How Stephen Became Stephanie and Other Transgender Tales

Author: Kate Lesley

Publisher: eBooks-UK

ISBN: 9781906602154

Category: Fiction

Page: 315

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Eleven stories on themes of male to female transgenderism - tales of sex change, forced feminization, sissy schools, maid training, petticoat punishment and cross-dressing. 'I was Aunt Mary's Sissy' - An eccentric aunt who dislikes boys takes her nephew in hand, and soon has the niece she desires.... 'I Turned my Husband into a Girl ' - Classic tale from the point of view of the wife, who is sure that things will work out better for both of them if John is turned into Joanne.....many surprises, and a breathtaking ending. 'A Walk on the Wild Side' - Experience a taste of transgender real-life - eavesdrop on the conversation of two trans girls on the streets of Manchester's Gay Village in the 1990s. 'The Lady of the Lake' - Dark Ages fantasy inspired by the 'Iron John' story, a fairy tale first set down by the Brothers Grimm. Explores the theme of recovering lost parts of ourselves. 'How Stephen became Stephanie' - Stephen's landlady conspires with his personnel manager at work to change him into a supermarket check-out girl and part-time maid. 'New Girl on the Ward' - Nicholas has always had a 'thing' about nurses - but he never dreams that one day he will be wearing that blue uniform himself. The story of a young man's transformation into a female nurse. 'Mother's New Daughter' - A mother begins her plan to feminise her son and change him into the daughter she has always wanted. 'Virtual Reality Woman' - By the early years of the new Millennium there is an unemployed male underclass. The feminist Dr. Hannah Klonek, suggests a solution - to make boys much more like girls. A young male postgraduate is invited to wear the prototype Total Virtual Reality suit and try out the program. And so Andy becomes Laura. A surprise awaits Laura when she discovers what has been done to her real body.... Jackie and Melanie Take Charge - Kevin can't believe his luck when two attractive, sophisticated women pick him up and take him back to their hotel room in Bangkok. But Kevin has fallen into a complicated web of intrigue woven by two formidable female academics. Their research takes on a practical turn when they inveigle Kevin into dressing as a girl, and slowly Kevin is transformed completely into an attractive blonde. School for Sissies - Francois is left fatherless and his mother Lydia is appointed to a teaching job at a girls' preparatory school. Having already taken pleasure in dressing her son as a girl while he was a toddler, she decides he is to be enrolled at the school as a girl. Francoise settles into the life of a girl, and spends five happy years at St. Saviours. When Francoise is eleven years old, her mother begins to think about how Francoise's education as a girl can be continued. Lydia resolves to start her own private high school for girls, with the financial backing of wealthy friends. Lydia's 'special' educational methods of corset training, sissification and petticoat punishment are introduced. Boys who resist sissification are put into tight corsets and undergo complete petticoat punishment. The new 'girls' are started on 'vitamin' pills which are in fact female hormones. At the age of 14 or 15, a regimen of extra female hormones and anti-androgen tablets is added. By the time they are in the Sixth Form; most Stage Four transitioning girls are practically indistinguishable from their genetically female friends. What happens at Stage Five? - Well, you will need to read the story to find out... Deborah's Decision - Deborah has to choose between a rich and successful businessman and a rather feminine Australian boy whom she meets at work. When she has a night out at a nightclub in London, Deborah encounters a beautiful young woman who turns out to be Tim, the young Australian. Who will Deborah choose - the rich businessman or the Australian girly-boy?


The Regime of the Stay-lace

A Further Selection of Letters from Victorian Newspapers

Author: Peter Farrer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Boys

Page: 135

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This work deals with petticoat discipline - imposed by women who tight-laced recalcitrant boys into corsets and making them wear high-heeled boots or tight kid gloves. The theory was that the shame of being so dressed would make them behave without having to resort to corporal punishment.


Hidden History

Author: Glynis Dunnitt

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1291198075

Category: Self-Help

Page: 74

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A slyly witty collection of 'found letters' on gender-swapping and enforced cross-dressing. Having discovered a cache of startling material concealed in a hidden room, Ms Dunnit in her role as Editor brings us the lost writings of the Vinegara Womens' Publishing House, a series of letters to a magazine, Tilley's Turns, tales of naughty young men who simply can't resist scenes where they're obliged to don feminine attire. Tales include that of a boy who falls into a muddy ditch, ruining his clothes: fortunately he is outside the house of a kindly old lady who allows him to put on the fairy dress she was making for her granddaughter and go home wearing it. Another explains that, to save time and trouble with hairdressing and damage to her good quality clothes, a girl has her hair cut short and is made to wear boys' clothes for the duration of her holiday. Warm, witty and full of fun: a delight for fans of gender-swapping fiction everywhere.


Crossdressing in Context, Vol. 1 Dress & Gender

Author: Gregory G. Bolich,Ph. D. G. G. Bolich

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615156339

Category: Reference

Page: 310

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The first in a five volume set, this book reestablishes dress as a foundational context for crossdressing. This major study demonstrates the interplay between sex, gender, and clothes, especially as these relate to transgender behaviors, of which crossdressing is the best-known.

No Man's Land

The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century

Author: Sandra M. Gilbert,Susan Gubar

Publisher: Yale University Press

ISBN: 9780300050257

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 476

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V.1 the war of the words. V.2 sexchanges.

The Horseman on the Roof

A Novel

Author: Jean Giono

Publisher: North Point Press

ISBN: 146688777X

Category: Fiction

Page: 430

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Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than The Horseman on the Roof. This novel, which Giono began writing in 1934 and which was published in 1951, expanded and solidified his reputation as one of Europe's most important writers. This is a novel of adventure, a roman courtois, that tells the story of Angelo, a nobleman who has been forced to leave Italy because of a duel, and is returning to his homeland by way of Provence. But that region is in the grip of a cholera epidemic, travelers are being imprisoned behind barricades, and exposure to the disease is almost certain. Angelo's escapades, adventures, and heroic self-sacrifice in this hot, hallucinatory landscape, among corpses, criminals and rioting townspeople, share this epic tale.

Der Geschmack des Sommers

Author: Sarah Ockler

Publisher: cbt Verlag

ISBN: 3641107288

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 416

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Delilahs Leben fällt überall auseinander: ihre schulischen Leistungen sind miserabel, sie hat einen Nicht-Freund, mit dem sie nichts außer der Möglichkeit zu vergessen verbindet, und die Beziehung zu ihrer Mutter Claire ist alles andere als harmonisch. Vor allem der große Familienstreit vor acht Jahren steht zwischen ihnen. Als ihre Großmutter plötzlich stirbt, kehrt Delilah mit Claire in das Haus zurück, in dem sie früher jeden Sommer verbracht haben. Und dort begegnet sie nicht nur der Vergangenheit, sondern auch Patrick – ihrem gut aussehenden Freund von damals ...

Calendar Girl Mai

Author: Audrey Carlan

Publisher: Ullstein eBooks

ISBN: 3843713553

Category: Fiction

Page: 160

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Mr Mai ist ein Mann für die einsame Insel - und für heiße Nächte ... Dass sie einmal als Bademoden-Model arbeiten würde, hätte sich Mia nicht träumen lassen, schließlich ist sie alles andere als dünn. Doch die 100.000 Dollar, die sie für das Shooting bekommt, bringen sie ihrem Ziel näher, die Schulden ihres Vaters zu begleichen und ihm so das Leben zu retten. Und dann steht sie ihrem Shootingpartner, den Samoaner Tai Niko, gegenüber. Sein mit Tattoos verzierter Körper ist zum Niederknien, sein Angebot klar und deutlich: Vier Wochen pure Lust. Kann Mia in Tais Armen vergessen, dass Wes ihr Herz gebrochen hat?


Kicker im Kleid

Author: David Walliams

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644401365

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

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Dennis ist ein großer Fußballfan, genau wie alle seine Freunde, wie sein Vater und sein Bruder. Seine zweite Leidenschaft jedoch ist ein großes Geheimnis: Dennis liebt Mode. Jeden Monat kauft er sich eine neue «Vogue». Ein Glück, dass er in Lisa eine Verbündete findet – und eine gute Freundin. Bis Lisa auf eine ziemlich verrückte Idee kommt und Dennis einen noch verrückteren Einfall hat, wie er Fußball und Mode unter einen Hut bringen kann!

While Wandering

A Walking Companion

Author: Duncan Minshull

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448191920

Category: Travel

Page: 432

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‘A book to start your heart and feet beating for the road’ The Times With its stories of strolling, poems about pavement-pounding and wonderings on wandering, this is the indispensable collection for the flâneur and the rambler – and everyone in between. Take a turn with Jane Austen, stride side by side with Colm Tóibín, let restless William Wordsworth lead you through brook and road before a detour with Stella Gibbons to the park.Whether mountaineering with Mark Twain or visiting Oxford Street with Julian Barnes – be sure to take this anthology with you on your ambulations. With a new foreword by Robert Macfarlane. Previously published with the title The Vintage Book of Walking

A Scattering Of Daisies

Author: Susan Sallis

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144810940X

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Beginning the wonderful, heartwarming story of the Rising family. Will Rising had dragged himself from humble beginnings to his own small tailoring business in Gloucester - and on the way he'd fallen violently in love with Florence, refined, delicate, and wanting something better for her children. March was the eldest girl, the least loved, the plain, unattractive one who, as the family grew, became more and more the household drudge. But March, a strange, intelligent, unhappy child, had inherited some of her mother's dreams. March Rising was determined to break out of the round of poverty and hard work, to find wealth, and love, and happiness.

Notes and Queries

A Medium of Intercommunication for Literary Men, General Readers Etc. ...

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Publisher: N.A

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Print the Legend

The Life and Times of John Ford

Author: Scott Eyman

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451685114

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 656

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"When the legend becomes fact, print the legend." This line comes from director John Ford's film, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, but it also serves as an epigram for the life of the legendary filmmaker. Through a career that spanned decades and included work on dozens of films -- among them such American masterpieces as The Searchers, The Grapes of Wrath, The Quiet Man, Stagecoach, and How Green Was My Valley -- John Ford managed to leave as his legacy a body of work that few filmmakers will ever equal. Yet as bold as the stamp of his personality was on each film, there was at the same time a marked reticence when it came to revealing anything personal. Basically shy, and intensely private, he was known to enjoy making up stories about himself, some of them based loosely on fact but many of them pure fabrications. Ford preferred instead to let his films speak for him, and the message was always masculine, determined, romantic, yes, but never soft -- and always, always totally "American." If there were other aspects to his personality, moods and subtleties that weren't reflected on the screen, then no one really needed to know. Indeed, what mattered to Ford was always what was up there on the screen. And if it varied from reality, what did it matter? When you are creating legend, fact becomes a secondary matter. Now, in this definitive look at the life and career of one of America's true cinematic giants, noted biographer and critic Scott Eyman, working with the full participation of the Ford estate, has managed to document and delineate both aspects of John Ford's life -- the human being and the legend. Going well beyond the legend, Eyman has explored the many influences that were brought to play on this remarkable and complex man, and the result is a rich and involving story of a great film director and of the world in which he lived, as well as the world of Hollywood legend that he helped to shape. Drawing on more than a hundred interviews and research on three continents, Scott Eyman explains how a saloon-keeper's son from Maine helped to shape America's vision of itself, and how a man with only a high school education came to create a monumental body of work, including films that earned him six Academy Awards -- more than any filmmaker before or since. He also reveals the truth of Ford's turbulent relationship with actress Katharine Hepburn, recounts his stand for freedom of speech during the McCarthy witch-hunt -- including a confrontation with archconservative Cecil B. DeMille -- and discusses his disfiguring alcoholism as well as the heroism he displayed during World War II. Brilliant, stubborn, witty, rebellious, irascible, and contradictory, John Ford remains one of the enduring giants in what is arguably America's greatest contribution to art -- the Hollywood movie. In Print the Legend, Scott Eyman has managed at last to separate fact from legend in writing about this remarkable man, producing what will remain the definitive biography of this film giant.