Gender Failure

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Gender Failure

By Rae Spoon and Ivan E. Coyote

Being a girl was something that never really happened for me.―Rae Spoon

Ivan E. Coyote and Rae Spoon are accomplished, award-winning writers, musicians, and performers; they are also both admitted "gender failures." In their first collaborative book, Ivan and Rae explore and expose their failed attempts at fitting into the gender binary, and how ultimately our expectations and assumptions around traditional gender roles fail us all.

Based on their acclaimed 2012 live show that toured across Canada and the US and in Europe, Gender Failure is a poignant collection of autobiographical essays, lyrics, and images documenting Ivan and Rae's personal journeys from gender failure to gender self-acceptance. Equal parts hilarious and heartbreaking, it's a book that will touch LGBTQ readers and others, revealing, with candor and insight, that gender comes in more than two sizes.

Paperback: 256 pages
Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press (April 1 2014)
ISBN-13: 978-1551525365
Product Dimensions: 13.7 x 1.8 x 21.3 cm


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