Gays Amy Bloom Analysis

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Did it happen before to see someone and wonder is he/she a transsexuals? Would you take the risk of becoming someone else or push yourself, so hard to be the one others want you to be. In this essay, Amy Bloom uses theories, statistics, and examples to answer these sorts of questions. Bloom is a psychotherapist and American writer. The author was born in 1953in New York. Bloom worked as a clinical social worker for twenty years. Essentially, bloom composed fiction and non-fiction books. The author’s main argument is that society does not seem to accept the idea of transsexuality. She uses strategies such as the statistic and examples. The author’s strangest reason is that transsexual should be treated kindly with respect especially by society…show more content…
Society is making a big deal of transsexuals, which increases the rate of them overtime. This problem make transsexual people to think of surgeries that can help them. The author uses an example, “Lyle was fourteen when he began hormone treatments, with medical approval, fifteen when he had his mastectomies, but twenty-three before he and his parents had enough money for the phalloplasty, the “bottom” surgery” (Bloom 45). Young people think about the surgeries because of how people talk about them behind their back, when they see them wearing womens clothing. Which most of the time their parents don’t got the money for the surgery. Like Lyle’s example he started the hormone treatments when he was a kid. Many parents don’t give their children respect because they are transsexuals. According to Bloom, “ I was horrified when I first heard the stories about this kid, and I imagined meeting his parents and clinically evaluating them as misguided, covertly out their won unhappiness on their helpless child” (45). The author can see that how Lyle’s parents feel toward their son’s situation. However, many parents will believe the way Lyle’s parents believes in and will give no respect to their children’s

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