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Books about gender and transgender rights, butch/femme, history, and activism.

The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression Cover Image
$19.76
ISBN: 9781626259461
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Published: New Harbinger Publications - February 2nd, 2018

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.


Nonbinary: Memoirs of Gender and Identity Cover Image
By Micah Rajunov (Editor), A. Scott Duane (Editor)
$24.20
ISBN: 9780231185332
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Published: 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.


Gender Queer: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781549304002
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Published: 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.


How to Understand Your Gender: A Practical Guide for Exploring Who You Are Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781785927461
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Published: 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


Seeing Gender: An Illustrated Guide to Identity and Expression Cover Image
By Iris Gottlieb, Meredith Talusan (Foreword by)
$24.75
ISBN: 9781452176611
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Published: Chronicle Books - October 22nd, 2019

Seeing 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.


Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story Cover Image
$15.30
ISBN: 9780735218840
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Published: 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)


Becoming a Man: The Story of a Transition Cover Image
By P. Carl
$23.40
ISBN: 9781982105099
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Published: 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.


I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl's Notes from the End of the World Cover Image
$14.36
ISBN: 9781551527758
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 15th, 2019

Winner, Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender Variant Literature; American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book

What 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?


A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities Cover Image
By Mady G. (Illustrator), J.R. Zuckerberg (Illustrator), Mady G. , J.R. Zuckerberg
$8.99
ISBN: 9781620105863
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Published: 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!


A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns Cover Image
$7.19
ISBN: 9781620104996
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Published: 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 under


They/Them/Their: A Guide to Nonbinary and Genderqueer Identities Cover Image
$27.45
ISBN: 9781785924835
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Published: 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.


Life Isn't Binary: On Being Both, Beyond, and In-Between Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9781785924798
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Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - May 21st, 2019

'Barker and Iantaffi have written the book we all need for this moment in time.' - CN Lester


Original Plumbing: The Best of Ten Years of Trans Male Culture Cover Image
By Amos Mac (Editor), Rocco Kayiatos (Editor), Tiq Milan (Introduction by)
$31.46
ISBN: 9781936932597
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Published: 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.


Trans Love: An Anthology of Transgender and Non-Binary Voices Cover Image
By Freiya Benson (Editor)
$17.96
ISBN: 9781785924323
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Published: Jessica Kingsley Publishers - August 21st, 2019

Selected as a 2019 LGBT Book of the Year by Dazed and Ms. Magazine


Amateur: A Reckoning with Gender, Identity, and Masculinity Cover Image
$14.40
ISBN: 9781501168758
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Published: 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

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Trans Allyship Workbook: Building Skills to Support Trans People In Our Lives Cover Image
By Davey Shlasko, Kai Hofius (Illustrator)
$13.19
ISBN: 9780990636915
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Published: 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 -


We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan Cover Image
By Lou Sullivan, Ellis Martin (Editor), Zach Ozma (Editor)
$17.96
ISBN: 9781643620176
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Published: Nightboat Books - September 24th, 2019

"Celebratory, even radical"--The New Yorker

"Monumental"--Hyperallergic


Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More Cover Image
$15.29
ISBN: 9781476709130
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Published: 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
 


Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation Cover Image
$16.19
ISBN: 9781580053082
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Published: 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.


You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery Cover Image
By Dara Hoffman-Fox, Zinnia Jones (Foreword by), Sam Dylan Finch (Foreword by), Zander Keig (Foreword by)
$15.29
ISBN: 9781510723054
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Published: Skyhorse - September 26th, 2017

Are you wrestling with questions surrounding your gender that just don’t seem to go away?


Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders (Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiog) Cover Image
$17.96
ISBN: 9780299287344
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Published: 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.


Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue Cover Image
$23.10
ISBN: 9780231157131
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Published: 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.


Transgender Warriors: Making History from Joan of Arc to Dennis Rodman Cover Image
$22.46
ISBN: 9780807079416
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Published: Beacon Press - June 30th, 1997

With a New Afterword


Transgender History, second edition: The Roots of Today's Revolution Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781580056892
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Published: Seal Press - November 7th, 2017

A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout


Gender Failure Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781551525365
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - April 8th, 2014

"Being a girl was something that never really happened for me."--Rae Spoon


Bible and the Transgender Experience: How Scripture Supports Gender Variance Cover Image
$16.20
ISBN: 9780829820423
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Published: 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 God


Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781580056229
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Published: Seal Press - March 8th, 2016

In this updated second edition, biologist and trans woman Julia Serano reveals a unique perspective on femininity, masculinity, and gender identity.


decolonizing trans/gender 101 Cover Image
$8.00
ISBN: 9780993793516
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Published: 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?


The Trans Partner Handbook: A Guide for When Your Partner Transitions Cover Image
$16.16
ISBN: 9781785922275
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Published: 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.


The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals Cover Image
$15.26
ISBN: 9781573443180
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Published: 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.