Nancy is a therapist who specializes in transgender clients. David is a transgender man who needs a letter from a therapist in order to pursue genital surgery. Both of them are taken by surprise when their relationship threatens to expand beyond the boundaries of what is appropriate for a therapist and her client. Meanwhile, Nancy ‘s 16 year old “daughter,” Jessica, is beginning to discover his own transgender identity: Jason. When Nancy refuses to accept that her own rhinestone-loving child could be trans, Jason looks for support at the local LGBT youth center and finds a supportive mentor in David. What will happen when Nancy ‘s two worlds collide? Standards of Care is a harsh and honest exploration of some of the realities that face the trans community.
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Tobias K. Davis (“Toby”) currently works, lives, and writes in Massachusetts with his beloved partner cmoore and their many pets: Albee the Standard Poodle with the nonstandard haircut, Milton and Chaucer the distinguished tuxedo cats, and Daedalus and Icarus the mischievous caique parrots. He is a transgender activist, playwright, and aspiring young adult novelist. His works have been well received by both the transgender community and the theater community at large. He strives to create works which are entertaining, educational, and accessible. Davis received his B.A. in Theatre and Italian at Smith College in 2003 and his Master's Degree in Education with a focus on Social Justice at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 2013. He wonders if he will need to get another degree in 10 years to keep up the trend. He is the author of The Naked I: Monologues from Beyond the Binary, as well as short plays Jack and Diane, Arts and Sciences, and Crossing. You can visit his website at www.tobiaskdavis.com.
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Descrizione libro 20 Theatre Company Twin Cities, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 985535237