By S. Bear Bergman
Lambda Literary Award finalist
Alternately unsettling and putting forward, devastating and scrumptious, The Nearest go out could be at the back of You is a brand new number of essays on gender and identification by way of S. endure Bergman that's irrevocably sincere and eternally illuminating. With humor and charm, those essays take care of concerns from women's areas to the outdated boys' community, from homosexual male bathhouses to lesbian potlucks, from being a toddler to getting ready to have one. all through, S. undergo Bergman exhibits us there are stuff you research if you are visibly various from these round you—whether it truly is being transgressively gendered or readably queer. As a transmasculine individual, Bergman retains readers breathless and rapt within the freakshow tent lengthy after the halfway has long gone darkish, whilst the nice hooch will get handed round and the easiest tales get informed. Ze bargains certain views on concerns that problem, complicate, and confound the "official tales" approximately how gender and sexuality work.
S. endure Bergman's first publication was once Butch is a Noun (Suspect suggestions Press). Ze is an activist, gender-jammer, and writer of 2 books and 3 award-winning solo degree exhibits. Bergman lately relocated to Burlington, Ontario, from New England.