Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People (Paperback)

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With a variety of essays by parents, partners, and other family members of trans folks, this volume provides great guidance and a sense of community for those looking to understand and support the transgender people in their lives.

— From Great Books for Trans* Teens (And the People Who Love Them)

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Award-winner in the 'Gay and Lesbian: Non-Fiction' category of the 2013 International Book Awards, Trans-Kin is a collection of stories from significant others, family members, friends and allies of transgender persons (SOFFAs). Powerful, thought-provoking and enlightening, this collection will provide for the head and the heart of anyone who has ever loved a transgender person. Trans-Kin is also an essential read for allies of the transgender community and anyone who wishes to become one.

About the Author


Cameron T. Whitley, M.A. is working on a Ph.D. in Sociology. In the past ten years, he has used his status as a transgender man to promote transgender equality through service to non-profit boards, working with universities regarding inclusion policies, presenting at national conferences and running support and social groups for transgender individuals. Cameron's work has also been published in a number of books including; "Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation," "Letters to My Brothers," and "Femmethology." Eleanor A. Hubbard, Ph.D. Sociology, is an ally of the transgender community. She is currently retired from full-time teaching, but continues to teach some courses concerning race, class, gender and sexual orientation. Twice she has taught at Semester at Sea, a shipboard program for global study abroad, bringing her love for sociology to students as they travel around the world. Eleanor also provides training and consulting on diversity through her business, DiversityWorks.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780615630670
ISBN-10: 0615630677
Publisher: Bolder Press
Publication Date: August 9th, 2012
Pages: 418
Language: English