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  • 13 September 2018
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review ´ The Making of a Man µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Maxim Februari » 0 Summary Free read The Making of a Man Stosterone took effect Februari started to find himself addressed as a man rather than as a woman ‘What had changed’ he asks himself ‘In the intervening 24 hours I hadn’t had a haircut I wasn’t wearing different clothes; it was just that the testosterone had altered the subtle signals by which my body suggested its sex’The Making of a Man is a uniue and moving account of Februari’s experiences an intimate and humorous tale written by a distinctive voice Februari analyses and describes charts and enuires Above all he makes us thin. Impressive insightful interesting book for anyone interested in gender and gender issues

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review ´ The Making of a Man µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Maxim Februari » 0 Summary Free read The Making of a Man In autumn 2012 the writer and philosopher Maxim Februari known until then as Marjolijn Februari announced his intention to live as a man In The Making of a Man he describes how the news was greeted and how people began to react with unease interest and sometimes a slightly too comradely tone Whatever the response there was always an element of ignorance – hardly anyone seemed to understand what a sex change actually involved or how best to react to it Februari contemplates the many uestions he had to deal with during his transition from the e. I ve been looking for a nice clear book to give to people ifwhen they want information on my transition and I m glad I picked this one up A good book for people who think they might be transmasculine cis people curious about the whole thing but not wanting to ask too many intrusive uestions and just well written and interesting in general The usual caveats that Februari is a white straight trans man from Europe and that colors his experience ergo it should not be seen as universal Still it s a good inclusive book that talks about nonbinary genders and makes note of the fact that some trans people are gay bipan or ace

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review ´ The Making of a Man µ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Maxim Februari » 0 Summary Free read The Making of a Man Ffects of testosterone to the sexual organs love the legal position and matters of language should we say ‘transgender’ or ‘transsexual’ Februari meticulously dissects these issues without losing what makes them so personal and what makes his own transition so fascinating Februari uestions our impressions of effeminate men and butch women and examines apparent acceptance and actual prejudice Although the process of changing sex is a lengthy one the outside world experiences it as a fairly abrupt switch From one day to the next as the te. Trying to be a little bit of everything As timing would have it I was reading this as Caitlyn Jenner introduced herself to the world via a Vanity Fair magazine The author however is a man so obviously his experiences are different I am trying to educate myself about transgender people and their experiences I had hoped this would be a helpful book but in all honesty I found it a bit confusing It was part memoir part how to part textbook about what his experiences were in taking testosterone navigating everyday social interactions what it was like to cope with this as a child etc It was trying to be a mishmash of everything and unfortunately I found it difficult to follow Some sections were useful use of pronouns uestions that NOT appropriate to ask etc I was already familiar with some of the terms and concepts but I still found it useful to read It is also translated from Dutch which may account also as to why I had some trouble with the work