Beyond the Gender Binary: A Case Study of Two Transgender Students at a Midwestern Research University

  title={Beyond the Gender Binary: A Case Study of Two Transgender Students at a Midwestern Research University},
  author={Brent Bilodeau},
  journal={Journal of Gay \& Lesbian Issues in Education},
  pages={29 - 44}
  • Brent Bilodeau
  • Published 29 December 2005
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Gay & Lesbian Issues in Education
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