Trans/Love
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Edited by Morty Diamond Exploring the crossroads of gender and sexuality, Trans/Love offers unusually engaging narratives that create a raw and honest depiction of dating, sex, love, and relationships within the gender variant community. FTM, MTF, thirdgender, genderqueer, and other non-traditional identities beyond the gender binary of traditional male and female are included in this often heart-warming, occasionally heartbreaking, always heartfelt anthology. Scroll down to reserve and borrow Leave your details in the form at …
Persistence: All ways butch and femme
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Edited by Ivan Coyote & Zena Sharman In the summer of 2009, butch writer and storyteller Ivan E. Coyote and gender researcher and femme dynamo, Zena Sharman wrote down a wish-list of their favourite queer authors; they wanted to continue and expand the ongoing butch-femme conversation. The result is Persistence: All ways Butch and Femme. Scroll down to reserve and borrow Leave your details in the form at the bottom to reserve or borrow, and …
I am J
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By Chris Beam J had always felt different. He was certain that eventually everyone would understand who he really was: a boy mistakenly born as a girl. Yet as he grew up, his body began to betray him; eventually J stopped praying to wake up a “real boy” and started covering up his body, keeping himself invisible — from his family, from his friends… from the world. But after being deserted by the best friend …
Sexual Metamorphosis
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Edited by Jonathan Ames In Sexual Metamorphosis, Ames presents the personal narratives of sixteen gender pioneers. Here is Christine Jorgensen, the first celebrity transsexual, greeting thousands of well-wishers from the stage of Madison Square Garden. Here is Caroline Cossey, former model and Bond (as in James) girl, being outed in the tabloid press. Here is Jennifer Finney Boylan discussing her impending transformation with her heartbroken spouse and supportive yet confused colleagues. The result is a …
From the inside out
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Edited by Morty Diamond Born female yet not identifying with that gender assignment, these writers illuminate the experiences of those who identify as FTM (Female to Male), and those whose gender is more fluid, genderqueers and thirdgenders. Exploring many aspects of gender identity change, from dating to disclosure to family issues, these stories, essays and poems offer heartfelt insight into the dynamics of identity politics and the definition of self. Book donated by boigrrlwonder Scroll …
Genderqueer: Voices from beyond the sexual binary
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Edited by Joan Nestle, Clare Howell and Riki Wilchins Perhaps more than any other issue, gender identity has galvanized the queer community in recent years. The questions go beyond the nature of male/female to a yet-to-be-traversed region that lies somewhere between and beyond biologically determined gender. In this groundbreaking anthology, three experts in gender studies and politics navigate around rigid, societally imposed concepts of two genders to discover and illuminate the limitless possibilities of identity. …
Stone Butch Blues
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by Leslie Feinberg Winner of the American Library Association Gay & Lesbian book award and the Lambada Literary award. Woman or man? This internationally acclaimed novel looks at the world through the eyes of Jess Goldberg, a masculine girl growing up in the “Ozzie and Harriet” McCarthy era and coming out as a young butch lesbian in the pre-Stonewall gay drag bars of a blue-collar town. Stone Butch Blues traces a propulsive journey, powerfully evoking …
What We Left Behind
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by Robin Talley From the critically acclaimed author of Lies We Tell Ourselves comes an emotional, empowering story of what happens when love may not be enough to conquer all  Toni and Gretchen are the couple everyone envied in high school. They’ve been together forever. They never fight. They’re deeply, hopelessly in love. When they separate for their first year at college—Toni to Harvard and Gretchen to NYU—they’re sure they’ll be fine. Where other long-distance …
Stand by your Man (And Stay Sane in the Process!)
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Edited by Craig Andrews This book has been produced by FTM Australia (also known as Men’s Ts Resources in Australia) to provide clear and reassuring information, to dispel disturbing myths, and to share the thoughts and experiences of others in situations similar to yours. Scroll down to reserve and borrow Leave your details in the form at the bottom to reserve or borrow, and then return the book next month. Simple!
Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity
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by Mattilda Nobody Passes is a collection of essays that confronts and challenges the very notion of belonging. By examining the perilous intersections of identity, categorization, and community, contributors challenge societal mores and countercultural norms. Nobody Passes explores and critiques the various systems of power seen (or not seen) in the act of “passing.” In a pass-fail situation, standards for acceptance may vary, but somebody always gets trampled on. This anthology seeks to eliminate the …