This is a short and sweet collection of mini-biographies of various gendery icons throughout history. They’ve included Lili Elbe for the intersex icon, and I think that’s neat! I enjoyed this book, but it was very short. Three and a half stars, rounded up for NetGalley/Goodreads. Booksweet link.
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Look, it is pretty neat that a huge percentage of autistic people are also trans, or do gender in a Different way than expected, and I think this is very cool. And this book thinks that’s really cool too! I think this book is written in a really accessible way, a really good “also we […]
Look, I was prepared to absolutely hate this book and rip it apart because ‘asperger’s’ is Out of Vogue, but they actually address it and talk about it (although not Directly, ie, we don’t use Asperger’s anymore because Mr. Asperger was a Nazi, just that it is a Problematic Thing). I really think that if […]
This is a book all about pride flags, written for kids. The illustrations are friendly and quite lovely, and include a diverse range of people. The information in the book is easy to understand, but glosses over the unpleasant and divisive parts of LGBTQIA+ history; why did we need our own flags? What exactly was […]
This book is. Fine. If I was not ten years into my nonbinary self and incredibly confident in it, it’s possible I would have enjoyed it more. But this might also be a “problem” with how it is a self-help book. Lots of allies and cisgender people enjoyed this book, so maybe it will be […]