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Blending genders : social aspects of cross-dressing and sex-changing

eBook, English, 2002
Routledge, London, 2002
1 online resource (xix, 257 pages) : illustrations
9780203295427, 0203295420
Print version:
Part I: Experiencing Gender Blending
In female attire : male experiences of cross-dressing, some historical fragments / Peter Farrer
Becoming a man : the personal account of a female-to-male transsexual / Mark Rees
The career path of the male femaler / Richard Ekins
Part II: The Social Organisation of Gender Blending
The 'drag queen scene' : transsexuals in Kings Cross / Roberta Perkins
A heterosexual transvestite club / Neil Buhrich
London grandeur : the Porchester Ball / Phaedra Kelly
Part III: The Medicalisation of Gender Blending
Gender blending : medical perspectives and technology / Dave King
The socio-medical construction of transsexualism : an interpretation and critique / Dwight B. Billings and Thomas Urban
Part IV: Gender Blending and the Media
120 years of male cross-dressing and sex-changing in English and American literature / Peter Farrer
Cross-dressing, sex-changing and the press / Dave King
Male femaling, telephone sex and the case of intimacy scripts / Richard Ekins
Part V: Gender Blending and Gender Politics
Divided sisterhood : a critical review of Janice Raymond's The transsexual empire / Carol Riddell
Autobiographical fragments from a transsexual activist / Terri Webb
Gender fucking or fucking gender? Current cultural contributions to theories of gender blending / Stephen Whittle
The politics of transgenderism / Janice Raymond