At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces (Queer Action/Queer Ideas, a Unique Series Addressing Pivotal Issues Within the Lgbtq Movement)

At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces (Queer Action/Queer Ideas, a Unique Series Addressing Pivotal Issues Within the Lgbtq Movement) Author Mary Collins
ISBN-10 0807088358
ISBN-13 9780807088357
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 192
Language English
Publisher Beacon Press
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In this collaborative memoir a parent and a transgender son recount wrestling with their differences as Donald Collins undertook medical treatment options to better align his body with his gender identity As a parent Mary Collins didnt agree with her trans sons decision to physically alter his body although she supported his right to realize himself as a person Raw and uncensored each explains her or his emotional mindset at the time Mary felt she had lost a daughter Donald activated his authentic self Both battled to assert their rights A powerful memoir and resource At the Broken Places offers a road map for families in transition