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Understanding Gender Diversity: Recommended Reading

Recommended Reading

Here are a few of my favorites and those that have been most impactful for my clients.

You and Your Gender Identity: A Guide to Discovery by Dara Hoffman-Fox

Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock

The Conscious Parent's Guide to Gender identity by Darlene Tando, LCSW

Gender Identities in A Globalized World  by Ana Marta Gonzalez 

Two Spirit People edited by Wesley Thomas

Transforming Families : Real Stories about Transgendered  Loved Ones by Mary Boenke

She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders by Jenny Finney Boylan  

Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg    

Gender Warriors by Leslie Feinberg    

Female Masculinity by Judith Halberstam  

Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men by Lori Girshick 

Gender Outlaw by Kate Bornstein

Becoming a Visible Man by Jamison Green 

Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender Variant People and Their Families by Arlene Istar Lev, LCSW 

Labor of Love: The Story of One Man's Extraordinary Journey by Thomas Beattie

She’s Not The Man I Married by Helen Boyd

The Transgender Child by Stephanie Brill and Rachel Pepper 

Out of the Past: Gay and Lesbian History from 1869 to the Presentby Neil Miller

Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininityby Julia Serano