Gender Euphoria: Stories of joy from trans, non-binary and intersex writers (Paperback)Laura Kate Dale (editor)
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GENDER EUPHORIA: a powerful feeling of happiness experienced as a result of moving away from one's birth-assigned gender.
So often the stories shared by trans people about their transition centre on gender dysphoria: a feeling of deep discomfort with their birth-assigned gender, and a powerful catalyst for coming out or transitioning. But for many non-cisgender people, it's gender euphoria which pushes forward their transition: the joy the first time a parent calls them by their new chosen name, the first time they have the confidence to cut their hair short, the first time they truly embrace themself.
In this groundbreaking anthology, nineteen trans, non-binary, agender, gender-fluid and intersex writers share their experiences of gender euphoria: an agender dominatrix being called 'Daddy', an Arab trans man getting his first tattoos, a trans woman embracing her inner fighter.
What they have in common are their feelings of elation, pride, confidence, freedom and ecstasy as a direct result of coming out as non-cisgender, and how coming to terms with their gender has brought unimaginable joy into their lives.
Number of pages: 320
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
'Earlier in my life and in my transition, Gender Euphoria would be the book that I needed' Chelsea Manning
'Upends the baked-in narrative about pain and unhappiness . . . This book'll inspire you' Christine Burns MBE
'Radically vulnerable insights into the lived experience of being trans . . . Will inspire hope and joy in trans people and allies alike' Fox Fisher
'It's refreshing to see trans lives set down in all their normalcy and joy . . . Every page is a little present!' Abigail Thorn'Rich with diverse experiences from all around the world . . . Shows that another more positive and life-affirming side of being trans exists' Finlay Games
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