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Gender Outlaw

On Men, Women, and the Rest of Us
Narrated by: Kate Bornstein
Length: 8 hrs and 12 mins
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Summary

"I know I'm not a man...and I've come to the conclusion that I'm probably not a woman, either.... The trouble is, we're living in a world that insists we be one or the other." 

With these words, Kate Bornstein ushers listeners on a funny, fearless, and wonderfully scenic journey across the terrains of gender and identity. On one level, Gender Outlaw details Bornstein's transformation from heterosexual male to lesbian woman, from a one-time IBM salesperson to a playwright and performance artist. But this particular coming-of-age story is also a provocative investigation into our notions of male and female, from a self-described nonbinary transfeminine diesel femme dyke who never stops questioning our cultural assumptions.

Gender Outlaw was decades ahead of its time when it was first published in 1994. Now, some 20-odd years later, this book stands as both a classic and a still-revolutionary work - one that continues to push us gently but profoundly to the furthest borders of the gender frontier.

©1994 Routledge (P)2018 Tantor

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  • 02-11-18

wonderful book read very well by an amazing person

Kate Bornstein is an amazing person and it's just fabulous to hear all her emphasis and enunciations. you can really get an idea of how the boom sounds in the authors own head, and I loved every minute of it!