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Below is a list of books on gender-related topics.  Most of these books are in-print and available through order at your local book store or from popular web stores.

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General & Biographies

  • She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders – Jennifer Finney Boylan

  • Becoming a Visible Man - Jamison Green

  • Manning Up: Transsexual Men on Finding Brotherhood, Family, and Themselves – Zander Keig & Mitch Kellaway

  • Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen – Jazz Jennings

  • Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More – Janet Mock

  • Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders – Jennifer Finney Boylan

  • Warrior Princess: A U.S. Navy SEAL's Journey to Coming out Transgender – Kristen Beck

  • I'm Not The Man I Used To Be – Keena Dixon

  • Tea and Transition – Nicola Jane Chase

  • Gender Outlaw: On Men, Women and the Rest of Us - by Kate Bornstein

  • Beyond Magenta – Susan Kuklin

  • Whipping Girl -Julia Serano   

  • Alice in Genderland: A Crossdresser Comes of Age – Richard Novic, MD

  • Boy Erased: Garrard Conley

  • Transition: Becoming Who I Was Always Meant to Be – Chaz Bono


For Spouses & Significant Others

  • Between Shadow and Sun: A Husband's Journey Through Gender - A Wife's Labor of Love – Tina White

  • My Husband's a Woman Now: A Shared Journey of Transition and Love – Leslie Hilburn Fabian

  • Love, Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience – Jordan Johnson

  • Head Over Heels: Wives Who Stay with Cross-Dressers and Transsexuals – Virginia Erhardt

  • She's Not the Man I Married: My Life with a Transgender Husband – Helen Boyd

  • Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders – Diane and Jackson Minshall

  • My Husband Betty: Love, Sex, and Life with a Crossdresser – Helen Boyd

  • Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family & Friends of Transgender People – Cameron Whitley

  • The Trans Partner Handbook – Jo Green


For Parents

  • Raising the Transgender Child: A Complete Guide for Parents, Families and Caregivers – Michele Angello & Allison Bowman

  • Mom I Need to be a Girl – Just Evelyn

  • Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family – Amy Ellis Nutt

  • I Promised Not to Tell: Raising a transgender child – Cheryl B. Evans

  • My Daughter He: Transitioning With Our Transgender Children – Candace Waldron

  • The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals  - Stephanie Brill

  • Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen – Arin Andrews

  • Transitions of the Heart: Stories of Love, Struggle and Acceptance by Mothers of Transgender and Gender Variant Children – Rachel Pepper

  • Mother Talk Conversations with Mothers of Lesbian Daughters and FTM Transgender Children – Sarah F. Pearlman

  • Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached – Hillary Whittington


For Children

  • Red: A Crayon's Story – Michael Hall

  • Jacob's New Dress – Sarah and Ian Hoffman

  • I Am Jazz – Jessica Herthel/Jazz Jennings

  • Introducing Teddy – Jessica Walton

  • Who Are You - Brook Pessin-Whedbee



Reference Books

  • Trans Bodies, Trans Selves: A Resource for the Transgender Community – Laura Erikson Schroth

  • Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue – Nicholas M Teich

  • The Transgender Guidebook: Keys to a Successful Transition – Anne L. Boedecker

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