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the GENDER book is a fun, colorful, community-based resource, which illustrates the beautiful diversity of gender - a gender 101 for anyone and everyone.

 

Learn more about the project here.

 

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1301 Marshall St.

Houston, TX 77006

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by Mel Reiff Hill and Jay Mays

(and a big beautiful community!)

(cc) the GENDER book 2010-2014 some rights reserved.

I'll be your guide as we explore gender.

 

 

 

 

 

 

We looked for a 101 book and didn't see one yet. So we set out to make our own.

Education is for sharing! Please enjoy and distribute widely.

my friends & I saw a need for more education.

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An illustrated book about gender- similar to educational children's books- with no age limit. All hand-drawn graphics and lots of color. It's about 90 pages long, and readable in one sitting.

Topics Covered...

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  • what is gender?

  • gender versus sex

  • gender through history

  • gender across cultures

  • Gender Identity

  • transgender umbrella  

  • full surveys

  • glossary

 

       ...and more! 

Who made this, anyway?

We're four committed individuals from Houston, Texas. The creators have a range of transgender identities from androgynous genderqueers to butches to drag kings to trans men.

 

If we've confused you already, don't worry! That's why we wanted to make the book- to help tell our own stories and those of the ones we love. But we didn't do it alone. Co-authoring the book are hundreds of trans and cis voices from across the globe who participated in our survey and interviews. Learn more about us here. Join the team here.

May we write you?

It's been so great getting to know you. Let's stay in touch!

We'd love the chance to keep you informed on really important GENDER book news (like book release parties and when it's available at a store near you). We promise we'll never spam you. Want to join? Just put your info in the box to the right.

or you know...

you could always just email us.

creators@thegenderbook.com

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the GENDER book(let)

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the GENDER book

NEWS AND UPDATES

 

All posters have been shipped, and the books are on their way. Updated delivery: mid-may.

Safe Spaces Pack has been launched, as well as free educator resources. Neat!

The real deal- 90+ pages chock full of informational deliciousness. Available as a free e-book and a handsome hardback.

 

Infographics ahoy! You can see the pages here.

Our first project, the booklet is an annotated version of the GENDER book. It is small enough to fit in your back pocket and hand out guerilla-style to everyone you meet. 6 pages of just the essentials. Available as a free e-book and printable do-it-yourself version here.

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