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'Unbound' explores gender identity and fluidity

'Unbound' explores gender identity and fluidity

By Brian Bromberger

For readers bewildered by how to make sense of gender today, a new book by sociologist Arlene Stein, "Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity," recently published by Pantheon Books, follows the journey of four patients.

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By Brian Bromberger | June 20, 2018

New book examines the intersection of drag and camp within the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.

By Brian Bromberger | April 4, 2018

Mark Dowd has experienced two vocations. One was a calling to the priesthood, which didn't last, but the second was to journalism, which wound up becoming his life's work.


By Brian Bromberger | February 14, 2018

With his recent vulgar ranting about "shithole countries" vis-à-vis immigration, President Donald Trump has once again been accused of being a racist, which makes Randy Boyd's new e-book, the perfect opportunity to discuss race relations.

By Brian Bromberger | December 20, 2017

They may be the worst eight words a gay man can hear - "I have bad news on the HIV test" - but health journalist John-Manuel Andriote endured them in 2006 when he received an HIV diagnosis, turning his world upside down.


By Mark Abramson | June 14, 2015

San Francisco, Mid-1970s. A perfect place at a perfect time. Mark Abramson's memoir is the next best thing to being there, and here's a sample.

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