My Butch Career: A Memoir

My Butch Career: A Memoir

During her difficult childhood, Esther Newton recalls that she ?became an anti-girl, a girl refusenik, caught between genders,? and that her ?child body was a strong and capable instrument stuffed into the word ?girl.?? Later, in early adulthood, as she was on her way to becoming a trailblazing figure in gay and lesbian studies, she ?had already chosen higher education ove During her difficult childhood, Esther Newton recalls that she ?became an anti-girl, a girl refusenik, ca...

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Title:My Butch Career: A Memoir
Author:Esther Newton
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Genres:Autobiography
ISBN:1478001291
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:288 pages pages

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    Mar 08, 2019
    ?A gender outlaw in the making? Author/activist Esther Newton is one of the more highly regarded pioneers of gay and lesbian studies. She has been a Term Professor of Women?s Studies at University of Michigan, Professor of Anthropology at Purchase College, State University of ...
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    Sep 23, 2018
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  • Ann
    Aug 08, 2018
    Ten pages into this book, and Newton says: "Young people do not see being butch as 'transgressive,' but lesbians challenge the gender hierarchy just as much, or more, by staying women. I am opposed to pressure being put on masculine girls and women to 'go all the way' by transitioni...
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    Dec 21, 2018
    Absolutely incredible. ...
  • Carol Douglas
    Feb 20, 2019
    In this memoir, Esther Newton, a pioneer in the field of LGBT studies, tells how she developed her butch identity. She prefers the words dyke and butch to lesbian. She also tells of the difficult time she had as an anthropology graduate student and professor because of her sexuality. ...
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  • Emma
    Nov 25, 2018
    In a world where we now see gender role transgressions as crimes that can banish us from womanhood (how other many butches have heard that they need to ?just transition already??), stories like this are incredibly important for young lesbians and other gender non-conforming women. ...
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