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Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity

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Nobody Passes is a collection of essays that confronts and challenges the very notion of belonging. By examining the perilous intersections of identity, categorization, and community, contributors challenge societal mores and countercultural norms. Nobody Passes explores and critiques the various systems of power seen (or not seen) in the act of "passing." In a pass-fail situation, standards for acceptance may vary, but somebody always gets trampled on. This anthology seeks to eliminate the pressure to pass and thereby unearth the delicious and devastating opportunities for transformation that might create.

Mattilda, aka Matt Bernstein Sycamore, has a history of editing anthologies based on brazen nonconformity and gender defiance. Mattilda sets out to ask the question, "What lies are people forced to tell in order to gain acceptance as 'real'." The answers are as varied as the life experiences of the writers who tackle this urgent and essential topic.

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"Startlingly bold and provocative." Howard Zinn

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"There's an emerging new wave of sex and gender revolutionaries. Mattilda has performed the Herculean task of gathering all my favorite smart, irreverent, talented, fierce, funny, and fabulous people together in one place." Kate Bornstein

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"Smart, sassy, and long overdue....What a breath of fresh air!" Susan Stryker

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580051842
Author:
Sycamore, Matt Berns
Publisher:
Seal Press (CA)
Editor:
Mattilda
Editor:
Bernstein Sycamore, Matthew
Editor:
Bernstein Sycamore, Matt
Author:
Bernstein Sycamore, Matt
Author:
Sycamore, Matt Bernstein
Author:
Bernstein Sycamore, Matthew
Subject:
Gender Studies
Subject:
Gender identity
Subject:
Social norms.
Subject:
Transgenderism
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Gender Studies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20061231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
360
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 17 oz

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