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07 December 2016

Books on gender variance in 2016


$£¥ €=Excessively overpriced books. 

Note, of course, the high correlation of high prices and being published by Routledge.


I would like to mention Transgress Press which has a growing catalogue of books about trans topics, and has several trans persons on its board and staff.
  • $£¥ € Walter Pierre Bouman, Annelou LC de Vries & Guy T’Sjoen (eds). Gender Dysphoria and Gender Incongruence. Routledge, 2016.
  • Trystan Cotton. Below the Belt: Genital Talk by Men of Trans Experience. Transgress Press, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Lucas Crawford. Transgender Architectonics: The Shape of Change in Modernist Space. Routledge, 2016.
  • Anne Givaudan. Singular Loves. Kindle, 2016.
  • Lee Harrington. Traversing Gender: Understanding Transgender Realities. Mystic Productions, 2016. 
  • $£¥ € matthew heinz. Entering Transmasculinity: The Inevitability of Discourse. Intellect Ltd, 2016.
  • A King. Gender is Fluid and not fixed at birth: A look at Gender Dysphoria - Previously known as Gender Identity Disorder. Kindle, 2016
  • $£¥ € Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel & Sarah Tobias (eds) Trans Studies: The Challenge to Hetero/Homo Normativities. Rutgers University Press, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Tobias Raun. Out Online: Trans Self-Representation and Community Building on YouTube. Routledge, 2016.
  • Eve Shapiro. Gender Circuits: Bodies and Identities in a Technological Age.
  • $£¥ € Jemma Tosh. Psychology and Gender Dysphoria: Feminist and Transgender Perspectives. Routledge, March 2016. Routledge, 2015.
  • ROC Tree. 50 Questions NOT to Ask a Trans Man. Kindle,
  • $£¥ € Carlo Trombetta, Giovanni Liguoti & Michele Bertolotto (eds). Management of Gender Dysphoria: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Springer, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Francisco Vazquez Garcia. Sex, Identity and Hermaphrodites in Iberia, 1500–1800. Routledge, 2016.
  • Morgan Mann Willis. Outside the Xy: Black and Brown Queer Masculinity. Riverdale Avenue Books, 2016.
Spiritual
  • Christina Beardley & Michelle O’Brien (eds). This Is My Body: Hearing the Theology of Transgender Christians. Darton Longman and Todd, 2016.
  • Vaughn Roberts. Transgender: Christian compassion, convictions and wisdom for today's big questions (Talking Points). Kindle, 2016.
  • Megan Rohrer. Transgender Children of God. Lulu, 2016.
  • Rhiannon Tibbetts. Listening to God's Healing Love Song: As Heard by a Downhearted Transgender Woman in an Uplifting Major, (Heavenly) Transgender Key. Kindle, 2016.
See also autobiographies by Michael Dillon, Lei Ming and Upasaka Devamitra.


Legal & Imprisonment
  • Ally Windsor Howell. This is Who We Are: A Guide to Transgenderism and the Laws Affecting Transgender Persons. Ankerwycke, March 2016.
  • $£¥ € Ally Windsor Howell. Transgender Persons and the Law 2nd Edition. American Bar Association, May 2016.
  • Andrea Pelleschi. Transgender Rights and Issues. Essential Library, 2016. 
Arts
  • Donald Albrecht. Gay Gotham: Art and Underground Culture in New York. Skira Rizzoli, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Simone Chess. Male to Female Crossdressing in Early Modern English Literature. Routledge, 2016. 
  • Laura Horak. Girls Will Be Boys: Cross-dressed Women, Lesbians, and American Cinema, 1908-1934. Rutgers University Press, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Maki Isaka. Onnagata: A Labyrinth of Gendering in Kabuki Theater. University of Washington Press, 2016.
Guidebooks
  • Thomas E Bevan. Being Transgender: What You Should Know. Praeger, 2016.
  • Hannah Lane. Transgender Voice Workbook: A voice course for MTF trans people. Kindle, 2016.
  • Sky Logan. Transgender Transition: Introduction. Kindle, 2016.
  • Sky Logan. Transgender Transition - Quick Start Guide. Kindle, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Z Nicolazzo. Trans* in College: Transgender Students' Strategies For Navigating Campus Life and the Institutional Politics of Inclusion. Stylus Publishing, 2016.
  • Katherine Reilly. The Road to Femininity: A New Life for a New Woman. Akakia Publications, 2016.
  • Veronica Vera. Miss Vera's Cross Gender Fun for All. Greenery Press, April 2016.
Transphobic
  • Alex P. Serritella. Transgenda - Abuse and Regret in the Sex-Change Industry. Bookstand Publishing, 2016.
Trans Children
  • Michele Angelo & Alisa Bowman. Raising the Transgender Child: A Complete Guide for Parents, Families, and Caregivers. Seal Press, 2016.
  • Stephen A. Brill & Lisa Kennedy. The Transgender Teen. Cleis Press, 2016.
  • Diane Ehrensaft. The Gender Creative Child: Pathways for Nurturing and Supporting Children Who Live Outside Gender Boxes. The Experiment, 2016.
  • Mya Vaughn. Transgender Youth: Perceptions, Media Influences and Social Challenges. Nova Science Pub Inc, 2016.
  • Hillary Whittington. Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached. William Morrow Paperbacks, 2016.
Couples
  • Lyn Merryfeather. You've Changed: An Evocative Autoethnography. FriesenPress, 2016. About the lesbian wives of trans men.
  • $£¥ € Carla A Pfeffer. Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Cross Dreamers
  • Transcender Lee. Woman Incognito: Transsexual Without Transition. Transcender Lee, 2016. 
  • Felix Conrad. How to Jedi Mindtrick Your Gender Dysphoria, 2016.
  • Felix Conrad. Is a Transgender Woman a Woman? 2016.
  • Felix Conrad. Quantum Desire: A Sexological Analysis of Crossdreaming, 2016
AutoBiography
  • Lisa Alexandra. Becoming Lisa: A Transgender Journey. CreateSpace, 2016.
  • Buck Angel. Buck Wild West. Kindle, 2016.
  • Michael Dillon/Lobzang Jivaka (Jacob Lau & Cameron Partridge eds). Out of the Ordinary: A Life of Gender and Spiritual Transitions. Fordham University Press, 2016. LamdaLiterary Decades after Liz Hodgkinson’s biography, we finally get his original account.
  • Paula J Coffer. Sandbox to Sandbox: A Walk in Confidence. CreateSpace, 2016.
  • Rubi Danish. After Life As A Shemale Prostitute. CreateSpace, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Upasaka Devamitra. Confessions of a Transvestite Buddhist: A Quest for Manhood. Achilles Publishing, 2016. Review
  • Katie Rain Hill. Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015.
  • Makie Hoolboom & Chase Joynt. You Only Live Twice: Sex, Death, and Transition. Coach House Books, 2016. Review LamdaLiterary
  • Daliah Husu. I Am Woman: Surviving the Past, the Present, & the Future. CreateSpace, 2016. YouTube
  • Jazz Jennings. Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen. Crown Books for Young Readers, 2016.
  • Liam Klenk. Paralian: Not Just Transgender. Troubador, 2016. Webpage
  • Edward Leighton. Daryl is offline: Memoirs of a twice-disabled transman. CreateSpace, 2016.
  • Everett Maroon. Bumbling Into Body Hair: Tales of an Accident-Prone Transsexual. Lethe Press, 2016. Webpage
  • Melanie Phillips. The Transition Trilogy. Kindle, 2016. The daily journals of her transition, previously available online.
  • A Revathi & Nandini Murali. Revathi: A Life in Trans Activism. Zubaan Books, July 2016. Webpage, Second book by A Revathi.
  • Trevor MacDonald. Where's the Mother?: Stories from a Transgender Dad. Trans Canada Press, 2016. The noted Manitoba trans dad. Webpage YouTube
  • Lei Ming with Lura Frazey. Life Beyond My Body: A Transgender Journey to Manhood in China. Transgress Press, 2016. Webpage Finds solace in a Christian church in China.
  • Liz Roberts & Alison Mau. First Lady: From Boyhood to Womanhood: The Incredible Story of New Zealand’s Sex-Change Pioneer Liz Roberts. Upstart Press, 2015. Review, Extract
  • Leslie Richelle Scott. Outside In, Inside Out: A Transgender Journey. Lulu, 2015. Newsarticle Newsarticle
  • Anastacia Tomson. Always Anastacia: A Transgender Life in South Africa. Jonathan Ball Publishers, 2016. Newsarticle
Biography
  • T. Buburuz. Lady Chablis Trivia: 220+ Questions Inside! Kindle, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Sara Davidmann. Ken. To be destroyed. Schikt Publishing, 2016. Schwulesmuseum Family archive reveals that Ken, a Scottish optician in the 1950s was trans.
  • Susan Faludi. In the Darkroom. Metropolitan Books, 2016. Faludi’s father, at age 76, moved back to Hungary and after a forced-femininity phase, had surgery in Thailand.
  • $£¥ € Marty Gitlin. Chaz Bono. Rosen Young Adult, 2016.
  • Kirk Frederick. Write That Down! The Comedy of Male Actress Charles Pierce. Havenhurst Books, 2016.
  • Ian Halperin. Kardashian Dynasty: The Controversial Rise of America's Royal Family. Gallery Books, 2016. DailyMail “The real reason Caitlyn Jenner IS considering returning to being a man ... Kardashian biographer says Christian belief that it would be sinful to date women is behind gender struggle”. TheWrap
  • $£¥ € Jeff Mapua. Lana Wachowski. Rosen Young Adult, 2016.
  • $£¥ € Erin Staley. Lavern Cox. Rosen Young Adult, 2016
GLBT history
  • Stuart Feather. Blowing the Lid: Gay Liberation, Sexual Revolution and Radical Queens. Zero Books, 2016. Features the political drag of the early 1970s in London. Review
  • $£¥ € Patrizia Gentile, Gary Kinsman & L Pauline Rankin. We Still Demand!: Redefining Resistance in Sex and Gender Struggles. UBC Press, 2016. The Canadian story. Paperback edition in 2017.
  • Clayton J Whisnant. Queer Identities and Politics in Germany: A History, 1880-1945. Harrington Park Press, 2016. 
Photography
  • Mark Seliger. On Christopher Street: Transgender Stories. Rizzoli, 2016.
Written by a trans person  
  • $£¥ € Aoife Assumpta Hart. Ancestral Recall: The Celtic Revival and Japanese Modernism. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016.
 
Previously Announced for 2016:
  • $£¥ € Michel J Boucher. Transgender Representation and the Politics of the Real in the United States. Routledge, delayed to December 2017.
  • Michael Brownstein. Medical Maverick: 35 Years of Transgender Surgery. Transgress Press. 2016 - disappeared
  • Donna Gee. Why Is My Dad Not Answering Her Phone?CreateSpace, 2015. Preview - disappeared
  • CN Lester. Trans Like Me: A Journey for All of Us. Virago, 2016. - disappeared
  • Bruce D Smith. Yours in Liberation: The Queer Life of Trans Pioneer Lou Sullivan. Transgress Press. Delayed
Announced for 2017:
  • $£¥ € Eric Anderson & Ann Travers. Transgender Athletes in Competitive Sport. Routledge, 2017.
  • Corona Brezina. Coming Out as Transgender. Rosen Publishing Group, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Domitilla Campanile, Filippo Carla-Uhink & Margherita Facella (eds) TransAntiquity: Cross-Dressing and Transgender Dynamics in the Ancient World. Routledge, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Lynne Carroll & Laurn Mizock. Clinical Issues and Affirmative Treatment With Transgender Clients, An Issue of Psychiatric Clinics of North America. Elsevier, 2017.
  • Laura Erickson-Schroth & Laura A Jacobs. "You're in the Wrong Bathroom!": And 20 Other Myths and Misconceptions About Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. Beacon Press, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Eyler. Transgender Healthcare. Springer Publishing, 2017.
  • Declan Henry. Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.
  • Ephraim Das Janssen, Phenomenal Gender: What Transgender Experience Discloses. Indiana University Press, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Jon Ingvar Kjaran. Constructing Sexualities and Gendered Bodies in School Spaces: Nordic Insights on Queer and Transgender Students. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
  • Rebecca T Klien. Transgender Rights and Protections. Rosen Publishing Group, 2017.
  • Wenn B Lawson & Beatrice M Lawson. Transitioning Together: One Couple's Journey of Gender and Identity Discovery. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.
  • Amanda Lepore & Thomas Flannery. Doll Parts. Regan Arts, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Lynda Johnson. Trans Gender, Sex, Place, and Space: Geographies of Gender Variance. Routledge, 2017.
  • Susan Meyer. Health Issues When You're Transgender. Rosen Publishing Group, 2017.
  • Matthew Mills & Gillie Stoneham. The Transgender Experience: Voice and Communication Therapy from the Inside. Jessica Kingslay, 2017.
  • Janet Mock. Firsts: How My Twenties Helped Me to Redefine Realness. Atria Book, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Candace Moore. Marginal Production Cultures: Infrastructures of Sexual Minority and Transgender Media. Routledge, 2017.
  • Elijah C Nealy. Transgender Children and Youth: Cultivating Pride and Joy with Families in Transition. WW Norton, 2017.
  • Kate Norman. Socialising Transgender: Support for Transition. Dunedin, 2017.
  • Barbara Penne. Transgender Role Models and Pioneers. Rosen Young Adukt, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Christina Richards. Trans and Sexuality: An existentially-informed enquiry with implications for counselling psychology. Routledge, 2017.
  • Leonard Sax. Why Gender Matters, Revised and Updated: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences. Harmony, 2017.
  • Sara Woods. Identifying as Transgender. Rosen Publishing Group, 2017.
  • $£¥ € Jolene Zigarovich. TransGothic in Literature and Culture. Routledge, 2017.
Announced for 2018:

  • Michael R Kauth & Jillian Shipard (eds). Adult Transgender Care: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Mental Health Professionals. Routledge, 2018.

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