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NPR Reviews Born Both!

NPR Reviews Born Both!

“These books by Gay, Riggs, and Viloria tell stories that should be heard, that lift up and give meaning to scientific facts of variable bodies, diseases, and genders — and how we respond to them.”

Thanks to Barbara J King and NPR for including Born Both in this review, described below. 🙂

“The pairing of memoir and science writing can be an excellent conduit for learning: What may strike a reader as somewhat abstract in science writing may become more real when encountered in a searing narrative of a person’s own highly specific experience.

Here’s a look at a trio of recent memoirs that involve three topics I’ve written about at 13.7 — fatness, cancer and gender (though really, gender is threaded through all three).”

Read full review here.

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Interesting fact: At approx. 1.7% of the population, Intersex people are as common as red-heads. “Everyone’s met an intersex person, you just may not know you have.”

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