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Online Sources: Transgender
Book Sources: Transgender
- A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.
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Adventures in the Gender Trade: A Case for Diversity
Call Number: HQ77.7 .A38 2003
"Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: a gender", are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have their identity defined by whether they were born male or female."--Case.
Call Number: HQ77.7 .A744 2012
"This special takes us firsthand into the daily lives of three people who are transgender, revealing a remarkable slice of life. "
Becoming Me: The Gender Within
Call Number: HQ77.9 .B398 2009
"... five transgendered individuals between the ages of 20 and 50 speak openly about what it has meant to them to be transgendered..."
Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by
Call Number: HQ77.9 .K85 2014
"Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken"
Boy I Am
Call Number: HQ77.95.U6 B69 2007
"Follows the transitions of Nicco, Norie and Keegan, three young New Yorkers from different race and class backgrounds, as they prepare for and undergo female to male transition surgery. Their stories are interspersed with interviews with lesbians, activists and theorists who engage with the often-contentious questions and issues that are raised within the queer and feminist communities but are rarely discussed openly."
Call Number: HQ77.7 .G4625 2006
"A look at the lives of several transgender people living in the San Francisco Bay Area, with commentary by experts on the subject."
Growing Up Trans
Call Number: HQ77.7 .G76 2015
"An intimate exploration of the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their parents. Through moving, personal stories of children, parents, and doctors, the film examines new medical interventions increasingly being offered at younger ages."
I am a Woman Now
Call Number: HQ77.7 .I2 2012
"The film is about the first generation of transsexuals who had their sex change in Casablanca back in the mid-1950s to 1960s as they take stock of their lives."
My Brother My Sister: Story of a Transformation by
Call Number: HQ77.8 .H375 2013
"On a visit, the brother of well-known film critic Molly Haskell dropped a bombshell: nearing age sixty, and married, he had decided to become a woman. This book gracefully explores a delicate subject from the perspective of a family member. "
Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Gender and Spiritual Transitions by
Call Number: CT3150.D55 A3 2017
""Now available for the first time--more than 50 years after it was written--is the memoir of Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (1915-62), the British doctor and Buddhist monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to male between 1939 and 1949, and for his groundbreaking 1946 book Self : A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology. Here at last is Dillon/Jivaka's extraordinary life story told in his own words."
Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition by
Call Number: HQ77.8.H55 A3 2014
self"-- Provided by publisher.
"In this Young Adult memoir, a transgender girl shares her personal journey of growing up as a boy and then undergoing gender reassignment during her teens"-- Provided by publisher.
Some Assembly Required by
Call Number: HQ77.8.A53 A3 2014
"We've all felt uncomfortable in our own skin at some point. But for Andrews, it wasn't a phase that would pass. He had been born in the body of a girl and there seemed to be no relief in sight. He details the journey that led him to make the life-transforming decision to undergo gender reassignment as a high school junior: the challenges he faced as a girl, the humiliation and anger he felt after getting kicked out of his private school, and all the mental and physical changes he experienced once his transition began."
A Strange Sort of Being by
Call Number: HQ77.8.L63 L63 2012
The Transgender life of Lucy Ann/Joseph Israel Lobdell, 1829-1912
See Appendix for primary sources
To My Trans Sisters by
Call Number: HQ77.9 .T6 2018
" A collection of letters written by successful trans women sharing the lessons they've learned on their journeys to womanhood, celebrating their achievements, and empowering the next generation to become who they really are."
Transgender People (At issue. Social issues) by
Call Number: HQ77.9 .T71592 2015
"The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations to contact offer a gateway to future research."
Transgender Voices by
Call Number: HQ77.7 .G57 2008
"In this book, sociologist and social justice activist Lori Girshick brings together the voices of 150 sex- and gender-diverse people who speak with absolute courage and candor about their lives."
Trans Generation [four college students switching more than their majors]
Call Number: HQ77.7 .T73 2006
"College is often a place for dramatic self-invention. What could be a more dramatic than a sex change? This mini-series follows four transsexuals, two male-to-female and two female-to-male, as they negotiate the twin minefields of college and gender-reassignment surgery. " Originally produced as an eight-episode television series in 2005.
Transitions of the Heart by
Call Number: HQ77.9 .T725 2012
"A collection of stories by mothers of transgender and gender variant children."
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