A Queer and Pleasant Danger: The true story of a nice Jewish by Kate Bornstein

By Kate Bornstein

A stunningly unique memoir of a pleasant Jewish boy who joined the Church of Scientology and left twelve years later, eventually transitioning to a lady. many years later, she stopped calling herself a girl and have become well-known as a gender outlaw. 

Kate Bornstein—gender theorist, functionality artist, author—is set to alter lives along with her compelling memoir. Wickedly humorous and disarmingly sincere, this is often Bornstein's so much intimate booklet but, encompassing her early youth and youth, collage at Brown, a existence within the theater, 3 marriages and fatherhood, the Scientology hierarchy, transsexual existence, LGBTQ politics, and existence at the highway as a sought-after speaker.

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