Something That May Shock and Discredit You

Author(s): Daniel Mallory Ortberg

Gender Studies

A New York Times bestselling author's sparkling memoir of changing genders whilst remaining a feminist.


Reasons for Transitioning: Want to impress good-looking ex; Want to upset good-looking ex; Bored of existing wardrobe, looking for excuse to buy all-new clothes that don't fit in a new way; Younger siblings getting too much attention; Neoliberalism??; Want to sing both parts of a duet at karaoke; Something about upper-body strength; Excited to reinforce a different set of sexist stereotypes; Cheaper haircuts; Just love layering shirts ...


From the beloved writer behind The Toast and Slate's 'Dear Prudence' column comes a personal essay collection exploring popular culture, literature, religion, and sexuality. With wit and compassion, Daniel Mallory Ortberg revisits beloved cultural and literary figures in the light of his transition.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781922310040
  • : Scribe Publications
  • : Scribe Publications
  • : May 2020
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  • : May 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 256
  • : Paperback
  • : Daniel Mallory Ortberg