Thomas Page McBee

Writer; Author, Man Alive

Thomas Page McBee is a writer. A former senior editor at Quartz, he 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, and Glamour. Author of the new book, Amateur, his Lambda Award-winning memoir, Man Alive, was named a best book of 2014 by NPR Books, BuzzFeed, Kirkus, and Publisher’s Weekly. A newly minted television writer, McBee speaks about masculinity all over the country, is a regular media commentator on gender issues, and was the first trans man to box in Madison Square Garden.

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