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Moxie, Vol. 1 by Jay Sennett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2018 by Homofactus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
"Small, hidden, mind-blowing: that’s how I remember my transsexual community in 1996." So begins Moxie, a collection of essays written by award-winning author and publisher Jay Sennett. Sennett began living as a man in 1996, a time before the term transgender was commonly used. In the 20 years since, he has experienced many unexpected aspects of being a man, and of living with hormones.
How to Fail Miserably at Being Queer by Giselle Renarde
Series: Everything I've Done Wrong. Price: Free! Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian
Okay, let’s be clear about something: there’s no right or wrong way to be queer. But if you’re anything like Giselle, you’ve got insecurities up the wazoo. Even when you’re proud of your sexuality and gender identity, it seems like there’s always a voice out there (or in your head) saying you’re doing queerness wrong. Maybe if we feel united by our insecurities, there’s hope of moving past them.
Self-Organizing Men by Jay Sennett
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2017 by Homofactus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Men's sexuality
Female to Male transgender men discuss what it means to be a man, concluding a man is a man because he says he is.
TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress… and Won! by Riki Wilchins
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,860. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2017 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » History
This is the inside story of how in just a few years, a handful of trans activists would come together in the face of enormous difficulties and opposition to launch from the very margins of society what would grow into the modern political movement for gender rights.
Сказка 44ого калибра by Anna von Schardt
Price: Free! Words: 5,930. Language: Russian. Published: December 5, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
«Сказка 44ого калибра» весьма реальна, не смотря на все фантастические элементы. Это 4 «сказки» в стиле Гофмана о губительной любви, запретах общества, падении человека, борьбе света и тьмы. Ничего нового: просто чувства и судьбы двух связанных друг с другом людей, которые пронизывают эпохи.
Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism by Julia Serano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,680. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl and Excluded) combines elements of memoir, historical account, gender theory, and activist philosophy in her third book, Outspoken. This collection (spanning a decade of her work as a writer and trans feminist) provides an insightful overview of where transgender activism has been, and compelling analysis of where it should head in the future.
The Reluctant Man: How Fighting Transgender for 60 Years Influenced My Life by A.C. Llewellyn
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 122,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2016 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
This is A.C. Llewellyn’s life story from age 4 to age 74. It is a memoir, with many layers. It is of the warts and all type, with no one getting off scot free or even lightly. Originally released in 2012 as Loki’s Joke under the pseudonym Penny Blackwell, this is a revised, re-titled and expanded edition released in the author’s own name.
No Jam Butterfly: A Transgender Novella by Nicole Jay
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,150. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Live life through the eyes of a transgender woman. In this novella, I write about my personal experiences as a transgender woman before I identified as transgender. This novella focuses on how transgender feelings affect someone before they themselves know that they're transgender. It touches on matters of love, suicide, confusion, and dysphoria.
A Week in the Woods with Family: Letters from an Author in Cottage Country by Giselle Renarde
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
What happens when five completely mature adults spend a week together at a cottage? In this intimate portrait of real life events, celebrated author Giselle Renarde pens a series of letters home from the woods. Alternating between humorous, heart-wrenching, mundane, and much more, these in-depth communications are part secret confession, part reflection on writing, part letter home from camp.
I Promised Not To Tell - Raising A Transgender Child by Cheryl B. Evans
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,680. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
2017 Reader's Favorite Bronze Medal Winner! A must read for a parent, relative or friend of a gender questioning or transgender person. So much better than a textbook. It is a deeply personal and emotional parenting memoir told by the mother of a transgender child. This book is for anyone who would like to learn more about transgenderism. Beautifully written, you will not be disappointed!
Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad by Trevor MacDonald
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,910. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Gay and lesbian, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
“A deeply compelling memoir from a transgender man who birthed and breastfed his children – it’s informative, inspiring, and transformational.” – DIANA WEST, co-author of The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding, 8th edition
The Transgender Monologues, Gender, Sexuality, and LGBT Life by Joanne Borden
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
This is a different, informative, and entertaining book regarding issues of life, which will interest LGBT people but mostly transgender people, their loved ones, and students/professionals in the social sciences. Within the 58 monologues are a close examination of everyday issues. The author, is the winner of the Best Storyteller Award at NYC Fresh Fruit Festival of 2012.
We Are Valid! by Mason Garret Godwaldt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,480. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Coming out
Everyone has identity struggles. What do I want to be when I grow up? What group do I belong too? For Transgender people, it goes well beyond that. The questions change to “Will I ever be the true me?”, “Do I belong at all?”
Pencil Me In: A Trans Perspective in a Gendered World by Michael Eric Brown
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,080. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Michael Eric Brown shares not only his personal life as a transgender man, but he also talks candidly about gender roles and societal expectations. Approaching the subjects with frankness and occasional humor, he shares his experiences as well as those of countless others in the transgender community in order to communicate openly what it means to be a transgender individual in today’s society.
Between Shadow and Sun: A Husband's Journey Through Gender - A Wife's Labor of Love by Tina White
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 69,000. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
A revealing look at what it feels like for a person - and a family - to struggle with gender. Tina and Mary are especially effective at describing their experience for those who find it difficult to comprehend what it feels like to live in the "wrong" gender and why transition is so important.
Trans Boomer: A Memoir of My Journey from Female to Male by Lee Jay
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,170. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
This book tells the story of one Baby Boomer's life: from a religious childhood to teenage rebellion to an adulthood in which he finally is able to live life as his true self.
Transgenders in the U.S. Military: Policies, Problems, and Prospects - Transvestites, Drag Queens, Transsexual, Genderqueer, Comparative Perspectives, Medical Standards, Historical Evolution by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 120,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study explores the policies, problems, and prospects related to transgenders serving in the U.S. military.
ampersonate by choosethesword
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Ampersonate is a quasi-autobiography, a dreamscape of personified philosophy, an exploration of gender and sexuality. It is a collection of insecurities, an externalization of internalization, a love letter to the parts of the world that I don’t hate, a topography of my heart.
An Unwanted Penis: Parenting Fears of Gender Non-Conforming Youth by Catherine Thorpe
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
In, an unwanted penis, author CatherineThorpe helps parents navigate the confusion and fear that surround gender identity and offers strategies for eliminating expectations and learning to accept their children without conditions.
Christine Jorgensen by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,400. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Biographies
Christine Jorgensen was the first highly publicized sex/gender reassignment in the United States. Though her surgery was the work of Danish physicians, she was an American and a military veteran. My ebook looks at the surgery and the public reaction to Christine's transformation. By 1971 the sex revolution began to leave out the family unit, a development that perplexed and troubled Jorgensen.