Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story

Amazon.co.uk Price: £9.99 (as of 05/12/2021 02:51 PST- Details)

Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story

Amazon.co.uk Price: £9.99 (as of 05/12/2021 02:51 PST- Details)

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER”Transformative … If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds.” –The New York Times Book ReviewA heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it’s like to grow up not sure if you’re (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above.”A beautiful book . . . honest and funny.”–Trevor Noah, The Daily Show”Sensational.”–Tyler Oakley”Jacob Tobia is a force.” –Good Morning America”A trans Nora Ephron . . . both honest and didactic.” –OUT Magazine”A rallying cry for anyone who’s ever felt like they don’t belong.” –Woman’s DayAs a young child in North Carolina, Jacob Tobia wasn’t the wrong gender, they just had too much of the stuff. Barbies? Yes. Playing with bugs? Absolutely. Getting muddy? Please. Princess dresses? You betcha. Jacob wanted it all, but because they were “a boy,” they were told they could only have the masculine half. Acting feminine labelled them “a sissy” and brought social isolation. It took Jacob years to discover that being “a sissy” isn’t something to be ashamed of. It’s a source of pride. Following Jacob through bullying and beauty contests, from Duke University to the United Nations to the podiums of the Methodist church–not to mention the parlors of the White House–this unforgettable memoir contains multitudes. A deeply personal story of trauma and healing, a powerful reflection on gender and self-acceptance, and a hilarious guidebook for wearing tacky clip-on earrings in today’s world, Sissy guarantees you’ll never think about gender–both other people’s and your own–the same way again.

THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER”Transformative … If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comedian memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds.” –The New York Instances Ebook ReviewA heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it is prefer to develop up undecided if you happen to’re (a) a boy, (b) a lady, (c) one thing in between, or (d) the entire above.”An exquisite ebook . . . trustworthy and humorous.”–Trevor Noah, The Each day Present”Sensational.”–Tyler Oakley”Jacob Tobia is a pressure.” –Good Morning America”A trans Nora Ephron . . . each trustworthy and didactic.” –OUT Journal”A rallying cry for anybody who’s ever felt like they do not belong.” –Lady’s DayAs a younger baby in North Carolina, Jacob Tobia wasn’t the unsuitable gender, they only had an excessive amount of of the stuff. Barbies? Sure. Taking part in with bugs? Completely. Getting muddy? Please. Princess attire? You betcha. Jacob wished all of it, however as a result of they have been “a boy,” they have been advised they might solely have the masculine half. Performing female labelled them “a sissy” and introduced social isolation. It took Jacob years to find that being “a sissy” is not one thing to be ashamed of. It is a supply of pleasure. Following Jacob by bullying and sweetness contests, from Duke College to the United Nations to the podiums of the Methodist church–not to say the parlors of the White Home–this unforgettable memoir incorporates multitudes. A deeply private story of trauma and therapeutic, a robust reflection on gender and self-acceptance, and a hilarious guidebook for sporting cheesy clip-on earrings in as we speak’s world, Sissy ensures you may by no means take into consideration gender–both different individuals’s and your own–the identical manner once more.

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