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Cameron Esposito · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

From standup comic Cameron Esposito, a memoir that tackles sexuality, gender and equality--and how her Catholic upbringing prepared her for a career as an outspoken lesbian comedian in ways the Pope never could have imagined.Cameron Esposito wanted to be a priest and ended up a standup...
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A Year Without a Name: A Memoir

Cyrus Grace Dunham · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

"Cyrus Grace Dunham has written a classic memoir--passionate and clear eyed and unputdownable. Bravo to this extraordinary new voice." --Mary Karr
For as long as they can remember, Cyrus Grace Dunham felt like a visitor in their own body. Their life was a series of imitations--lovable...
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Red, White & Royal Blue: A Novel

Casey McQuiston · St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 432
Format: Paperback

"I took this with me wherever I went and stole every second I had to read! Absorbing, hilarious, tender, sexy -- this book had everything I crave. I'm jealous of all the readers out there who still get to experience Red, White & Royal Blue for the first time!" - Christina...

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On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong · Penguin Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a shattering portrait of a family, a first love, and the redemptive power of storytelling

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter from a son to a mother who cannot read. Written when the speaker, Little Dog, is in his late twenties, the letter...

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How We Fight for Our Lives: A Memoir

Saeed Jones · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From award-winning poet Saeed Jones, How We Fight for Our Lives is a stunning coming-of-age memoir written at the crossroads of sex, race, and power.

"People don't just happen," writes Saeed Jones. "We sacrifice former versions of ourselves. We sacrifice the people...
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Sissy: A Coming-of-Gender Story

Jacob Tobia · G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A heart-wrenching, eye-opening, and giggle-inducing memoir about what it's like to grow up not sure if you're (a) a boy, (b) a girl, (c) something in between, or (d) all of the above.

"When the political reality facing this country seems dark, we need shinier,...
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Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family

Amy Ellis Nutt · Random House
Pages: 279
Format: Print book

The inspiring true story of a transgender girl, her identical twin brother, and an ordinary American family's extraordinary journey to understand, nurture, and celebrate the uniqueness in us all, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning science reporter for The Washington Post When Wayne and Kelly...
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Middlesex: A Novel

Jeffrey Eugenides · Picador
Pages: 544
Format: Paperback

"I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of l974. . . My birth certificate lists my name as Calliope Helen Stephanides. My most recent...

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The Color Purple

Alice Walker · Open Road Media
Pages: 302
Format: eBook

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this novel about a resilient and courageous woman has become a Broadway show and a cultural phenomenon.

A PBS Great American Read Top 100 Pick

Celie has grown up poor in rural Georgia, despised by the society around...
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Imagine Me Gone

Adam Haslett · Little
Pages: 356
Format: Print book

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

"Haslett is one of the country's most talented writers, equipped with a sixth sense for characterization."--Wall Street Journal

"Ambitious and stirring . . . With Imagine Me Gone, Haslett has reached...
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The gay revolution : the story of the struggle

Lillian Faderman · Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Pages: 794
Format: Print book

The sweeping story of the struggle for gay and lesbian rights - based on amazing interviews with politicians, military figures, and members of the entire LGBT community who face these challenges every day: "This is the history of the gay and lesbian movement that we've been waiting...
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The Hours: A Novel

Michael Cunningham · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 230
Format: Hardcover

A daring, deeply affecting third novel by the author of A Home at the End of the World and Flesh and Blood.

In The Hours, Michael Cunningham, widely praised as one of the most gifted writers of his generation, draws inventively on the life and work of Virginia...
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Speak Now: Marriage Equality on Trial

Kenji Yoshino · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A renowned legal scholar tells the definitive story of Hollingsworth v. Perry, the trial that will stand as the most potent argument for marriage equalitySpeak Now tells the story of a watershed trial that unfolded over twelve tense days in California in 2010. A trial that legalized same-sex...
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Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?

Jeanette Winterson · Grove Press
Pages: 230
Format: Book

Jeanette Winterson's novels have established her as a major figure in world literature. She has written some of the most admired books of the past few decades, including her internationally bestselling first novel, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, the story of a young girl adopted...
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Red: A Crayon's Story

Michael Hall · Greenwillow Books
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

A blue crayon mistakenly labeled as "red" suffers an identity crisis in this picture book by the New York Times-bestselling creator of My Heart Is Like a Zoo and It's an Orange Aardvark! Funny, insightful, and colorful, Red: A Crayon's Story, by Michael Hall, is about being...

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It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity

Theresa Thorn · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 40
Format: Hardcover

Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.

This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. With child-friendly language and vibrant art, It...

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I Am Jazz

Jessica Herthel · Dial Books for Young Readers
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover

The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere

"This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a book...
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Raising the Transgender Child: A Complete Guide for Parents, Families, and Caregivers

Michele Angello · Seal Press
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

Written by top experts in the field, Raising the Transgender Child offers much-needed answers to all the questions parents and other adults ask about raising and caring for transgender and gender diverse children: Is this just a phase? Did I do something to cause this? How do we protect...
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Transgender Child, The: A Handbook for Families and Professionals

Stephanie A Brill · Dreamscape Media
Format: Audiobook on CD

Through extensive research and interviews, as well as years of experience working in the field, the authors cover gender variance from birth through college. Is this ever just a phase? How can you explain this to your neighbors and family? How can parents advocate for their children...
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Parenting Beyond Pink & Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes

Christia Spears Brown · Ten Speed Press
Format: Paperback

A guide that helps parents focus on their children's unique strengths and inclinations rather than on gendered stereotypes to more effectively bring out the best in their individual children, for parents of infants to middle schoolers. Reliance on Gendered Stereotypes Negatively Impacts...
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Gender Revolution:journey W/kc

· 20th Century Fox
Format: DVD


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The Most Dangerous Year

Vlada Knowlton · Passion River
Format: DVD

As a dark wave of anti-transgender bathroom bills began sweeping across the nation, The Human Rights Campaign called 2016 the most dangerous year for transgender Americans. Filmmaker Vlada Knowlton captured the ensuing civil rights battle from the perspective of a group of embattled parents...
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Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached

Hillary Whittington · William Morrow & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

This powerful, moving story - which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by the Whittington family - is a mother's first-hand account of her emotional choice to embrace her transgender child.

When Hillary and Jeff Whittington posted a YouTube...

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