Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out

Version: Unabridged
Author: Susan Kuklin
Narrator: Tanya Eby , Nick Podehl
Genres: Educational, Biology & Chemistry
Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio
Published In: March 2015
# of Units: 4 CDs
Length: 5 hours
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Overview

I?'e always loved my body, and now I love it even more because it fits how I feel. Jessy Learn your pronouns because I don't want to have to slap somebody tonight. Christina Transition? Everyone goes through one kind of transition or another. We go through transitions every day. Except mine is maybe a little more extreme. Mariah Being trans is not the next step to being gay. They are similar in that they are both breaking gender rules. Cameron When people say I look male or female, it messes up my head. Nat My family was okay with me being gay, but trans was a different issue for them. I think a lot of it was because they had no experience with it. Luke In Beyond Magenta, six teens tell what it is like for them to be members of the transgender community.

Author Details

Author Details

Kuklin, Susan

Susan Kuklin is the author of nonfiction books for young adults and children, including "No Choirboy: Murder, Violence, and Teenagers on Death Row". She is also a professional photographer whose photographs have appeared in "Time", "Newsweek", and the "New York Times". She and her husband live in New York City.