"Adrienne Rich has been a very special friend and critic. She has read the manuscript through all of its stages and provided resources, creative criticism, and constant encouragement. Her work, and her recognition of my work, have meant a great deal to me in the process of this writing."

— For those seeking a cite on the connection between Adrienne Rich and The Transsexual Empire, here’s the note in the acknowledgements section.  (via se-smith)