Transcending

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    Transcending

    Trans Buddhist Voices

    Editor: Kevin Manders, Elizabeth Marston

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    The first anthology of its kind gathering the many voices and experiences of transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary Buddhists

    Transcending is the first anthology of its kind to give voice to the experiences of transgender, genderqueer, and non-binary Buddhists. Over thirty contributors from both the Mahayana and Theravada traditions are gathered together in this book to present a vision for a trans Buddhist sangha in the 21st century. The volume shines a light on a new generation of Buddhist role models, giving voice to those who have long been marginalized within the Buddhist world and society at large. While trans, genderqueer, and non-binary practitioners have experienced empowerment and healing through their commitment to the Buddha, dharma, and sangha, they also share their experiences of isolation, transphobia, and aggression. In this diverse collection we hear the firsthand accounts, thoughts, and reflections of non-cis Buddhists from a variety of different lineages. The book is an open invitation for all Buddhists to bring the issue of gender identity into the sangha, into the discourse, and onto the cushion. Only by doing so can we develop insight into our circumstances and grasp our true, essential nature.

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    Trim Size:
    6 x 9
    Page Count:
    192
    Release Date:
    2019-10-22
    ISBN

    About the Author

    Kevin Manders is a trans Buddhist living in Vancouver, B.C., on the un-ceded territory of the
    Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh first nation people. He has been on the dharma path
    for the last 12 years in the Theravada tradition. He works in social service work and is passionate
    about the dharma, social justice issues, anti-racist work, intersectionality, veganism, cycling and
    music.


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