Quotes by Kate Bornstein

About Kate Bornstein:

Katherine Vandam "Kate" Bornstein is an American author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist. Having been designated male at birth and then received sex reassignment surgery in 1986, Bornstein identifies as gender non-conforming, saying "I don't call myself a woman, and I know I'm not a man", and prefers the gender neutral pronouns "ze/hir" in place of "she/her" or "he/him". Bornstein has also written about having anorexia, being a survivor of PTSD and being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder. Bornstein has chronic lymphocytic leukemia and in September 2012 was diagnosed with lung cancer.

Author Bio

  • NameKate Bornstein
  • DescriptionAmerican author, playwright, performance artist, and gender theorist
  • BornMarch 15, 1948
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionActor; Choreographer; Author
  • AwardsLambda Literary Award