Advocate Bookshelf: Best Non-Fiction Transgender Books

BY Diane Anderson-Minshall

November 19 2011 6:30 PM ET

MAX WOLF VALERIA X200 | ADVOCATE.COMWhipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity ($11, Seal)
Not just a memoir, Julia Serano's Whipping Girl is more like a manifesto by the transgender lesbian activist and professional biologist. This 2007 book is a collection of experiences around Serano's transition and a growing awareness that a widespread cultural abhorrence of femininity shapes our attitudes to towards transgender women.


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