The Way of Tenderness - Press

Awakening through Race, Sexuality, and Gender

“What does liberation mean when I have incarnated in a particular body, with a particular shape, color, and sex?”



144 pages, 5x8 inches


ISBN 9781614291251

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eBook Bundle (PDF, epub, mobi)


ISBN 9781614291497

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Publishers Weekly review—“A thought-provoking, much-needed addition to contemporary Buddhist literature.” (February 2015)

“What Does It Mean to Be a Human Being” in Foreword Reviews

“6 LGBT Books to Celebrate Pride Month” in Foreword Reviews

Tricycle review (Spring 2015)

Foreword Reviews review (2/27/2015)

Full Contact Enlightenment review“This book is essential reading for all Buddhists. Essential.” (1/15/2015)

San Francisco Zen Center review—“A thoughtful and poignant book.” (3/24/2015)

American Buddhist Perspective review—“As a reviewer I find myself struggling to do justice to even small parts of the book, let alone the work as a whole.” (3/7/2015)

Catherine Gammon review

Spirituality & Practice review

The Lion’s Roar—excerpt

Decolonizing Yoga—excerpt

Conscious Variety—excerpt (5/4/2015)