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Barkin, Janna

Summary: This true story by a family about raising their transgender son is both a captivating read and an invaluable support source for parents facing similar issues. A warm, insightful portrait of a family that includes tips on helping young transgender people navigate their transition, it will support, educate and inspire.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017

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

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Summary: Dedicated to trans women everywhere, this inspirational collection of letters written by successful trans women shares the lessons they learnt on their journeys to womanhood, celebrating their achievements and empowering the next generation to become who they truly are.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.7 TO

Molesso, Ashley

Summary: "This colorful digest is a keepsake honoring LGBT+ people and the ongoing fight to gain--and maintain--equality for all. Inside the GAY AGENDA, you'll find trivia, tributes, history, and advice about: coming out, Marsha P. Johnson, pride flags, the Queer Liberation March, the AIDS crisis, safe sex, police raids, Radclyffe Hall, dating, queer terminology, religion (being gay), gender identity,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.766 MOL

Summary: "In Sexual Metamorphosis, Jonathan Ames presents the personal narratives of sixteen gender pioneers. Here is Christine Jorgensen, the first celebrity transsexual, greeting thousands of well-wishers from the stage of Madison Square Garden. Here is Caroline Cossey, former model and Bond (as in James) girl, being outed in the tabloid press. Here is novelist and English professor Jennifer Finney...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.768 SEX

Summary: Based on the long-running New York smash hit, this film is a high-powered rock musical that tells the hilarious but emotional tale of a German glam-rock diva on a journey to find love and stardom in her new home, a trailer park in Kansas!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HED

Belovitch, Brian

Summary: In Trans Figured, Brian Belovitch shares his true story of life as a gender outlier and his dramatic journey through the jungle of gender identity. Brian has the rare distinction of coming out three times: first as a queer teenager; second as a glamorous transgender woman named Tish, and later, Natalia Gervais; and finally as an HIV-positive gay man surviving the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. From...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Publishing 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BELOVITCH, BRIAN BEL

Biddle, David

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "It's the summer of 2013 and 15-year-old Ivy Scattergood has traveled with her family to their vacation home in Maine. The Scattergoods are a blended, mixed-race family with old Philadelphia area Quaker roots. Ivy loves the Red Sox, one single music group at a time (this year it's Johnnyswim), helping make dinner every night, and this guy in Maine named Bailey Cooper. Ivy also has no interest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Story Plant 2021

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: YA FIC BID

Summary: Sebastian Cole is a restless seventeen-year-old living in a small town and falling behind in school. But his greatest challenge begins when his step-dad announces he is going to become a woman.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 1999

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY ADV

Summary: In a tour de force that has been called "Monty Python meets Twin Peaks," three actors bring an entire community of hilariously inbred characters to life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LEA

Summary: Featuring the strongest collection of characters you will ever see; all played with extraordinary range by three actors/writers. This set includes each hysterical episode from series two, as seen in the UK.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2005

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV LEA

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

Carl, Polly K.

Summary: "A remarkable, deeply moving memoir of one man's gender transition amid a pivotal political moment in America"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARL, POLLY K. CAR

Summary: In this amazing, wide-ranging anthology of nonfiction essays, contributors write intimate and honest first-person accounts of queer experience, from coming out to "passing" as straight to growing old to living proud. These are the stories of contemporary gay and lesbian life--and by definition, are funny, sad, hopeful, and truthful. Representing a diversity of genders, ages, races, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arsenal Pulp Press 2007

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

Summary: Sensitively explores the controversial subject of the blurring of gender as well as the serious social and family problems - even dangers - often faced by those whose gender may fall somewhere in between male and female.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2006

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

Summary: Candy Darling, the transgendered "superstar" of Andy Warhol movies (Women in Revolt; Flesh; and Small Craft Warnings) was Born James Slattery. She inspired Lou Reed's song "A Walk on the Wild Side" and earned good notices in a Tennessee Williams play. Candy became a prominent personality in Warhol's circles. Documentarian James Rasin uses a series of interviews, archival footage, and images...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed exclusively by Corinth Films 2011

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

Summary: Bree Osborne, a pre-operative transsexual, learns she fathered a child back when she was Stanley Osborne. The wheels of fortune take Bree and her teenaged son on a cross-country trip that will change both their lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: IFC Films 2006

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY TRA

Dillon, Michael

Summary: "Now available for the first time--more than 50 years after it was written--is the memoir of Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (1915-62), the British doctor and Buddhist monastic novice chiefly known to scholars of sex, gender, and sexuality for his pioneering transition from female to male between 1939 and 1949, and for his groundbreaking 1946 book Self : A Study in Ethics and Endocrinology. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fordham University Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 DILLON, MICHAEL DIL

Williams, Paula Stone

Summary: "A moving and unforgettable memoir of a transgender pastor's journey from despair to joy as she transitioned from male to female and learned about gender inequity, at home and in the workplace-perfect for fans of Redefining Realness and There Is Room forYou"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2021

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Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Strand releasing home video 2007

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

Bornstein, Kate

Summary: Includes the text of the play, Hidden: a gender.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.36 BOR

Porter, Chana

Summary: "Trina Goldberg-Oneka is a fifty-year-old trans woman whose life is irreversibly altered in the wake of a gentle-but nonetheless world-changing-invasion by an alien entity called The Seep. Through The Seep, everything is connected. Capitalism falls, hierarchies and barriers are broken down; if something can be imagined, it is possible. Trina and her wife, Deeba, live blissfully under The Seep's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC POR

Wilson, Christopher P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Faludi, Susan

Summary: ""In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father. The project began with a grievance, the grievance of a daughter whose parent had absconded from her life. I was in pursuit of a scofflaw, an artful dodger who had skipped out on so many things--obligation, affection, culpability, contrition. I was preparing an indictment, amassing discovery for a trial. But...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FALUDI, SUSAN FAL

Shrier, Abigail

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The "trans" epidemic sweeping teenage girls. Until just a few years ago, gender dysphoria -- severe discomfort in one's biological sex -- was vanishingly rare. It was typically found in less than .01 percent of the population, emerged in early childhood, and afflicted males almost exclusively. But today whole groups of female friends in colleges, high schools, and even middle schools across...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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