The Autistic Trans Guide to Life (Paperback)
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This essential survival guide gives autistic trans and/or non-binary adults all the tools and strategies they need to live as their very best self.Blending personal accounts with evidence-based insights and up-to-date information, and written from a perspective of empowerment and self-acceptance, the book promotes pride, strength and authenticity, covering topics including self-advocacy, mental health and camouflaging and masking as well as key moments in life such as coming out or transitioning socially and/or physically. Written by two leading autistic trans activists, this book honestly charts what life is like as an autistic trans person and is vital, life-affirming reading.
About the Author
Yenn Purkis is autistic and non-binary and has published a range of books with JKP since 2006. They actively speak at autism conferences and have increasingly spoken and written on autism and LGBTQ+ identities and received the ACT Volunteer of the Year award for work in Autism advocacy. Yenn lives in Canberra, Australia. Wenn Lawson is an autistic trans man, psychologist and researcher, who has published prolifically with JKP. He writes and speaks on the topic of gender identity, autism and neurodiversity. He currently co-Chairs the Australian Autism Research Council and is on the Editorial Board for the Autism in Adults journal. He lives in Victoria, Australia.