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points written activities and mindfulness reminders i have written activities and mindfulness reminders I have doubts about the ways that cis xperiences of gender were incorporated but both of the authors of the book are trans therapists so I assume it s a reasonable approach I took a really long time with this book I wanted to be able to make sure that I paced myself and could really absorb what was being laid out by the authors of How to Understand Your Gender I am thrilled that a book like this Cabaret exists I m thrilled as a genderueernon binary person and I am over the mo This book should be reuired reading by anyone who breathes Amazing I could not be impressed by this incredible ownvoices resource whichmbodies the kind of accountability that I have always nvisioned as possible from white folx These writers begin by acknowledging indigenous lders crediting their understanding of intersectionality to black feminist trailblazers Kimberlee Crenshaw Patricia Hill Collins and bell hooks and by the nd they have undoubtedly achieved the goal of writing the book they wish they had while growing up Words do not describe how I have fallen in love with this book It took me on a journey of reflecting on gender and sexuality with this book It took me on a journey of reflecting on gender and sexuality myself and society It is accessible and very kind There are pages that remind you to stop and breathe To take a break if you need it Of course you can ignore them if you want but I found that I needed them and was so glad they were there I truly believe anyone can get a lot out of this book Cis Trans Non binary There is stuff in here that I wish veryone would hear It also talks a lot about intersections and how they interact with ach other Class Race Ethnicity Disability Gender Sexual Orientation Religion For xample I m White Middle Class Physically Disabled Neurodivergent an afab Non binary person bisexual and Wiccan All of these things interact with En plein coeur each other and matter It talks about how gender is complex in that it s a mix of biological psy. On binary Do youver feel confused when people talk about gender diversityThis down to arth guide is for anybody who wants to know about gender from its biology history and sociology to how it plays a role in our relationships and interactions with family friends partners and strangers It looks at practical ways pe. ,
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You Re Given Plenty Ofre given plenty of for breaksThat is what reading this book is like Barker and Iantaffi never downplay the fact that they re two smart cookies while always keeping their writing understandable if not downright conversational The wide range of approaches make the book and its concepts accessible to a wide range of learning styles and attention spans And there seemed to be new insights around very page turn new ways of looking at myself the concept of gender and the whole gosh darned world really The me who s finishing this book does not see the world the same way as the person who started itI highly recommend this to veryone who s impacted by gender and the way it dysfunctions in Western cultures By which of course I mean veryone Whether you re the cissest cis to ver cis a proud citizen of TransNonbinary Nation or someone who s still trying to figure it all out we alllll swim around in this sea of gender and we re all getting pruny from it This book is a friendly voice offering to show you multiple ways to get to shore I found it difficult to find useful resources when I was uestioning my gender and today when I talk to people who are uestioning theirs I often want to recommend them a useful book to read Unfortunat I zoomed through this in a day A great resource I wish it had been around twenty years ago. Ople can The Road From Home: The Story Of An Armenian Girl express their own gender and will help you to understand people whose gender might be different from your own With activities and points for reflection throughout this book will help people of all gendersngage with gender diversity and Exile and Pilgrim explore the ideas in the book in relation to their own livedxperience.