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When I wrote Sex Changes, I never imagined that other women would identify with the term transwidow. But then, I never imagined all the pain that was out there – women going through remarkably similar experiences and receiving breath-takingly little support. Fortunately, we can stand for ourselves and each other. In a stifling climate, we can raise our voices and refuse to be silenced. I remain deeply grateful for all who have offered their support to me.

I’ve been asked to provide the link to a site that readers of this blog might want to explore.

transwidows.tumblr.org

 

 

 

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January 21, 2016 · 12:02 pm

The Riveter: Moving Pictures Take Two

My latest blog post, on The Riveter.

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June 11, 2014 · 10:47 am

2012 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize Winner

2012 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize Winner Christine Benvenuto

Author Christine Benvenuto is the winner of the 2012 Brooklyn Non-Fiction Prize for her story “Death in Brooklyn.” 

Christine Benvenuto grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated from Sarah Lawrence College.  She is the author of “Sex Changes: A Memoir of Marriage, Gender, and Moving On” and “Shiksa: The Gentile Woman in the Jewish World” and her short stories and articles have appeared in many publications. 

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December 17, 2012 · 6:42 pm

St. Martin’s Press

Sex Changes: A Memoir of Marriage, Gender, and Moving On 

 

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October 8, 2012 · 3:00 pm