Nina here nor there : my journey beyond gender / Nick Krieger.
- ISBN: 9780807000922
- ISBN: 0807000922
- Physical Description: 202 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Boston, MA : Beacon Press, 2011.
- Copyright: ©2011
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Ta-ta tatas -- Home -- Binding -- Middle ground -- Packing -- Wings -- Queer birds and the bees -- Homesick -- Roots -- Good-Bye Wad -- Mama's boys -- Epilogue.
Ambitious, sporty, feminine "capital-L lesbians" had been Nina Krieger's type, for friends that is. She hadn't dated in seven years, a period of non-stop traveling--searching for what, or avoiding what, she didn't know. When she lands in San Francisco's Castro neighborhood, her roommates introduce her to a whole new world, full of people who identify as queer, who modify their bodies and blur the line between woman and man, who defy everything Nina thought she knew about gender and identity. Despite herself, Nina is drawn to the people she once considered freaks, and before long, she is forging a path that is neither man nor woman, here nor there. This candid and humorous memoir of gender awakening brings readers into the world of the next generation of transgender warriors and tells a classic tale of first love and self-discovery.--From publisher description.
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