Tantalizing and seductive, flirtatious and frenetic, these stories recognize "the changing landscape." Surrounded by "married lesbians, polyamorous bi-dykes, and genderqueers
with neutral pronouns, Laura Antoniou recognizes that "kinky sex that used to be way in the back is so mainstream that best-seller lists are packed with billionaires putting their girlfriends in bondage." This collection is better written and much more colorful than all the shades of gray.
I thought, "Can the character be played by genderqueers
, transgender females?
The transgender "umbrella," she said, includes people like herself, who are transsexuals; "genderqueers
," who might dress androgynously or like one gender and then the other in the course of a day or a lifetime; and drag queens (and kings), who are often gay men.
GENDER IDENTITY--'TRANSGENDER:' TRANSSEXUALS,TRANSVESTITES, BI-GENDERS, GENDERQUEERS
trans women gaining access to social services and spaces as women) will impact many other segments of trans communities such as non-passing trans women, trans men and genderqueers
Things I can't say because I will piss someone off: no generalizations, of course, about anything, but specifically, and most dangerously, no generalizations about transmen, transwomen, butches, femmes, genderqueers
, or intersex people.
Some transpeople, like Joelle, wish to be visible as the genderqueers
that they are; they don't want to exist in a culture that is based on the gender binary.
It refers to many types of people, including transsexual people, crossdressers, androgynous people, and genderqueers
. Other gender non-conforming people identify as transgender because their appearance or characteristics are perceived to be gender-atypical.
Hedwig and the Angry Inch bridges old drag stereotypes end an emerging wave of films that take gender issues seriously and offer genderqueers
who are fully human
The stories on genderqueers
, studs, and trans people are also really cool.--Kirsten B., Minneapolis MN.
Gays have been labeled as drama queens, lesbians as dour, bisexuals as nonexistent and trans people as too complicated to understand--and no one knows what to do with genderqueers
and the intersex--all because they continue to stand up and demand their own authentic identities and equal rights.
They were fed up with the LGBT community and mainstream society for equating drag queens, transvestites and genderqueers
with people who have their birth challenge.
Homofactus Press publishes books by, for and about transgender men (and genderqueers
like curve contributor Sassafras Lowrey), a niche group that has been neglected by other publishers.
, FTMs, drag kings and queens, butches galore and sweet and strong femmes prepped to start a revolution, this Austin, Texas-centered short, directed by Bug Davidson and Holly M.
Finally, there's a wonderful site specifically for "butch lesbians, transmen, trannyfags, genderqueers
, daddies and boys who are interested in the same" at strapdivision.com.