2) It struck me as odd that you mention in Alice in Genderland that your wife preferred not knowing exactly what you’re up to as Alice, and yet. Alice in Genderland is the memoir of Dr. Richard Novic, a successful psychiatrist who, in a certain milieu, is known as Alice: a six feet tall. Collection: LadyLike. Institution: Transgender Oral History Project. Creator: Creative Design Services. Date: Topics: Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Drag.
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I have been researching my own TG issues and stumbled onto this fascinating book. It’s the rather well-written, compelling autobiography of a crossdressing psychiatrist who has negotiated a remarkable degree of freedom within his marriage and been able to live life to the fullest. Like most transgendered individuals, Richard’s childhood history is an uncanny parallel to my own youthful confusion. qlice
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And I found his book to be a vivid and accurate document of the TG social scene in L. Nothing is left out to protect the innocent, and Dr. Novic breaks down many walls with his honest and gendetland communication.
I admire Richard’s ability to understand Alice’s basic needs and ultimately get those needs met. Many of us TG’s just have too much emotional baggage from years spent trying to live up to being “the good son”–to sort out our own best path and maintain our self worth.
It can be a difficult balancing act, which for some causes great guilt, shame, and even suicide. In the end, after a high-wire act of amazing adventures genderlad near disasters, Dr. Richard Novic finds his balance, and offers the world a wonderful story and special fund TG knowledge in “Alice in Genderland.
People may eventually come in contact with these people at work or at social functions and should educated thems elves about these peoples’ motivations and trials and tribulations about their compulsions to do what they do. As long as they don’t force their lifestyle in my face and are honest courteous people otherwise, I feel it would benefit sociey to learn as much about these people as possible.
Fear is usually dispelled by knowledge! I admire those transgendered people brave enough to put themselves out there in public eg Bruce Jenner who are trying to dispell myths and educate the rest of us.
Alice in Genderland: A Crossdresser Comes of Age
Written from a very human perspective and the everyday life gendwrland a transgendered person. Focuses on all aspects good and bad, but never clearly makes a judgement of anyone or their reasons for being an ything but what they are.
Good read, once started, hard to put down. This is a diary of a crossdresser. Balancing relationships as a man and as a woman. Dr Novic is fortunate to have some4place to go when dressed.
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Skip to main content. Thanks, Doc Written from a very human perspective and the everyday life of a transgendered person. Why is this review inappropriate?