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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.
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.
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.
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.
Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family & Themselves by Mitch Kellaway
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,720. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
27 men who transitioned from female-to-male illuminate their roles as male community members: Fathers, sons, brothers, husbands, boyfriends, friends, and mentors. Offering an incredible range of cultural, class, ethnic, spiritual, and generational backgrounds, their writing addresses topics including birthing and raising children, gay male sexuality, facing racism, and finding solace in religion.
I'm Not The Man I Used To Be by Kenna Dixon
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 68,880. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013 by Clay Reston. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Informative, brutally honest, thought-provoking and funny, this is the true life story of a transgender person who, after five decades of secrecy, accepts the spirit trapped inside and sets it free.
One Trans Woman’s Spiritual Journey by Lorrainne Sade Baskerville
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 66,990. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013 by booksmango. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
A true story Transcending into womanhood in Phuket, Thailand Everyone sees what you appear to be... Few people experience what you really are... Because of the way we look... And because of the way society sees us...
Natalae... From Across The Universe by Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis
Series: Social Awareness, Book 1 · , Book 1. You set the price! Words: 162,910. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
Lessons learned from a personal journey and struggle for peace A memoir Natalae Jaennae Alluneedis This book is about my personal journey through life from James to me, Natalae, how the expression of who I am has affected those around me, and ultimately how all of us are impacted… even you.
Undercover Girl: Growing up transgender by Jill Davidson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 125,200. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
In 1966, on the edge of a puberty she doesn't want, a transgender girl hears a news story, and knows there are other people like her. Will she ever become her true self? A story of love, hope, friendship, growing up, and acceptance, with some comedy and terror thrown in.
Left-Hander in London: A Field Guide to Transgenders, Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals - In the Family, On the Job and In the Pew by JJ Marie Gufreda
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,590. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
The candid, funny and sometimes surprising story of the transition when an ordinary Joe becomes a Jane. JJ’s sheer ordinariness is what makes this first-hand account so powerful. This could be your neighbor, coworker, cousin, brother or spouse. LHIL is a powerful, amusing and informative book about embracing your true inner self and moving beyond tolerance and acceptance to enjoying diversity.
Refuse by Elliott Deline
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 80,500. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General(4.50 from 10 reviews)
Dean, a 22-year old female-to-male-transsexual, is no LGBT poster boy. Unemployed, depressed, mid-transition, friendless, and still living in the upstairs bedroom of his parents’ house, he can think of little to do but write his memoir. In the third person, he tells the tale of his would-be love affair with his college roommate, Colin, another trans man with a girlfriend and a successful band.