Whipping Girl by Julia Serano

The book is a seminal work in transgender studies and feminist theory, providing a powerful critique of societal norms and cultural perceptions surrounding femininity and transgender issues. The author, a transgender woman herself, combines personal narrative with insightful analysis to challenge the ways in which gender is constructed and policed in society. She particularly focuses on the concept of "transmisogyny," a term she coined to describe the unique intersection of transphobia and misogyny faced by transgender women. The work calls for a more inclusive understanding of gender and a dismantling of the stigma attached to femininity, advocating for the empowerment of all women, cis and trans, in the face of pervasive gender inequality.

The 7279th greatest book of all time


Published
2007
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
392
Words
95,000
Original Language
English

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