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Barker, Meg-John

Summary: "An essential comic-book journey from the creators of Queer: A Graphic History that will change the way you think about gender. Is masculinity 'toxic?' Why are public toilets such a political issue? How has feminism changed the available gender roles - and for whom? Why might we all benefit from challenging binary thinking about sex/gender? In this unique illustrated guide, Meg-John Barker and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Icon Books Ltd 2019

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 305.3 BAR

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

Light, Char

Summary: "Throughout human history, societies around the world have developed varying concepts of gender that affect the roles its citizens play in their communities. There is an equally rich history of individuals who reject, subvert, expand, or explore the gender roles of their society. This book serves as an accessible introduction to the history of gender and conversations on gender identity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.3 LIG

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 Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 741.5 PRI

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

Barker, Meg-John

Summary: "Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel. From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, Queer explores how we came to view sex, gender and sexuality in the ways that we do; how these ideas get tangled up with our culture and our understanding...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Icon Books Ltd 2016

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 306.76 BAR

Lukoff, Kyle

Summary: "When Max starts school, the teacher hesitates to call out the name on the attendance sheet. Something doesn't seem to fit. Max lets her know the name he wants to be called by--a boy's name. This begins Max's journey as he makes new friends and reveals his feelings about his identity to his parents. Written with warmth and sensitivity by trans writer Kyle Lukoff, this book is a sweet and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Reycraft Books 2019

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Bennett, Andrea (Andrea Kathleen)

Summary: "A revelatory book about gender, mental illness, parenting, mortality, bike mechanics, work, class, and the task of living in a body. Inquisitive and expansive, Like a Boy but Not a Boy explores author andrea bennett's experiences with gender expectations, being a non-binary parent, and the sometimes funny and sometimes difficult task of living in a body. The book's fourteen essays also delve...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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

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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Burgess, Rebecca

Summary: "Brave, witty and empowering, this graphic memoir follows Rebecca as she navigates her asexual identity and mental health in a world obsessed with sex. From school to work to relationships, this book offers an unparalleled insight into asexuality."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2021

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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

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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2 available in Adult 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 Fiction, Call number: YA FIC DEA

Liang, Bridget

Summary: Logan knows he likes boys, but has not come out, and no one knows that he likes to sometimes wear girls' clothes and makeup. Then Logan starts at a school for the arts. There he meets Kyle, who is straight. Logan experiments with nail polish and more feminine clothes. Logan begins questioning his gender and decides to use they pronouns while trying to figure things out. Logan meets a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lorimer Children & Teens 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC LIA

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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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

Shraya, Vivek

Summary: "A tenth-anniversary edition of Vivek Shraya's first book: a YA story collection that celebrates racial, gender, and religious diversity. In 2010, Vivek Shraya self-published God Loves Hair, her first book; in the ten years since, Vivek has published six more titles, including a novel, poetry collection, graphic novel, and children's picture book, while also working as an artist, musician, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHR

Stinson, Kathy

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Summary: "Bodies, bodies! Big and small, short and tall, young and old--Every BODY is different! The Bare Naked Book has been a beloved fixture in libraries, classrooms, and at-home story times since its original publication in 1986. Now, this revised edition is ready to meet a new generation of readers. The text has been updated to reflect current understandings of gender and inclusion, which are also...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Annick Press 2021

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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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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 WOL

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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1 available in Adult Display, Call number: 305.3 STR

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

Dalal, Devika.

Summary: "Gender identity is an important part of who we are, and how we express ourselves in the world. This playful A-Z book is an introduction to 26 different genders, accompanying young readers aged 5 and up as they explore and discover their authentic selves. Includes a helpful guide for adults by Dr. Michele Angello."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2021

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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

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