Trans by Hilda Raz
(Wesleyan Poetry Series)

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This moving collection grew out of the author's experience with her son's journey to a transgender identity. The book documents some major transformations of body, self, society and spirit that art requires and life follows.

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Hilda Raz is a poet, critic and Professor of English at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, where she is also Editor-in-Chief of the literary journal, Prairie Schooner. She is author of Divine Honors (Wesleyan, 1997) and editor of Living on the Margins: Women Writers on Breast Cancer (1999), The Best of Prairie Schooner: Personal Essays, with Kate Flaherty (2000), and The Best of Prairie Schooner: Poetry and Fiction (2001).
Published October 17, 2001 by Wesleyan. 108 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Gay & Lesbian, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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About half the volume describes Raz's troubled, but finally heartwarming, experience with her daughter "Sarah," who changed her sex to become Raz's adult son "Aaron."

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Windy City Media

Outreach to trans youth and their parents increased a great deal in 2007 with numerous conferences addressing the specific needs of trans youth and their advocates, such as Gender Odyssey Family and the first Midwest Trans Youth Conference.

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