Joanne Borden


Joanne Borden is a transgender woman. She lives in Nassau County, New York, is a widow, has 2 children and 4 grandchildren who refer to her as Papa Joanne.
Before retiring, Joanne earned a Psychology AB, a Business MBA, and Engineering PE. She was an Industrial Engineering Consultant, was president of two engineering societies, and is a WWII veteran.
In retirement, Joanne is the author of three books: "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook," "The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life" and "Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, the Quest For Transgender Civil Rights."
She has performed in the Vagina Monologues, her own monologues, and several Fresh Fruit Festival Variety Shows (NYC), where she won the Best Story Teller of 2012 award. She has spoken at Transgender Day of Remembrance services, churches, and synagogues on transgender and GLBT issues.
Joanne is a Past Vice President of her League of Women Voters, an advocate for women’s equality, and the civil rights of gender variant people. She often speaks promoting all LGBT issues and has delivered 100+ speeches in county and state legislatures and other venues.


How We Got Our Sexual Orientation
Price: $6.45 USD. Words: 41,170. Language: American English. Published: April 30, 2021 . Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
In this book the author defines the issue and presents the major research done to find the origin and contributing factors to the formation of an individual's sexual orientation. The studies so far have discovered what the researcher believe to be part of the answer. The total mystery of how we got our sexual orientation is answered and verbally and pictorially in this book.
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life
Price: $3.19 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » LGBTQ+ » Transgender, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This is a different, informative, and entertaining book regarding issues of life, which will interest LGBT people but mostly transgender people, their loved ones, and students/professionals in the social sciences. Within the 58 monologues are a close examination of everyday issues. The author, is the winner of the Best Storyteller Award at NYC Fresh Fruit Festival of 2012.
Identical Treatment in the Machine of the Law, The Quest for Transgender Civil Rights
Price: Free! Words: 38,490. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » LGBTQ+ » Politics & society, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
For an easy way to understand transgenderism and explain it to others read this book. Also, read this book's over 50 speeches that are loaded with ideas and arguments when lobbying for transgender civil rights. For a full discussion of transgenderism see this author's other book "Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook" also sold at most eBook retailers.
Transgender Complete, A Virtual Handbook
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 112,370. Language: American English. Published: November 12, 2015 . Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / general
Current and © 2017. This book covers every aspect of transgenderism. It serves transgender people, loved ones, employers, and students/professionals by discussing all the issues, how to interact for a healthy relationship, and why they are ideal employees. It is based on 4 years of full-time research. It includes original research plus180 comments by transgender women and men.