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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 24 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Transgressive: A Trans Woman on Gender, Feminism, and Politics by Rachel Anne Williams
    Transgressive: A Trans Woman on Gender, Feminism, and Politics - by Rachel Anne Williams

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785926471 | ISBN 10: 1785926470

    A provocative exploration of issues relating to gender, feminism, philosophy and trans-identities, written from a trans-feminist perspective. It empowers readers, raises awareness and breaks down misconceptions about trans identities, covering issues ... more

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  • Cover image of book TranScripts by Various authors
    TranScripts - by Various authors

    £2.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910580318 | ISBN 10: 1910580317

    Ten exciting new writers challenging what we think we know.   TranScripts was an exciting 8-week creative writing course for people in Liverpool who identify as trans* or non-binary gender, delivered in partnership with Writing on the Wall and Liv ... more

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  • Cover image of book Yes, You Are Trans Enough: My Transition from Self-Loathing to Self-Love by Mia Violet
    Yes, You Are Trans Enough: My Transition from Self-Loathing to Self-Love - by Mia Violet

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785923159 | ISBN 10: 1785923153

    With entertaining anecdotes and thoughtful observations, this memoir depicts the realities of being a trans woman - from bullying and botched coming out attempts to self-acceptance and love - whilst exploring the inaccuracies of trans representation ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conundrum by Jan Morris
    Conundrum - by Jan Morris

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571341139 | ISBN 10: 0571341136

    As one of Britain's best and most loved travel writers, Jan Morris has led an extraordinary life. Perhaps her most remarkable work is this grippingly honest account of her ten-year transition from man to woman - its pains and joys, its frustrations a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trans Britain: Our Journey from the Shadows by Christine Burns (Editor)
    Trans Britain: Our Journey from the Shadows - by Christine Burns (Editor)

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783524716 | ISBN 10: 1783524715

    Over the last five years, transgender people have seemed to burst into the public eye: Time declared 2014 a ‘trans tipping point’, while American Vogue named 2015 ‘the year of trans visibility’. From our television screens to the ballot box, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transgender History: The Roots of Today
    Transgender History: The Roots of Today's Revolution - by Susan Stryker

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781580056892 | ISBN 10: 158005689x

    A timely second edition of the classic text on transgender history, with a new introduction and updated material throughout   Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronologi ... more

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  • Cover image of book To My Trans Sisters by Charlie Craggs (Editor)
    To My Trans Sisters - by Charlie Craggs (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785923432 | ISBN 10: 1785923439

    An empowering, heartfelt collection of letters from celebrated trans women addressed to those who are transitioning.  Each letter offers honest advice from their own experience on everything from make-up and dating, through to deeper subjects li ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transitioning Together: One Couple
    Transitioning Together: One Couple's Journey of Gender and Identity Discovery - by Wenn B. Lawson and Beatrice M. Lawson

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785921032 | ISBN 10: 1785921037

    This is the story of a long-lasting relationship, surviving against the odds. It is the story of Wenn and Beatrice Lawson, born almost twelve years apart in different countries with different cultures, who were both assigned female at birth. After ni ... more

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  • Cover image of book At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces by Mary Collins and Donald Collins
    At the Broken Places: A Mother and Trans Son Pick Up the Pieces - by Mary Collins and Donald Collins

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780807088357 | ISBN 10: 0807088358

    In this collaborative memoir, a parent and a transgender son recount wrestling with their differences as Donald Collins undertook medical-treatment options to better align his body with his gender identity.   As a parent, Mary Collins didn’t agr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are by Declan Henry
    Trans Voices: Becoming Who You Are - by Declan Henry

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785922404 | ISBN 10: 1785922408

    Personal, first-hand accounts from transgender and non-binary individuals and the diverse experiences and challenges they face before, during and after transition.  This comprehensive introduction to trans issues details the social, physical and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques, with an Afterword by Sheila Heti
    Trans: A Memoir - by Juliet Jacques, with an Afterword by Sheila Heti

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784781675 | ISBN 10: 1784781673

    "Six weeks before sex reassignment surgery (SRS), I am obliged to stop taking my hormones. I suddenly feel very differently about my forthcoming operation."(Juliet Jacques) In July 2012, aged thirty, Juliet Jacques underwent sex reassignment surge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex by Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith (Editors)
    Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex - by Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith (Editors)

    £16.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849352345 | ISBN 10: 1849352348

    Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming and queer folks have always struggled against the enormity of the prison industrial complex.  The first collection of its kind, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith bring together curr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Finding Masculinity: Female to Male Transition in Adulthood by Alexander Walker and Emmett J.P. Lundberg (Editors)
    Finding Masculinity: Female to Male Transition in Adulthood - by Alexander Walker and Emmett J.P. Lundberg (Editors)

    £15.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781626011878 | ISBN 10: 1626011877

    "Living out something you've spent countless hours daydreaming about and wondering about is an experience that isn't easily put into words"(Will Krisanda) Finding Masculinity is a collection of stories from a small cross section of the transgend ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming Drusilla: One Life, Two Friends, Three Genders by Richard Beard
    Becoming Drusilla: One Life, Two Friends, Three Genders - by Richard Beard

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780099507734 | ISBN 10: 0099507730

    For years Richard Beard would take spontaneous holidays with his motor-cycling friend Drew. They would spend a few days walking, camping, cycling, canoeing outdoor, manly fun before returning to everyday life: wives, children, jobs. Richard was w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Add Hormones: An Insider
    Just Add Hormones: An Insider's Guide to the Transsexual Experience - by Matt Kailey

    £13.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780807079591 | ISBN 10: 0807079596

    Matt Kailey lived as a straight woman for the first forty-two years of his life. Though happy as a social worker and teacher, he knew something wasn't right. Then he made some changes. With the help of a good therapist, chest surgery, and some strong ... more

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  • Cover image of book First Person Queer: Who We are (so Far) by Edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel
    First Person Queer: Who We are (so Far) - by Edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781551522272 | ISBN 10: 1551522276

    In this amazing, wide-ranging anthology of non-fiction essays, contributors write intimate and honest first-person accounts of queer (gay/lesbian/bisexual/trans) experience: from coming out to "passing" as straight, to the devastation of meth addicti ... more

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  • Cover image of book She
    She's Not the Man I Married - by Helen Boyd

    £13.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781580051934 | ISBN 10: 1580051936

    Helen Boyd's husband is considering becoming a woman, a choice that would alter both of their lives forever. But in what ways?She's Not the Man I Married is Boyd's intimate and thoughtful exploration of the impact her husband's gender change threate ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lavender Locker Room: 300 Years of Great Athletes Whose Sexual Orientation Was Different by Patricia Nell Warren
    The Lavender Locker Room: 300 Years of Great Athletes Whose Sexual Orientation Was Different - by Patricia Nell Warren

    £17.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781889135076 | ISBN 10: 1889135070

    Some are legendary - such as pilot Amelia Earhart and golf champion Babe Didrikson. Others are less familiar - balloonist Alberto Santos-Dumont and javelin thrower Ana Maria Sagi.  Some went public - NFL running back David Kopay and downhill ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Husband Betty: Love, Sex and  Life with a Crossdresser by Helen Boyd
    My Husband Betty: Love, Sex and Life with a Crossdresser - by Helen Boyd

    £13.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781560255154 | ISBN 10: 1560255153

    My Husband Betty is the first book to explore the relationship of crossdressing men and their female partners. Known traditionally as tranvestites, men like Helen Boyd's husband are starting to come out and win the respect of friends, family, and soc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Normal by Amy Bloom
    Normal - by Amy Bloom

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780747564560 | ISBN 10: 0747564566

    What does it mean to be male or female? Is who we are determined by sex or gender?  Novelist and psychotherapist Amy Bloom takes us on an intimate and and humourous journey into the world of transsexuals, crossdressers and hermaphrodites, a grou ... more

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  • Cover image of book He
    He's My Daughter: A Mother's Journey to Acceptance - by Lynda Langley

    £16.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780957873551 | ISBN 10: 0957873557

    Tonys wife was on the phone, ringing from their interstate home. My husbands face drained to ashen. Tony had totally castrated himself. He had lost a lot of blood and was now in surgery.   A shocking phone call from their distraught daug ... more

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  • Cover image of book Crossing: A Memoir by Deirdre N. McCloskey
    Crossing: A Memoir - by Deirdre N. McCloskey

    £19.50   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780226556697 | ISBN 10: 0226556697

    A renowned economist and historian, a husband and father, Donald McCloskey (now Deirdre) had crossdressed for years without wanting more. But at age fifty-two a sense that he was denying his real identity grew to the point where he knew he had to bec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture Among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes by Don Kulick
    Travesti: Sex, Gender and Culture Among Brazilian Transgendered Prostitutes - by Don Kulick

    £22.00   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780226461007 | ISBN 10: 0226461009

    In this dramatic and compelling narrative, anthropologist Don Kulick follows the lives of a group of transgendered prostitutes (called travestis in Portuguese) in the Brazilian city Salvador. Travestis are males who, often beginning at ages as young ... more

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  • Cover image of book Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets by Leon E. Pettiway
    Honey, Honey, Miss Thang: Being Black, Gay, and on the Streets - by Leon E. Pettiway

    £26.99   paperback   (1996) - ISBN 13: 9781566394987 | ISBN 10: 1566394988

    Many straight Americans would never embrace homosexuals as neighbors, co-workers, or friends. Still less would they accept as equals those transgendered individuals who work the streets to provide themselves with drug money.   This book seeks ... more

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