The Apartheid of Sex: A Manifesto on the Freedom of Gender
Weight: 8 oz
Method of Disposal: Left at a Mexican Restaurant in Oakhurst GA
I am lucky to have the experiences I have. This book would have really impressed me so much more if I had not already read so many other books putting forth similar arguments and, in many cases, the same arguments. I am completely on board with the notion that there are a multitude of sexes and sexualities. I do believe that both sex and gender are on a continuum and are not actually binary systems, despite what we are socialized to believe. I am lucky because nothing in this book was new to me. I have had the privilege of accessing this information at home, being exposed to it in school, experiencing it in real life. It is for this reason that I found myself bored so often while reading the book. I wanted to get wrapped up in the revolutionary tone and the strength of the author’s voice. I wanted to feel what the reviewers felt. I have a lot of interest in the work of Anne Fausto-Sterling and was hopeful after seeing her comments on the back of the book. I am going to leave this book somewhere in Decatur and hope that it finds a home with an open-minded individual who has never thought about questioning the sex, gender, sexuality binaries. Good luck little ManifestO!