Thomas Page McBee

Man Alive

Thomas Page McBee

Talk: Man Alive

Thomas’s memoir is about his gender transition decision-making, female to male. It’s a sharp and accessible book that discusses masculinity, what it’s like to pass as a man, the dangers inherent in making that choice, as well as the knowledge gleaned in this unique position. Thomas writes the Self Made Man column on The Rumpus and is a regular contributor to the New York Times, Vice, The Atlantic, and others.

Thomas Page Mcbee

Thomas Page McBee was the 'masculinity expert' for VICE and has written the columns 'Self-Made Man' for the Rumpus and 'The American Man' for Pacific Standard. His essays and reportage have appeared in the New York Times, Playboy, The Atlantic, Glamour, Salon, and Buzzfeed, where he was a regular contributor on gender issues.

Man Alive: A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man

In Man Alive, Thomas Page McBee attempts to answer that question by focusing on two of the men who most impacted his life&mash;one, his otherwise ordinary father who abused him as a child, and the other, a mugger who almost killed him.

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