book (Virago/Seal) is their first book, named as one of the three essential works on trans issues by The New York Times. With glowing reviews from The Times Literary Supplement and Publishers Weekly, "Trans Like Me" is a collection of essays on.
Book Review: trans like me – a journey for all of us, by CN Lester. I was surprised with trans like me, that I was touched more deeply second time around than the first.
Divided into 15 chapters over pages, Lester’s conversational style creates an intimate and effective sense of a meaningful conversation over coffee with a friend. CN Lester will probably be familiar to many readers. A musician, academic and activist, they have been campaigning since their teens for LGBTQ+their first book, Trans Like Me, has been published, and, along with many others, I was eager to read it.
It is a book which pulls no punches, on the second page recounting the death of Lucy Meadows, a teacher who killed herself. TRANS LIKE ME is, quite genuinely, a book for all of us – I’m so grateful to both Ailah and my agent Laura for believing in it.’ Laura Macdougall says, ‘I’m delighted that Virago will be publishing CN Lester’s ground-breaking TRANS LIKE ME.
Trans Like Me Conversations for All of Us (Book): Lester, C. N.: A personal and culture-driven exploration of the most pressing questions facing the transgender community today, from a leading activist, musician, and academic.
In Trans Like Me, CN Lester takes readers on a measured, thoughtful, intelligent yet approachable tour through the most important and high-profile narratives around.
Musician, scholar, and trans rights activist Lester tours the history, activism, and common experiences of people whose sense of gender falls outside of the binary of “male” and “female.
In Trans Like Me, CN Lester takes readers on a measured, thoughtful, intelligent yet approachable tour through the most important and high-profile narratives around the trans community, turning them inside out and examining where we really are in terms of the impact of the media's wording in covering trans people and issues, to the way parenting gender variant children is.
Trans Like Me shows us how to strive for authenticity in a world which often seeks to limit us by way of labels. ‘CN Lester breaks down the myths and misconceptions about trans people and politics with clarity and calm.
An important, timely book’ Juliet Jacques. TRANS LIKE ME Conversations For All of Us By CN Lester pp. Seal Press. () In this collection of essays, Lester, a British activist and singer-songwriter who Author: Concepción de León.
Breaking down myths, exploring our history, building our futures: Trans Like Me is out now from Virago in the UK and Commonwealth Nations, and from Seal Press in the USA and Canada.
Available in all good bookshops, online and off, in paperback, ebook, and audio (narrated by the author). Read an extract at The Pool and at Hello Giggles. CN Lester writes for a wide variety of outlines and. “One of a Kind, Like Me/Único como yo is a book every elementary school should own.
It takes the subject of gender identity out of the public discourse, where morality and religion weigh heavily in the debate, and puts it into the personal realm of a young boy named Danny/Danielito.”. The world of transgender politics is full of big claims and bold declarations, but here is an understatement to start with: “The media is having a trans moment,” writes C N Lester in Trans Like Me.
They are not wrong (“they” because Lester identifies as non-binary, and so asks to be referred to with gender-neutral pronouns).
Besides the books addressed here, recent additions to the. Trans Like Me shows us how to strive for authenticity in a world which often seeks to limit us by way of labels. 'CN Lester breaks down the myths and misconceptions about trans people and politics with clarity and calm.
An important, timely book' Juliet Jacques5/5(86). Trans Like Me is a well-written book that is a not only a very personal biography but is also very refreshing in how it’s not only about Lester and their life.
Lester discusses history, the media, the limits and potential of gender and the shared experiences that all trans and non-binary individuals have in a way that we can relate to. In this eye-opening book, CN Lester, academic and activist, takes us on a journey through some of the most pressing issues concerning the trans debate: from pronouns to Caitlyn Jenner; from feminist and LGBTQ activists, to the rise in referrals for gender variant children - all by way of insightful and moving passages about the author’s own experience.
A Boy Like Me is an important addition to the LBGT YA category of books. There are few books out now dealing with transgender issues in teens, and even fewer novels from a first person perspective. I'd have loved to give A Boy Like Me five stars, But I found it lacking in a few key areas/5.
'Trans Like Me' 22 October on On books, On love and life. In the past 24 hours I have inhaled two books from cover to cover. I don't remember the last time I read a book in one sitting, let alone two!
'Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race' (WINLTTWPAR) by Reni Eddo-Lodge and 'Trans Like Me' by CN Lester. I urge you to buy. CN Lester’s Trans Like Me, out this summer in the U.S.
from Seal Press, adds another strong voice to the growing chorus of trans authors writing about the trans experience from their own, uncompromising n in an accessible style, but heavily backed up by research, this book is not a trans memoir, but it does blend Lester’s own experiences as a non-binary trans person with Author: Avory."It was a lot like in the olden days, you know, there were a lot of people around like me and people just expected us to become 'unmarried aunts' or 'fancy boys' and nobody ever confronted you with it.
My father would say things like, 'Oh, this one will never get married.' If I heard him say that today I would say, 'Oh, he’s telling them I am Author: Sarah Karlan.