It is a compelling, emotional, and compassionate story.
I hope it also EDUCATES those who harbor any prejudices against transgendered individuals, ESPECIALLY those who treat patients with Gender Identity "Disorder"..
Makes you think twice about those in charge of mental health - they can make anyone look crazy with just a word.
This is one of the BEST books anyone could read. It is a compelling, emotional, and compassionate story. It will make you laugh, cry and learn how cruel society can be. Read morePublished 22 days ago by College Student
This book is perfect for showing how gender and the way a person is told to portray his or herself is very predetermined in our culture. Read morePublished 4 months ago by John Bennett
I was required to read this book for a Gender Sociology class, and I have to say that Daphne Scholinski (now Dylan Scholinki)'s account of her past is highly informative for anyone... Read morePublished 10 months ago by SE
Well written, honest reflection of a young woman's journey through life. Unilike many memoirs that I've read there is no lull or boring point in the story. She keeps things moving.Published 11 months ago by Marisa
I'm not sure how to feel about this book.
On one hand, this book was really interesting. It was a nice insight into the life that someone in an institution has. Read more
Crossdressers, TG's, TS's, gays , and lesbians. We spend a good share of our lives learning about ourselves thru the lifes of others. Unfortunatly we expect the truth. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Diana Cross
This was an assigned reading in a class and while the theme was not what I would usually choose for a novel, the experiences of Daphne challenged my own thinking and created a new... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Sabine
In my view, this books shows us what kind of horrible impact bad parenting can have on people. And then, adding insult and more injury to an existing injury, "the system" treats... Read morePublished on August 29, 2011 by Teapot Tales
I really enjoyed this book because it gives you a different perspective on how society views girls like Daphnie. You can see it from her perspective and how she is treated. Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by Yanel