n Gender Questions - Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa, Anastacia Tomson - book review

Volume 5 Number 1
  • ISSN : 2309-9704



“[M]emoir is the preferred genre of transsexual1 literature,” writes Susan Faludi2 in her biography of her transgender father. The narrative, the memoir is always present, as it is necessitated by the stories we have to tell others, particularly the medical fraternity, in order to prove and justify who we are in order to begin the medical process of becoming who we are.

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