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Being Jazz
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 55 Ratings

Being Jazz

By Jazz Jennings

  • Release Date: 2016-06-07
  • Genre: Biography

Teen advocate and trailblazer Jazz Jennings—named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens” of the year by Time—shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.   “[Jazz’s] touching book serves as a rallying cry for understanding and acceptance.”—Bustle   Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the age of five, Jazz transitioned to l...

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Am I Transgender?
Score: 4
4
From 8 Ratings

Am I Transgender?

By A. Lite, BSRN, MAth

  • Release Date: 2011-12-23
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs

This is a how-to book. It is written to help you avoid some of the pitfalls of transition for both female and male transfolk. It is composed out of much research and a lot of personal experience. As the title says, this is a Primer with many volumes to follow....

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Transgender 101
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 14 Ratings

Transgender 101

By Nicholas M Teich

  • Release Date: 2012-03-27
  • Genre: Social Science

Written by a social worker, popular educator, and transgender man, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and unique experiences of discrimination. The first guide to treat transgenderism as a distinct topic of study, this text moves beyond mere anecdote and recommendations for clinical practice to legitimatize transgenderism in society and culture.Chapters introduce transgenderism and its psychological, physical, and social processes. They describ...

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Beyond Magenta
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 10 Ratings

Beyond Magenta

By Susan Kuklin

  • Release Date: 2014-02-11
  • Genre: Health

A 2015 Stonewall Honor Book.  A groundbreaking work of LGBT literature takes an honest look at the life, love, and struggles of transgender teens. Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey eac...

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Kissing the Mask
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 7 Ratings

Kissing the Mask

By William T. Vollmann

  • Release Date: 2010-05-04
  • Genre: Social Science

“Intrepid journalist and novelist William T. Vollman’s colossal body of work stands unsurpassed for its range, moral imperative, and artistry.”—BooklistWilliam T. Vollmann, the National Book Award–winning author of Europe Central, offers a charming, evocative, and piercing examination of the ancient Japanese tradition of Noh theatre and the keys it holds to our modern understanding of beauty.  Kissing the Mask is the first major book on Noh by an American writer since the 1916 publication the classic study Pis...

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Raising Ryland
Score: 5
5
From 6 Ratings

Raising Ryland

By Hillary Whittington

  • Release Date: 2016-02-23
  • Genre: Family & Relationships

This powerful, moving story—which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by the Whittington family—is a mother’s first-hand account of her emotional choice to embrace her transgender child.When Hillary and Jeff Whittington posted a YouTube video chronicling their five-year-old son Ryland’s transition from girl to boy, they didn’t expect it to be greeted with such fervor. Beautiful and moving, the video documenting Hillary’s and Jeff’s love for their child instantly went viral ...

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