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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 28 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 Written on the Body: Letters from Trans & Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence by Lexie Bean (Editor)
    Written on the Body: Letters from Trans & Non-Binary Survivors of Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence - by Lexie Bean (Editor)

    £13.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785927973 | ISBN 10: 1785927973

    Edited by Lexie Bean. Foreword and additional pieces by Dean Spade, Nyala Moon, Alex Valdes, Sawyer DeVuyst and Ieshai Bailey.   Written by and for trans and non-binary survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, Written on the Body off ... 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 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 Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin
    Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out - by Susan Kuklin

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406371550 | ISBN 10: 1406371556

    Six unwaveringly honest American teens describe what life is like for them as members of the transgender community in this Stonewall Honor book.   Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young ... more

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  • Cover image of book From a Girl to a Man: How Laura Became Michael by Liz Hodgkinson
    From a Girl to a Man: How Laura Became Michael - by Liz Hodgkinson

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780704373983 | ISBN 10: 070437398x

    The story of the world’s first female-to-male transgender revised and reissued...  Born in 1915 into the Anglo-Irish aristocracy, Laura had a difficult start in life. Her mother died when she was 10 days old and she was brought up along with her e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Making of a Man: Notes on Transsexuality by Maxim Februari
    The Making of a Man: Notes on Transsexuality - by Maxim Februari

    £15.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780234441 | ISBN 10: 1780234449

    In the autumn of 2012, the writer and philosopher Maxim Februari, known until then as Marjolijn Februari, announced his intention to live as a man. In The Making of a Man he describes how the news was greeted and how people began to react: with uneas ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Third Sex: Kathoey: Thailand
    The Third Sex: Kathoey: Thailand's Ladyboys - by Richard Totman

    £12.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780285642591 | ISBN 10: 0285642596

    Why are there so many ladyboys in Thailand and so few in the Western world?  The ladyboy cabarets of Thailand are a leading tourist attraction but the glamorous and attractive men who are now women are a modern expression of an archaic tradition. Th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Genderqueer: And Other Gender Identities by Dave Naz
    Genderqueer: And Other Gender Identities - by Dave Naz

    £26.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781940207261 | ISBN 10: 1940207266

    In Genderqueer, Dave Naz explores the gender spectrum in an entirely new way — by turning his camera on transgender, intersex, pangender, and every shade in between.  Helping to add to the current global discussion on the structured nature of ge ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue by Nicholas M. Teich
    Transgender 101: A Simple Guide to a Complex Issue - by Nicholas M. Teich

    £15.00   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780231157131 | ISBN 10: 0231157134

    Written by a social worker, popular educator, and member of the transgender community, this well-rounded resource combines an accessible portrait of transgenderism with a rich history of transgender life and its unique experiences of discrimination. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transfeminist Perspectives in and Beyond Transgender and Gender Studies by Anne Enke (Editor)
    Transfeminist Perspectives in and Beyond Transgender and Gender Studies - by Anne Enke (Editor)

    £21.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781439907474 | ISBN 10: 1439907471

    If feminist studies and transgender studies are so intimately connected, why are they not more deeply integrated? Offering multidisciplinary models for this assimilation, the vibrant essays in Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transitions Of The Heart by Rachel Pepper (Editor)
    Transitions Of The Heart - by Rachel Pepper (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781573447881 | ISBN 10: 1573447889

    Transitions of the Heart is the first collection to invite mothers of transgender and gender variant children to tell their own stories. Often "transitioning" socially and emotionally alongside their children, parents have their own parallel process ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition by Trystan Cotten (Editor)
    Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition - by Trystan Cotten (Editor)

    £26.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780415888462 | ISBN 10: 0415888468

    Transgender Migrations brings together a top-notch collection of emerging and established scholars to examine the way that the term "migration" can be used not only to look at the way trans bodies migrate from one gender to the (an?) other, but the w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trans/Love: Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary by Morty Diamond (Editor)
    Trans/Love: Radical Sex, Love & Relationships Beyond the Gender Binary - by Morty Diamond (Editor)

    £13.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781933149561 | ISBN 10: 1933149566

    FTM, MTF, thirdgender, genderqueer, and other non-traditional identities beyond traditional male and female are included in this often heartwarming, occasionally heartbreaking, truly groundbreaking anthology. From monogamous love, marriage, and pare ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tango: My Childhood Backwards and in High Heels by Justin Vivian Bond
    Tango: My Childhood Backwards and in High Heels - by Justin Vivian Bond

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781558617476 | ISBN 10: 1558617477

    Hailed as “the greatest cabaret artist of [V’s] generation” in the New Yorker, Mx. Justin Vivian Bond makes a brilliant literary debut with this candid and hilarious novella-length memoir.   With a recent diagnosis of attention deficit di ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman
    Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation - by Kate Bornstein and S. Bear Bergman

    £12.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781580053082 | ISBN 10: 1580053084

    In the 15 years since the release of Gender Outlaw, Kate Bornstein's groundbreaking challenge to gender ideology, transgender narratives have made their way from the margins to the mainstream and back again. Today's transgenders and other sex/gender ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transpeople: Repudiation, Trauma, Healing by Christopher A. Shelley
    Transpeople: Repudiation, Trauma, Healing - by Christopher A. Shelley

    £23.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780802095398 | ISBN 10: 0802095399

    "Christopher A. Shelley's Transpeople displays an impressive amount of research and admirable equanimity in treating different points of view in the fields of trans and queer studies. His interviews with transsexual and transgendered individuals make ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Riddle of Gender: Science, Activism and Transgender Rights by Deborah Rudacille
    The Riddle of Gender: Science, Activism and Transgender Rights - by Deborah Rudacille

    £15.95   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780385721974 | ISBN 10: 0385721978

    When Deborah Rudacille learned that a close friend had decided to transition from female to male, she felt compelled to understand why.   Coming at the controversial subject of transsexualism from several angles–historical, sociological, psyc ... 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 Transgender Phenomenon by Richard Ekins & Dave King
    The Transgender Phenomenon - by Richard Ekins & Dave King

    £32.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780761971641 | ISBN 10: 0761971645

    This groundbreaking study sets out a framework for exploring transgender diversity for the new millennium. It sets forth an original and comprehensive research and provides a wealth of vivid illustrative material.   Based on two decades of fie ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trans/Forming Feminisms: Transfeminist Voices Speak Out by Krista Scott-Dixon (editor)
    Trans/Forming Feminisms: Transfeminist Voices Speak Out - by Krista Scott-Dixon (editor)

    £26.50   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781894549615 | ISBN 10: 1894549619

    Trans/Forming Feminisms is a groundbreaking anthology that challenges us to build a more inclusive transfeminist politics. A must read for students, academics and social and political activists interested in challenging these compelling & challengin ... more

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  • Cover image of book In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives by Judith Halberstam
    In a Queer Time and Place: Transgender Bodies, Subcultural Lives - by Judith Halberstam

    £19.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780814735855 | ISBN 10: 0814735851

    In her first book since the critically acclaimed Female Masculinity, Judith Halberstam examines the significance of the transgender body in a provocative collection of essays on queer time and space. She presents a series of case studies focused on t ... 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 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 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 Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transexual and Transgendered People by Viviane K. Namaste
    Invisible Lives: The Erasure of Transexual and Transgendered People - by Viviane K. Namaste

    £25.50   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9780226568102 | ISBN 10: 0226568105

    Invisible Lives is the first scholarly study of transgendered people - cross-dressers, drag queens, and transexuals - and their everyday lives. Through combined theoretical and empirical study, Viviane K. Namaste argues that transgendered people are ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transmen and FTMs: Identities, Bodies, Genders and Sexualities by Jason Cromwell
    Transmen and FTMs: Identities, Bodies, Genders and Sexualities - by Jason Cromwell

    £20.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9780252068256 | ISBN 10: 0252068254

    Writing as an insider and an anthropologist, Jason Cromwell presents the first in-depth examination of what it means to be a female-bodied transperson. Through extensive participant observation and open-ended interviews, Transmen and FTMs allows fema ... 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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