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Watch the book trailer to Kate Bornstein’s A Queer and Pleasant Danger, which is now out in paperback!

Out in paperback tomorrow: Kate Bornstein's A Queer and Pleasant Danger!

Stardom. It’s a greedy goal and it comes with lots of traps of arrogance, but the way I justify it is by giving back. But, I’m not a star yet. I call myself a sub-lebrity, maybe this book has bumped me up and now I’m a starlet.
Kate Bornstein in an interview with Lambda Literary on her memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger.
There are a great number of people in the world—I dare say most of ‘em—who would say I’m a pervert and a bad person because I’m a transsexual woman. I was born male and now I’ve got medical and government documents that say I’m female—but I don’t call myself a woman, and I know I’m not a man.…
A Queer and Pleasant Danger by Kate BornsteinFrom Kate Bornstein’s memoir, A Queer and Pleasant Danger, out now!