Stone Butch Blues: A Novel

Stone Butch Blues: A Novel Author Leslie Feinberg
ISBN-10 1555838537
ISBN-13 9781555838539
Year 2004-04-01
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Alyson Books
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Published in 1993 this brave original novel is considered to be the finest account ever written of the complexities of a transgendered existence Woman or man Thats the question that rages like a storm around Jess Goldberg clouding her life and her identity Growing up differently gendered in a blue collar town in the 1950s coming out as a butch in the bars and factories of the prefeminist 60s deciding to pass as a man in order to survive when she is left without work or a community in the early 70s This powerful provocative and deeply moving novel sees Jess coming full circle she learns to accept the complexities of being a transgendered person in a world demanding simple explanations a he she emerging whole weathering the turbulence Leslie Feinberg is also the author of Trans Liberation Trans Gender Warriors and Transgender Liberation and is a noted activist and speaker on transgender issues

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