Synopses & Reviews
Are you wrestling with questions surrounding your gender that just don’t seem to go away? Do you want answers to questions about your gender identity, but aren’t sure how to get started?
In this groundbreaking guide, Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC — accomplished gender therapist and thought leader whose articles, blogs, and videos have empowered thousands worldwide — helps you navigate your journey of self-discovery in three approachable stages: preparation, reflection, and exploration.
In You and Your Gender Identity, you will learn:
• Why understanding your gender identity is core to embracing your full being
• How to sustain the highs and lows of your journey with resources, connection, and self-care
• How to uncover and move through your feelings of fear, loneliness, and doubt
• Why it’s important to examine your past through the lens of gender exploration
• How to discover and begin living as your authentic self
• What options you have after making your discoveries about your gender identity
"Dara’s comprehensive guide presents a detailed walk-through of the process of more firmly establishing your gender...With an impressively detailed toolkit of exercises, Dara’s book has the potential to streamline and accelerate this process in an extraordinary fashion. This is the book I wish I had on hand when I felt helpless in the face of my anxiety about my changing body." Zinnia Jones
"I wish a book like You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery had been available when I began to question my gender identity...Had I been exposed to the concepts found within these pages back then, I might have been spared some of the intrapersonal and interpersonal struggles that ensued." Zander Keig, LCSW
"What sets You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery apart is its interactive nature...it is an invaluable experience." Sally Bend, Bending the Bookshelf
About the Author
Dara Hoffman-Fox is a queer-identified gender therapist, writer, educator, and transgender rights advocate. Frequently serving as a subject-matter expert on transgender issues for the media, Dara is a prolific thought leader on the topic of gender identity whose articles and videos have empowered thousands worldwide. Dara provides educational resources through a blog, YouTube channel, social media networks, trainings and presentations, and her first publication, You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery. She runs a private practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado.