Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws - 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws - Kate Bornstein (2006)
ISBN 1583227202
Genre Self-help, Relationships, Motivation
Subject Adolescent psychology; Minority teenagers - Psychology; Self-help techniques for teenagers; Sexual minorities - Psychology; Teenagers - Suicidal behavior
Publisher Seven Stories Press
Publication Date 7/1/2006
Format Paperback (176 x 126 mm)
Language eng
Plot

Celebrated transsexual trailblazer Kate Bornstein has, with more humor and spunk than any other, ushered us into a world of limitless possibility through a daring re-envisionment of the gender system as we know it.

Here, Kate bravely and wittily shares personal and unorthodox methods of survival for navigating an often cruel world. A one-of-a-kind guide to staying alive outside the box, Hello, Cruel World is a much-needed unconventional approach to teenage suicide prevention for marginalized youth who want to stay on the edge, but alive.

Hello, Cruel World features a catalog of 101 Alternatives to Suicide that range from the playful (Moisturize), to the irreverent (Disbelieve the Binary), to the highly controversial (Get Laid. Please). Designed to encourage readers to give themselves permission to unleash their hearts' harmless desires, the book has only one directive: "Don't be mean." It is this guiding principle that brings its reader on a self-validating journey, which forges wholly new paths toward a resounding decision to choose life.

Tenderly intimate and unapologetically edgy, Kate is the radical role model, the affectionate best friend, and the guiding mentor all in one kind and spirited package.

A celebrated pioneer for the LGBTQI community, transsexual author and performance artist, Kate Bornstein is the author of the wildly successful books My Gender Workbook and Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and The Rest of Us.

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Product Details
LoC Classification HV6546.B67 2006
Dewey 616.85/844505
Cover Price $16.95
No. of Pages 192