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Transitioning Together: One Couple's Journey of Gender and Identity Discovery

by Wenn Lawson and Beatrice Lawson Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
02/2017
ISBN:
9781785921032
Format:
Pbk 216 pages
Price:
AU$32.99 NZ$34.77
Product Status: In Stock Now
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This is the story of a long-lasting relationship, surviving against the odds. It is the story of Wenn and Beatrice Lawson, born almost twelve years apart in different countries with different cultures, who were both assigned female at birth. After nineteen years of marriage and four children, Wenn entered a same-sex relationship with Beatrice. Little did Beatrice know that twenty-two years later, Wenn would transition from female to male. This unique and honest memoir tells the story of Wenn's transition and Beatrice's journey alongside him.


Co-written by Wenn and Beatrice, who are both on the autism spectrum, this book offers a rare insight into an older couple's experience of transition, with particular emphasis on how Beatrice really felt about the changes. Without holding back, they tell the true story of the conflicts, challenges and growing celebration and joy that can arise from transitioning together as a couple.

Various Notes on Sex and Gender.


Foreword.


1. Introduction and Background.


2. A Growing Attraction.


3. Separation, Divorce, in Between and Together.


4. Freedom. 5. Building Careers.


6. When a Lesbian is Not a Lesbian.


7. How It All Happened.


8. Menopausal Partner and Her Pubescent Hubby... A Recipe for Disaster!


9. Surgeries, Further Transformation, Impact Upon Relationship and Love Life.


10. Two Years Plus On Testosterone.


11. Acceptance.


12. What We Have Learnt.

Wenn B. Lawson and Beatrice M. Lawson lived as a same-sex couple for 21 years before Wenn's transition from female to male in 2014. They married in 2015 and are committed to raising awareness and support for neurodiversity and difference. Wenn is well-known for his advocacy work in the world of autism and was a finalist in the 2008 Australian of the Year project. He is the author of several books published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.