Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story by Jacob Tobia

Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story

Jacob Tobia

nonfiction autobiography lgbtqia+ memoir challenging funny reflective medium-paced

330 pages | first published 2019


A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above. From the moment a doctor in Raleigh, North Carolina, put "male"...
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funny 84%
emotional 77%
inspiring 72%
informative 64%
reflective 61%
hopeful 54%
challenging 25%
lighthearted 22%
sad 12%
adventurous 7%
dark 4%
tense 4%


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