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simpson, jaye

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "it was never going to be okay is a collection of poetry and prose exploring the intimacies of understanding intergenerational trauma, Indigeneity and queerness, while addressing Urban Indigenous Diaspora and breaking down the limitations of sexual understanding as a trans woman. As a way to move from the linear timeline of healing and coming to terms with how trauma does not exist in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nightwood Editions 2020

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Leyva, Selenis

Summary: "A powerful, honest memoir by two sisters - one a star on Orange Is the New Black, one a trans woman and activist - about transitioning, family, allyship, and the path to self-realization. When Selenis Leyva's parents adopted a baby into their warm, loving family, Selenis was immediately smitten. The pair were always close; Selenis showered her younger sibling with affection, who in turn looked...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 LEY

Summary: The story of three transgender women who joined the migrant caravan in hopes of reaching and crossing the US border.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC RIG

Som, Bishakh

Summary: "The meticulous artwork of transgender artist Bishakh Som gives us the rare opportunity to see the world through another lens. The exquisite graphic novel memoir by a transgender artist, explores the concept of identity by inviting the reader to view the author moving through life as she would have us see her, that is, as she sees herself. Framed with a candid autobiographical narrative, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Street Noise Books 2020

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

Peters, Torrey

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: "[A novel] about three women--transgender and cisgender--whose lives collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires around gender, motherhood, and sex..."-- Reese had what previous generations of trans women could only dream of; the only thing missing was a child. Then her girlfriend, Amy, detransitioned and became Ames, and everything fell apart. Ames...

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Publisher / Publication Date: One World 2020

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Stein, Abby

Summary: "Abby Stein was raised in a Hasidic Jewish community in Brooklyn, profoundly isolated in a culture that lives according to the laws and practices of an eighteenth-century Eastern European enclave, speaking only Yiddish and Hebrew and shunning modern life.Stein was born as the first son in a rabbinical dynastic family, poised to become a leader of the next generation of Hasidic Jews. But Stein...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seal Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STEIN, ABBY STE

Talusan, Meredith

Summary: "A heartrending immigrant memoir and a uniquely intersectional coming-of-age story of a life lived in duality and the in-between, and how one navigates through race, gender, and the search for love"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TALUSAN, MEREDITH TAL

Brady-Davis, Precious

Summary: "A powerful memoir of independence, releasing the past, and living the dream by award-winning trans advocate Precious Brady-Davis"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Topple Books, Little A 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BRADY-DAVIS, PRECIOUS BRA

Gigl, Robyn

Summary: Erin McCabe is a New Jersey criminal defense attorney doing her best to live a quiet life in the wake of profound personal change, until a newsworthy case--the murder of a state senator's son--puts both her career and safety in jeopardy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GIG

Alameddine, Rabih

Summary: "Mina Simpson, a Lebanese doctor, arrives at the infamous Moria refugee camp on Lesbos, Greece, after being urgently summoned for help by her friend who runs an NGO there. Alienated from her family except for her beloved brother, Mina has avoided being soclose to her homeland for decades. But with a week off work and apart from her wife of thirty years, Mina hopes to accomplish something...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2021

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1 available in New Fiction, Call number: FIC ALA

Kaye, Julia

Summary: "The follow-up to the critically acclaimed autobiographical comics collection Super Late Bloomer, documenting transgender artist Julia Kaye's life post-transition."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2021

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

Russo, Meredith

Summary: Eric: There was the day we were born. There was the minute Morgan and I decided we were best friends for life. The years where we stuck by each other's side--as Morgan's mom died, as he moved across town, as I joined the football team, as my parents started fighting. But sometimes I worry that Morgan and I won't be best friends forever. That there'll be a day, a minute, a second, where it all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2019

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

Daniels, April

Summary: "Danny Tozer has a problem: she just inherited the powers of Dreadnought, the world's greatest superhero. Until Dreadnought fell out of the sky and dies right in front of her, Danny was trying to keep people from finding out she's transgender. But before he expired, Dreadnought passed his mantel to her, and those secondhand superpowers transformed Danny's body into what she's always thought it...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Diversion Books 2017

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Summary: How far do you have to travel to find yourself? And what sacrifices are you willing to make to get there? Veiga Grétarsdóttir is the first person in the world to attempt to kayak over 2,000 kilometers around Iceland, counter-clockwise and "against the current." This achievement has been said to be comparable to climbing the mountain K2. Veiga's journey is no less remarkable. She was born 44...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Pelleschi, Andrea

Summary: Transgender Rights and Issues covers the growing acceptance of the transgender community throughout the years, the discrimination transgender men and women face each day, and how United States and other countries are making changes to fix these issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.7 PEL
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 PEL

Bombardier, Cooper Lee

Summary: "Pass with Care is a testament to trans resilience, queer joy, and the power of finding freedom and adventure within a community of your own creation. Transgender writer, artist, and activist Cooper Lee Bombardier shifts effortlessly between lyrical essays, poetry, and narrative nonfiction as his own landscape changes over the course of two decades. From working-class New England to the queer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dottir Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOMBARDIER, COOPER LEE BOM

Langford, Jo

Summary: Jo Langford offers a complete guide to sexual and social development, safety, and health for LGBTQ youth and those who love and support them. Written from a practical perspective, the author explores the realities of teen sexuality, particularly that of trans teens, and provides guidance and understanding for parents and kids alike.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 LAN

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