Books about gender and transgender rights, butch/femme, history, and activism.
How can you build unshakable confidence and resilience in a world still filled with ignorance, inequality, and discrimination? The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook will teach you how to challenge internalized negative messages, handle stress, build a community of support, and embrace your true self.
Ever wondered what nonbinary and gender nonconforming really mean? Or if it's grammatically correct to use they as a singular pronoun?
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tired of reading yet another trans/gender 101 entirely centered around white people and their normative narratives? tired of feeling like you must be _this_ tall to be trans enough to belong in the community ? tired of feeling like the white trans community is erasing your experiences? having gender feels but not understanding how they fit into the current white hegemonic discourse on gender?
Winner of the John Boswell Prize from the American Historical Association 2018
Winner of the William Sanders Scarborough Prize from the Modern Language Association 2018
Winner of an American Library Association Stonewall Honor 2018
Winner of Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Nonfiction 2018
Winner of the Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies fr$24.30ISBN: 9780525561309Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Viking - May 26th, 2020
"Talusan sails past the conventions of trans and immigrant memoirs." --The New York Times Book Review
"A ball of light hurled into the dark undertow of migration and survival." --Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous$17.96ISBN: 9781787753433Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - October 21st, 2020
If you're transgender, non-binary, or any other gender under the wide and wonderful trans umbrella, this book is for you. A creative journal and workbook with a difference, this book combines coloring pages celebrating trans identity, beauty and relationships, with practical advice, journaling prompts and space for reflection to promote self-affirmation and wellbeing.$24.20ISBN: 9780231185332Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Columbia University Press - April 9th, 2019
What happens when your gender doesn't fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary.$16.19ISBN: 9781549304002Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Oni Press - May 28th, 2019
2020 ALA Alex Award Winner
2020 Stonewall — Israel Fishman Non-fiction Award Honor Book
In 2014, Maia Kobabe, who uses e/em/eir pronouns, thought that a comic of reading statistics would be the last autobiographical comic e would ever write. At the time, it was the only thing e felt comfortable with strangers knowing about em. Now, Gender Queer is here.$17.96ISBN: 9781785927461Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - September 21st, 2017
'For anyone who's ever wished they had a smart, kind, friend with whom they could calmly and safely discuss gender issues: this most excellent book is that kind of friend'. - Kate Bornstein, author of Gender Outlaw$24.75ISBN: 9781452176611Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Chronicle Books - October 22nd, 2019Seeing Gender is an of-the-moment investigation into how we express and understand the complexities of gender today. Deeply researched and fully illustrated, this book demystifies an intensely personal—yet universal—facet of humanity.Email or call for priceISBN: 9780735218840Availability: BackorderedPublished: G.P. Putnam's Sons - March 3rd, 2020
THE NATIONAL BESTSELLER
"Transformative ... If Tobia aspires to the ranks of comic memoirists like David Sedaris and Mindy Kaling, Sissy succeeds." --The New York Times Book Review (A Paperback Row Pick)$23.40ISBN: 9781982105099Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster - January 28th, 2020
“A memoir that is jolting, honest, passionate, and beautifully written” (Claudia Rankine), Becoming a Man explores one man’s gender transition amid a pivotal political moment in America.
Becoming a Man is the striking memoir of P. Carl’s journey to become the man he always knew himself to be.$14.36ISBN: 9781551527758Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 15th, 2019
Winner, Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender Variant Literature; American Library Association Stonewall Honor BookWhat can we hope for at the end of the world? What can we trust in when community has broken our hearts? What would it mean to pursue justice without violence? How can we love in the absence of faith?$8.99ISBN: 9781620105863Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Limerence Press - April 23rd, 2019
A great starting point for anyone curious about queer and trans life, and helpful for those already on their own journeys!
In this quick and easy guide to queer and trans identities, cartoonists Mady G and JR Zuckerberg guide you through the basics of the LGBT+ world!$16.20ISBN: 9780143134367Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - March 17th, 2020
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
One of LitHub's Most Anticipated Books of 2020
An expansive, radiant, and genre-defying investigation into bonding—and how we are shaped by forces we cannot fully know
$15.29ISBN: 9781433829833Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Magination Press - August 27th, 2019
2020 ALA Rainbow Book List Selection$7.19ISBN: 9781620104996Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Limerence Press - June 12th, 2018
A quick, easy and important educational comic guide to using gender-neutral pronouns.
"A great, simple look at the importance of using correct pronouns; extremely accessible to those for whom gender-neutral language is a new concept." –– School Library Journal (starred review)
Archie, a snarky genderqueer artist, is tired of people not underEmail or call for priceISBN: 9781785924835Availability: Special OrderPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - September 19th, 2019
Chosen as one of The List's Hot 100 in 2019.In this insightful and long-overdue book, Eris Young explores what it's like to live outside of the gender binary and how it can impact on one's relationships, sense of identity, use of language and more.$17.96ISBN: 9781785924798Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - May 21st, 2019
'Barker and Iantaffi have written the book we all need for this moment in time.' - CN Lester$31.46ISBN: 9781936932597Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Amethyst Editions - June 11th, 2019
A dynamic celebration of trans male culture, this essential collection makes visible a decade of FTM and transmasculine experiences.
"A decade's worth of unfiltered conversations, radical art, and cultural shifts." --Them.$17.96ISBN: 9781785924323Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - August 21st, 2019
Selected as a 2019 LGBT Book of the Year by Dazed and Ms. Magazine$14.40ISBN: 9781501168758Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scribner - May 14th, 2019
*Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction
*Shortlisted for the Lambda Literary Award
*Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize
One of The Times UK’s Best Memoirs of 2018, BuzzFeed’s Best Nonfiction of 2018, Autostraddle’s Best LGBT Books of 2018, and 52 Insight’s Favorite Nonfiction Books of 2018
<$13.19ISBN: 9780990636915Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Think Again Training - October 1st, 2017
Revised, updated and expanded for 2017 - the new Trans Allyship Workbook is everything you've been wanting to read about trans allyship A workbook to help you build your understanding of trans communities and develop concrete skills for supporting trans people in your life, with over 100 pages of explanation, activities, illustrations and reflections including -$17.96ISBN: 9781643620176Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Nightboat Books - September 24th, 2019
"Celebratory, even radical"--The New Yorker
"Monumental"--Hyperallergic$15.29ISBN: 9781476709130Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Atria Books - December 2nd, 2014
New York Times Bestseller • Winner of the 2015 WOMEN'S WAY Book Prize • Goodreads Best of 2014 Semi-Finalist • Books for a Better Life Award Finalist • Lambda Literary Award Finalist • Time Magazine “30 Most Influential People on the Internet” • American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book
$16.19ISBN: 9781580053082Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Seal Press - August 31st, 2010
In the 15 years since the release of Gender Outlaw, Kate Bornstein's groundbreaking challenge to gender ideology, transgender narratives have made their way from the margins to the mainstream and back again. Today's transgenders and other sex/gender radicals are writing a drastically new world into being.$15.29ISBN: 9781510723054Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Skyhorse - September 26th, 2017
Are you wrestling with questions surrounding your gender that just don’t seem to go away?$17.96ISBN: 9780299287344Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Wisconsin Press - October 8th, 2013
National Jewish Book Award Finalist for Memoir
Professor Jay Ladin made headlines around the world when, after years of teaching literature at Yeshiva University, he returned to the Orthodox Jewish campus as a woman—Joy Ladin.$23.10ISBN: 9780231157131Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Columbia University Press - March 13th, 2012
Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination. Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes.$22.46ISBN: 9780807079416Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Beacon Press - June 30th, 1997
With a New Afterword$17.09ISBN: 9781580056892Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Seal Press - November 7th, 2017
A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout$16.16ISBN: 9781551525365Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 8th, 2014
"Being a girl was something that never really happened for me."--Rae Spoon$16.20ISBN: 9780829820423Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Pilgrim Press - November 1st, 2016
The Bible and the Transgender Experience explores: Whether or not God creates only two genders What Jesus had to say about gender variance Various understandings of "the cross-dressing passage" Gender variant groups and individuals in scripture The movement, within scripture itself, from the exclusion of gender variant people to their inclusion within the people of GodEmail or call for priceISBN: 9781580056229Availability: BackorderedPublished: Seal Press - March 8th, 2016In this updated second edition, biologist and trans woman Julia Serano reveals a unique perspective on femininity, masculinity, and gender identity.$8.00ISBN: 9780993793516Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Biyuti Publishing - June 1st, 2014
tired of reading yet another trans/gender 101 entirely centered around white people and their normative narratives? tired of feeling like you must be _this_ tall to be trans enough to belong in the community ? tired of feeling like the white trans community is erasing your experiences? having gender feels but not understanding how they fit into the current white hegemonic discourse on gender?Email or call for priceISBN: 9781785922275Availability: Special OrderPublished: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - August 21st, 2017
Individuals who transition from one gender to another are often in some degree of a relationship, and over 55% of these relationships endure through the transition process.$15.26ISBN: 9781573443180Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Cleis Press - June 28th, 2008
This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state. Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college.