COMING OUT AND CROSSING OVER

@article{Gagn1997COMINGOA,
  title={COMING OUT AND CROSSING OVER},
  author={P. Gagn{\'e} and R. Tewksbury and D. McGaughey},
  journal={Gender & Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={11},
  pages={478 - 508}
}
  • P. Gagné, R. Tewksbury, D. McGaughey
  • Published 1997
  • Sociology
  • Gender & Society
  • Drawing on data from interviews with 65 masculine-to-feminine transgenderists, the authors examine the coming-out experiences of transgendered individuals. Drawing on the literature that shows gender to be an inherent component of the social infrastructure that at an individual level is accomplished in interaction with others, they demonstrate that interactional challenges to gender are insufficient to challenge the system of gender. Whereas many transgenderists believe that their actions and… CONTINUE READING
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