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Hoffman-Fox, Dara

Summary: In this groundbreaking guide, Dara Hoffman-Fox, LPC, accomplished gender therapist and thought leader whose articles, blogs, and videos have empowered thousands worldwide, helps you navigate your journey of self-discovery in three approachable stages: preparation, reflection, and exploration.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 HOF

Felix, Rebecca

Summary: Introduces readers to the pride movement, from its beginnings at the Stonewall Riots to the LGBTQ rights movement, the first pride parade, the creation of the rainbow flag, and legislation such as the Matthew Shephard Act and the 2015 Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.38 FEL

G, Mady (Mady M. Giuliani)

Summary: A guide to queer and transgender life, in graphic format, covers essential topics ranging from sexuality and gender identity to coming out and navigating gender-diverse relationships.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Limerence Press, Inc. 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 306.7 G

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: YA Graphic Zuc

Prince, Liz

Summary: Eschewing female stereotypes throughout her early years and failing to gain acceptance on the boys' baseball team, Liz learns to embrace her own views on gender as she comes of age, in an anecdotal graphic novel memoir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 PRI

Summary: What happens when your gender doesn't fit neatly into the categories of male or female? Even mundane interactions like filling out a form or using a public bathroom can be a struggle when these designations prove inadequate. In this groundbreaking book, thirty authors highlight how our experiences are shaped by a deeply entrenched gender binary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Columbia University Press 2019

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Girard, M-E

Summary: "In Ontario, Pen is a sixteen-year-old girl who looks like a boy. She's fine with it, but everyone else is uncomfortable--especially her Portuguese immigrant parents and her manipulative neighbor who doesn't want her to find a group of real friends"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC GIR

Shraya, Vivek

Summary: "A powerful meditation on the damaging effects of masculinity from a trans girl--a writer with celebrated indie roots and a knack for dismantling assumptions and challenging the status quo. Toxic masculinity takes many insidious forms, from misogyny and sexual harassment to homophobia, transphobia, and bullying. Vivek Shraya has firsthand experience with nearly all of them. As a boy, Vivek...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRAYA, VIVEK SHR

Browning, Frank

Summary: "Frank Browning takes us into human gender geographies around the world, from gender-neutral kindergartens in Chicago and Oslo to femminielli weather casters in Naples, from conservative Catholics in Paris fearful of God and Nature to transsexual Mormon parents in Utah. As he shares specific and engaging human stories, he also elucidates the neuroscience that distinguishes male and female...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.3 BRO

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.3 BRO

Summary: The second offering in the Gerald Kraak annual anthology, As You Like It, is a collection of the short-listed entries submitted for the Gerald Kraak Award. This anthology offers a window into deeply located visions and voices across Africa. It brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality, and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jacana 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 AS

Bird, Jackson

Summary: "Internet creator and activist Jackson Bird demystifies the transgender experience by sharing his own story, while debunking trans history milestones and educating readers with Transgender 101 facts"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2019

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIRD, JACKSON BIR

Deaver, Mason

Summary: After coming out as nonbinary, Ben must leave home and goes to live with a sister and her husband to finish the last year of high school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PUSH 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DEA

Harrison, Rory

Summary: Dylan doesn't have a lot of experience with comfort. His room in the falling-down Village Estates can generously be categorized as "squalid," and he sure as hell isn't getting any love from his mother, who seemed to—no, definitely did—enjoy the perks that went along with being the parent of a "cancer kid." His only escape has been in the form of his favorite video game—World of Warcraft—and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC HAR

Nordberg, Jenny.

Summary: An investigative journalist uncovers a hidden Afghan custom that will change your understanding of what it means to grow up as a girl. Expanding on her widely read New York Times article "Afghan boys are prized, so girls live the part," in which she uncovered the phenomenon of bacha posh (literally "dressed up like a boy" in Dari), the practice of disguising and raising young girls as boys,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 305.3 NOR

Rosen, Michael J.

Summary: Discusses differences between the sexes, including who is better at lying, who is better at driving, and who is more attractive to mosquitoes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 305.3 ROS

Salamon, Gayle

Summary: "The Life and Death of Latisha King examines a single incident, the shooting of 15-year-old Latisha King by 14-year-old Brandon McInerney in their junior high school classroom in Oxnard, California in 2008. The press coverage of the shooting, as well as the criminal trial that followed, referred to Latisha, assigned male at birth, as Larry. Unpacking the consequences of representing the victim...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SAL

Smith, Rachelle Lee

Summary: A photographic essay that explores a wide spectrum of experiences told from the perspective of a diverse group of young people, ages 14-24, identifying as queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or questioning), Speaking OUT: Queer Youth in Focus presents portraits without judgment or stereotype by eliminating environmental influence with a stark white backdrop. This backdrop acts as a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PM Press 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 307.7 SMI

Wolf, Tikva

Summary: A hilarious and touching comic about polyamory, queer, and genderqueer issues. If your relationships or your gender are unconventional, you’ll find useful advice and plenty of laughs in this compilation of the wildly popular webcomic Kimchi Cuddles. Quirky, endearing and charmingly (and sometimes painfully) realistic characters, many based on real people, explore polyamory, queer and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorntree Press, LLC 2016

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Stryker, Susan

Summary: "A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2017

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Kano, Yasuhiro

Summary: In this final volume, Natsuo and Nozomi finally meet, and the battle is on for Rando's affections. Rando finally meets Rina's real twin sister, and the return of Yuna may end Rando's womanhood. But when the bandages are removed, will Rando's lose his chance with Rina?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viz Media 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KAN

Killermann, Sam

Summary: Where do we start, when it comes to learning about something that's everywhere, infused into everything, and is often one of the primary lenses through which we see ourselves and others? When it comes to understanding gender, it's best to begin with deep breath, then with section one of this book by social justice advocate Sam Killermann, who uses clear language, helpful examples, and a bit of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Impetus Books 2017

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 KIL

Louis, Édouard

Summary: "An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy. "Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again. Today I'm really gonna be a tough guy." Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LOU

Beachy, Robert.

Summary: In the half century before the Nazis rose to power, Berlin became the undisputed gay capital of the world. Activists and medical professionals made it a city of firsts—the first gay journal, the first homosexual rights organization, the first Institute for Sexual Science, the first sex reassignment surgeries—exploring and educating themselves and the rest of the world about new ways of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2015

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De Robertis, Carolina

Summary: "February 1913. Seventeen-year-old Leda, clutching a suitcase and her father's cherished violin, leaves her small Italian village for a new home (and husband) halfway across the world in Argentina. Upon her arrival in Buenos Aires, Leda is shocked to find that her bridegroom has been killed. Unable to fathom the idea of returning home, she remains in this unfamiliar city, living in a commune,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DER

Iantaffi, Alex

Summary: Have you ever questioned your gender indentity? Do you know somebody who is transgender or who identifies as non-binary? Do you ever feel confused when people talk about gender diversity? This down-to-earth guide is for anybody who wants to know more about gender, from its biology, history, and sociaology to the role it plays in our relationships and interactions with family, friends, partners,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 155.3 IAN