My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much MoreBook - 2014
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Mock writes of her experience growing up poor, multiracial and transgender. A New York Times bestselling book and an American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book.
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"People assume that I was in the closet because I didn't disclose that I was assigned male at birth.
What people are really asking is 'Why didn't you correct people when they perceived you as a real woman?' Frankly, I'm not responsible for other people's perceptions and what they consider real or fake. We must abolish the entitlement that deludes us into believing that we have the right to make assumptions about people's identities and project those assumptions onto their genders and bodies.
It is not a woman's duty to disclose that she's trans to every person she meets. This is not safe for a myriad of reasons. We must shift the burden of coming out from trans women, and accusing them of hiding or lying, and focus on why it is unsafe for women to be trans."
"Being exceptional isn’t revolutionary, it’s lonely. It separates you from your community. Who are you, really, without community? I have been held up consistently as a token, as the “right” kind of trans woman (educated, able-bodied, attractive, articulate, heteronormative). It promotes the delusion that because I “made it,” that level of success is easily accessible to all young trans women. Let’s be clear: It is not."
"Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power—not because they don’t see it, but because they see it and they don’t want it to exist."
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