First Year Out A Transition Story

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Book Information

Publisher
Singing Dragon November 2017 (Jessica Kingsley Publishers)
Curriculum
Character-Building Curriculum

From laser hair removal and coming out to her parents, through to dating, voice training and gender reassignment surgery, this intimate and witty graphic novel follows the character of Lily as she transitions to living as her true, female self. Providing support and guidance on a range of issues such as hormones, medical procedures and relationships, the story traces the everyday thoughts, emotions and struggles many trans and non-binary people face and seeks to empower those who are starting to question their gender as well as promoting wider discussion about the complexities of gender and identity. Based on the author's own experiences as a trans woman, this honest and powerful work is a testament to being who you are and a celebration of gender diversity.---from the publisher

128 pages                         978-1785922589                           Ages 14 and up

Keywords:  new experiences, individuality, transgender, gender identity, gender, graphic novel, 14 year old, 15 year old, 16 year old, LGBTQ, memoir

Editor's note:  Based on the author's own experiences making the transition from male to female, this book is important for helping others understand the process someone experiences as they transition.

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