Trans Power

Trans Power

Own Your Gender

Juno Roche

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<b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI BOOK PRIZE 2020</b>
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</b>'Staggeringly visionary' - <i>Attitude</i></b>
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</i></b><b>'Essential reading'<i> - Charlie Craggs</i></b>
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</i></b><b>'Bold and ground-breaking' - <i>Owl</i></b>

'All those layers of expectation that are thrust upon us; boy, masculine, femme, transgender, sexual, woman, real, are such a weight to carry round. I feel transgressive. I feel hybrid. I feel trans.'

In this radical and emotionally raw book, Juno Roche pushes the boundaries of trans representation by redefining 'trans' as an identity with its own power and strength, that goes beyond the gender binary.

Through intimate conversations with leading and influential figures in the trans community, such as Kate Bornstein, Travis Alabanza, Josephine Jones, Glamrou and E-J Scott, this book highlights the diversity of trans identities and experiences with regard to love, bodies, sex, race and class, and urges trans people - and the world at large - to embrace a 'trans' identity as something that offers empowerment and autonomy.

Powerfully written, and with humour and advice throughout, this book is essential reading for anyone interested in the future of gender and how we identify ourselves. This is the ebook edition, you will be able to access this ebook online via your browser or download it to the accompanying Jessica Kingsley Publishers app.


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Juno Roche:
Juno Roche is an internationally recognised trans writer and campaigner, and Founder of Trans Workers UK and the Trans Teachers Network. On the Independent's Rainbow List 2015 and 2016, she is a patron of cliniQ and received the 2015 NUT Blair Peach Award for her campaign 'Why Trans Teachers Matter'. She regularly contributes to publications including Diva, The Guardian and Vice and is the author of Queer Sex (Longlisted for the Polari First Book Prize).

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