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Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

by: Julia Serano

Publisher: Seal Press (2007)


Staff Pick by comrade: Fin

This is a powerful book for anyone interested in arming their critique of the patriarchy and burning up the loosely woven threads of misogyny ever present in societies representations of transexuality and femininity. Serano illuminates the ways that the demonization of femininity shapes our attitudes towards gender and sexuality as a whole. Julia Serano writes with personal experience and razor sharp knowledge. We need this book!