Summary: "In the fall of 2017, the acclaimed writer and musician Vivek Shraya began receiving vivid and disturbing transphobic hate mail from a stranger. Celebrated artist Ness Lee brings these letters and Shraya's responses to them to startling life in "Death Threat", a comic book that, by its existence, becomes a compelling act of resistance. Using satire and surrealism, "Death Threat" is an...
Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2019
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 SHR
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 SAL
Summary: Introduces readers to different gender identities and explains the differences between gender expression, gender identity, and sexuality.
Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Publishing 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 306.7 WOO
Summary: "Badgett offers some new ways of thinking to convert the many people who use their power to hurt LGBT people, whether in passing discriminatory laws, firing them from jobs, harassing them in school, beating them on the streets, failing to protect them from beatings, kicking them out of families, or depriving them of appropriate health care-in short, in excluding them from the core institutions...
Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.76 BAD
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...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin, an imprint of Penguin Canada, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SHRAYA, VIVEK SHR
Summary: Huegel Madrone provides realistic advice for teens who are LGBTQ, questioning whether they might be, or are just interested in knowing more about LGBTQ history and rights. Also included are practical suggestions on dealing with homophobia; dating; creating a more accepting school environment; and reconciling your sexual/gender identity with cultural and religious beliefs.
Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing Inc. 2018
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Summary: People who identify as LGBTQ are often treated with inequality and violence. Until recently, they were viewed as sick or even criminals. This volume gives important insight into the injustices faced by LGBTQ individuals, and the activists and groups that have fought for equal rights. Photographs and primary sources help readers grasp and connect with information in the text. Readers will learn...
Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.7 MOR
Summary: "Linda Wallheim finds herself once again ruffling feathers in Draper, Utah, as she assists a murder investigation that is being derailed by transphobia within the LDS community"--Publisher marketing.
Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Crime 2015