Identity: A Story Of Transitioning

byCorey MaisonIllustratorAhmara Smith

September 22, 2020|
Identity: A Story Of Transitioning by Corey Maison
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What do you do when you are born as one gender, but feel yourself to be another? Gender dysphoria affects thousands of people worldwide, but has been ignored or ridiculed in our culture. With this graphic novel, Corey Maison boldly shares her story of transitioning, so that other kids with gender dysphoria and related conditions will no longer feel so isolated, hopeless, or lost.

Corey Maison was born a girl, trapped in a boy’s body. Growing up, Corey was more interested in dolls than trucks; in dresses than jeans.  Everything about Corey was female . . . except her physicality.

Known as gender dysphoria, this condition is devastating if not acknowledged. But society is slow to be sympathetic to the idea that a person’s gender is not entirely based on physiology, but instead is fluid, and a combination of emotional and psychological self-awareness along with, or sometimes more importantly, physical characteristics.

IDENTITY tells the complex and moving tale of a young person who knows that their true gender is not the one they were assigned at birth. With unconditional love and support from her mother, Corey successfully starts the transition process with hopes of being comfortable in her own skin, being accepted by others, and raising awareness of young people who wish to transition. At 16-years-old, Corey has become a voice for other trans teens, battling bullies and helping others who are on their own individual journeys of identity.
Corey Maison is an 18-year-old from Detroit, Michigan. She currently attends an online virtual academy. She aspires to be a Victoria Secret model someday, as well as act in film and television. Corey is an LGBTQ activist and is determined to raise awareness of transgender youth.  Michelle and Anthony E. Zuiker are the Founders of...
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Title:Identity: A Story Of Transitioning
Format:Paper over Board
Product dimensions:88 pages, 8.38 X 5.38 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:88 pages, 8.38 X 5.38 X 0.5 in
Published:September 22, 2020
Publisher:Zuiker Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:11
ISBN - 13:9781947378247

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