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Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family & Themselves


27 trans men illuminate life beyond physical transition by discussing what it means to live as fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, boyfriends, friends, and mentors.

Offering an incredible range of cultural, class, ethnic, spiritual, and generational backgrounds, their writing addresses topics including birthing and raising children, gay male sexuality, facing racism, and finding solace in religion.



"Genius ... An important addition to masculinity studies."
- TC Tolbert, 'Troubling the Line'

"Shows the complexity and beauty of transition ... relatable to all genders."
- Kortney Ryan Ziegler, 'Still Black'

"One of the most important contributions of our time."
- Dillon Khosla, 'Both Sides Now'

"As a trans man, I found myself reading 'Manning Up' with a sense of pride. ... Superb."
- Morty Diamond, 'Trans/Love'

"A must-read." - Matt Kailey, 'Just Add Hormones'