Kersplebedeb Gender Issues Page

If you have any URLs, public domain graphics or texts that pertain to gender issues, please don't hesitate to get in touch, as i hope to expand this section of my site in the future.

What follows is a collection of publications, buttons and t-shirts strictly pertaining to transgender/transsexual issues.

You may also want to check out my transgender links .



Reading Material

As Nature Made Him, by John Colapinto, read by Howard McGillin. The story of David Reimer who's botched circumcision as a baby resulted in him living the first 14 years of his life as a girl. Yet at age 14, he makes the decision to live life as a male. David's early life was used as the example that gender identity was based on physical biology/nurture, whereas Reimer's decision to reject Dr John Money's insistence that he "conveniently" become female has been embraced by the trans-community as an example of individual gender freedom being more important than theories from the "experts".
AUDIO BOOK - Remaindered
Regular Retail Price: $24.00
Kersplebedeb Price: $15.00
As Nature Made Him

FTM Yellow Pages 2002-2003
FTM Resource guide, 7th edition September 2002 -  FTM International - $6.00.  The definitive resource guide those on the female to male gender continuum, their friends, significant others and allies. Expanded from previous years, this guide lists sympathetic and competent medical service providers, lawyers, advocacy groups, and much more. 104 pages perfectly bound.

Shadow Man, by Melissa Scott. Winner of the Lambda Literary Award - transgender science fiction classic about a backwater planet which recognizes only two genders while the rest of the civilized galaxy recognizes five (ring any bells?).
Softcover 320 pages
ISBN 0-312-86206-7
Retail Price: $13.95
Kersplebedeb Price: $6.00
Shadow Man

Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton

Suits Me: The Double Life of Billy Tipton , by Diane Wood Middlebrook. In the days before "transgender" was a word, Billy Tipton defied the odds and lived life as a man, marrying five times and fathering several children, despite the fact that he had been born female. This book is valuable as one of the few biographical sources about Tipton, but should be taken with a grain of salt as the author implausibly, and somewhat insultingly, insists that Tipton would not have identified as a man, but as a woman disguing herself in order to be able to make it in a man's world. Nevertheless, i carry this title as its one of the few sources of information about this man, who many consider a FTM pioneer.
Softcover, 326 pages, Remaindered
Retail Price: $14.00
Kersplebedeb Price: $6.00


Fuck your gender - this shirt is available on black (large, xl, xxl, xxxl), red (large), and white (large).
(point your mouse at the picture to see the backside).
It costs $13 on its own, but as a part of a special promotion it is only $4 when purchased with $13 or more other merchandise.
(click here for more details)

Buttons - $1 US each

Transgender Supporter Transgender Symbol Remember Brandon Teena Remember Gwen Araujo

Trans and Proud




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