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Jayne County, for those who don't know, is probably best described as a one (trans) woman rock phenomenon. Jayne was a trailblazer in the truest sense of the word....more
"The gender wars are not an item on a Gender Studies reading list; they are real battles and real casualties". Words from 'Female Masculinities and the Gender Wars' - a new book authored by Finn Mackay - a senior lecturer in sociology at the University of the West of England - and, like myself, a Radical Feminist....more
The“ Liberation of trans people would improve the lives of everyone in our society” these are the first words written by Shon Faye in her book ‘The Transgender Issue’, an attempt on her part to reset the trans ‘debate’ that has been raging in the UK media for the last several years....more
Writing up a book review of Hiding from Myself by Amber Rose Washington is perhaps one of the easiest ever. It can be a real pain having to get inside an author's thoughts sometimes..............more
How do I begin to review the book “Trans Power” from Juno Roche? Well, actually by reading the book and not looking at other people’s reviews. Book reviews are often so abstract with the word “raw” being a frequent favourite from reviewers....more
Perhaps the first thing I noticed when unwrapping my eagerly awaited delivery from Amazon was just how big a read “Yes, You Are Trans Enough” by Mia Violet is. In total the book extends to 351 pages.
So I guess you, the reader, is expecting an equally comprehensive book review......more
Whipping Girl by Julia Serano is without question the best book I have ever read, not because it is about gender but because of its unmatched take on human life behaviour.
Although it was the first book I read since my reading habit was reignited by lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, I have left it to now, some two months later after I read it for the first time to do a review....more
It was not until the coronavirus pandemic hit the UK that I started to become an avid reader. The book Whipping Girl by Julia Serano was my first big read.
Still, I must admit the next two books did not work for me and to be honest, I don’t wish to review either because they were so painful I could not finish either....more
Having only put my head above the trans parapet in recent months, I guess it is a crime in my community not to have heard of Juliet Jacques. But guilty I am on that count, and......more