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Refuse
By Elliott DeLine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,520. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Transgender
0.5 star(4.56 from 9 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.
Edge: Travels of an Appalachian Leather Bear
By Jeff Mann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,070. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2014 by Lethe Press. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Travel
The autobiographical essays in Edge offer insight into the passions of acclaimed author Jeff Mann. These memories, insightful as they are endearing, range from his boyhood obsession with the gothic allure of Dark Shadows, to the doubt and pain of being a Southerner and so at the edge of the gay community, and the appeal of leather bars and bear culture.
Holy Terror: Lies the Christian Right Tells Us to Deny Gay Equality
By Mel White
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,870. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2013 by Riverdale Avenue Books. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
In this book, Mel White argues that the true goals of today's fundamentalists are to break down the wall that separates church and state, superimpose their "moral values" on the US Constitution, replace democracy with theocratic rule, and ultimately create a new "Christian America" in their image. They believe this is a Christian nation that must be returned forcibly to its Christian roots.
The Road to Dalhousie
By Charles Seems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,800. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013 by Petra Books. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
Travel memoir. Family and social relations. Gay community. Growing up and coming out in New Brunswick, Canada.
I Know Very Well How I Got My Name
By Elliott DeLine
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,980. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
To the rest of the world, Dean is a teenage girl—an awkward, boyish teenage girl, but a girl nonetheless. Meeting Amy changes everything. A prequel to his critically-acclaimed novel Refuse, Elliott DeLine’s second book is about the prevailing myths surrounding bullying and abuse, and the hardships of being young and transgender without a community or a roadmap.
Kenna / A Transgender Life
By Kenna Henderson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 59,070. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Clay Reston. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Sexual psychology
The true story of one person's lifelong struggle with gender dysphoria. Intriguing, highly informative and funny, this memoir takes the reader on the journey from initial self-awareness at age six through years of resistance and denial to final acceptance and the ultimate decision to assume a dramatically different role from the one assigned at birth.