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‘I came home this past fall to the Chicago suburb where I’d lived with my parents from age nine until I left for college in 2008, and I moved back into my childhood bedroom.’
Mark Gevisser examines the personal, political and social issues of transgender identity in America.
The Beauty of the Package
‘You can throw yourself into any fantasy, she (and her country) might have been saying, so long as you don’t mistake it for real life.’
‘I was dying to buy something, anything that would help my wife and children understand the profound surrealism and warped reality I’d experienced on my research trip to North Korea.’
A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me
‘It took longer and longer for the next one to come, and then there wasn’t a next one.’