F2M: The Boy Within
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Comic Graphic Novel in Development
‘The Boy Within’ is being illustrated as a comic graphic novel by NZ comic artist, transman Sam Orchard. Inspired by ‘f2m:the boy within’
The Spinoff interview about the process and philosophy of developing diverse comic characters
Hazel Edwards and Ryan Kennedy co-wrote the novel f2m:the boy within and collaborated via Skype using a webcam. By writing together online and using web conferencing, they developed the entire novel using web 2.0 tools.
Youtube Doco on reactions to controversial subject. (Kailash Studios psychologist Meredith Fuller interviews co-authors)
Approachable introduction for gender discussions with families via fiction.
Resources and NZ Support groups
Check Ryan’s blog about ‘f2m:the boy within’ inclusion in ‘The White Ravens’
Bright Ideas (School Library Association of Victoria) An International 3 Way Webchat for Gippsland Youth: Co-authors reply via Skype to youth questions
2013_f2m-the-boy-within-discussion-notes-educational-resources.pdf for book clubs & educators
with hypotheticals, activities and gender facts.