At least two generations of transgender, nonbinary, and
gender-nonconforming people have emerged since Becoming a Visible
Man was first published in 2004, but the book remains a beloved
resource for trans people and their allies.
Since the first
edition's publication, author Jamison Green's writings and advocacy
among business and governmental organizations around the world have
led to major changes in the fields of law, medicine, and social
policy, and his (mostly invisible) work has had significant effects
on trans people globally. This new edition captures the changes of
the last two decades, while also imparting a message of
self-acceptance and health.
personal and eminently practical threads, Green clarifies transgender
experience for transgender people and their families, friends, and
coworkers. Medical and mental health care providers, educators,
business leaders, and advocates seeking information about transgender
concerns can all gain from Green's integrative approach to the topic.
This book candidly addresses emotional relationships that are
affected by a transition, and brings refined integrity to the
struggle to self-define, whether one undergoes a transition or
chooses not to.
lives of transgender men—who are often overlooked—he elucidates
the experience of masculinity in a way that is self-assured and
inclusive of feminist values. Green's inspirational wisdom has
informed and empowered thousands of readers. There is still no other
book like Becoming a Visible Man in the transgender canon.