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You're in the Wrong Bathroom!

You're in the Wrong Bathroom!

And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People

Laura Erickson-Schroth (Author); Laura A. Jacobs (Author)

  • Publisher: Beacon
  • Format: Book
  • Binding: pb
  • Pages: 182
  • Released: May 30, 2017
  • ISBN-13: 9780807033890


From Laverne Cox and Caitlyn Jenner to Thomas Beatie (“the pregnant man”) and transgender youth, coverage of trans lives has been exploding—yet so much misinformation persists. Bringing together the medical, social, psychological, and political aspects of being trans in the United States today, “You’re in the Wrong Bathroom!”: And 20 Other Myths About Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming People unpacks the twenty-one most common myths and misconceptions about transgender and gender-nonconforming people. Authors Laura Erickson-Schroth, MD, a psychiatrist, and Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R, a psychotherapist, Debunk the twenty-one most common myths and misperceptions about transgender issues, including:

Trans People Are “Trapped in the Wrong Body”
You’re Not Really Trans If You Haven’t Had “the Surgery”
Trans People Are a Danger to Others, Especially Children
Trans People Are Mentally Ill and Therapy Can Change Them
Trans People and Feminists Don’t Get Along

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