Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Stories and Resources

Articles, Journals & Magazines

Gender and Sexuality

Friends Journal, May 2016.

Quaker Perspectives on Trans Issues

Zine compiled by Jed Walsh. 2016.

US Transgender Survey

National Center for Transgender Equality, 2015.

Gender Revolution

National Geographic, January 2017.

  • A Different Gender Story, Eli Enochs. Western Friend, March/April 2017. Page 10.

  • Becoming More Welcoming to People of all Genders, Multnomah Resource Packet.

  • Becoming Yourself, Swarthmore College Bulletin, Winter 2017. Pages 26-33.

  • 6 Ways To Stand In Active Solidarity With Our Trans Community, Simone Digital, 2016.

  • 7 Things Everyone Should Know About Supporting Trans & Gender Non-Conforming Folks, Dee Rene. For Harriot, 2015.

  • 24 Actions You NEED to Take to Help Trans Women of Color Survive, Lexi Adsit. Autostraddle, 2016.

Film & Multimedia

Free CeCe

Documentary Film.

Fiction & Poetry

This Is How It Always Is

Laurie Frankel. Flatiron Books, 2017. (KCLS, SPL)

Deliver Me From Nowhere

Tennessee Jones. Soft Skull Press, 2005.

Seasonal Velocities

Ryka Aoki. Trans-Genre Press, 2013.

Memoir & Essay

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More

Janet Mock. Simon & Schuster, 2015. (KCLS, SPL)

She’s Not There: A Life in Two Genders

Jennifer Finney Boylan. Random House, 2003. (KCLS, SPL)

The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You

Bear Bergman. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2009. (SPL)


Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity

Julia Serano. Seal Press, 2016. (KCLS, SPL)

Children’s Books

Who Are You?: The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity

Brook Pessin-Whedbee. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017. (SPL)

I Am Jazz

Jessica Herthel, Jazz Jennings. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2014. (KCLS, SPL)