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You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!

 Author: Laura Erickson-Schroth  Category: Social Science  Publisher: Beacon Press  Published: May 30, 2017  ISBN: 9780807033890  Pages: 194  Language: English
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This “insightful and instructive primer” debunks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about transgender issues—“buy this book and share it with [your] whole family” (Bust) From Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner to Thomas Beatie (“the pregnant man”) and transgender youth, coverage of trans lives has been exploding—yet so much misinformation persists. Bringing together the medical, social, psychological, and political aspects of being trans in the United States today, “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!” unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Authors Laura Erickson-Schroth, MD, a psychiatrist, and Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R, a psychotherapist, address a range of fallacies: • Trans People Are “Trapped in the Wrong Body” • You’re Not Really Trans If You Haven’t Had “the Surgery” • Trans People Are a Danger to Others, Especially Children • Trans People Are Mentally Ill and Therapy Can Change Them • Trans People and Feminists Don’t Get Along

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