Drama Fiction Horror Suspense/Thriller

Eyes

Content Warning: Blood, Body Horror, Death, Depictions of Torture, Dysphoria, Genocide, Gore, Murder, Violence. Zoe Dreyfus is normal, at least by any average metric. She likes horror movies, she goes to church, on weekends she hikes with her friend. But when fully-formed eyes start ripping out of Zoe’s body at random, she’ll get a new…

Biography History Journal/Diary Nonfiction

Becoming a Visible Man

At least two generations of transgender, nonbinary, and gender-nonconforming people have emerged since Becoming a Visible Man was first published in 2004, but the book remains a beloved resource for trans people and their allies. Since the first edition’s publication, author Jamison Green’s writings and advocacy among business and governmental organizations around the world have…

Humanities Nonfiction Social Sciences

Transportation – Translating Filipino and Filipino American Tomboy Masculinities through Global Migration and Seafaring

Based on ethnographic fieldwork with Filipino seamen in metro Manila (Philippines), the San Francisco Bay Area (California), and the Pacific Ocean, this essay examines how heterogeneous Filipino masculinities (heterosexual and transgender tomboy) are cocreated and coexperienced in local and global sites. Through a queer, immigrant, transgender, and transnational Filipino (American) cultural logics and critique this…

Biography Nonfiction

Amateur: A True Story About What Makes a Man

In this “refreshing and radical” (The Guardian) narrative, Thomas McBee, a trans man, sets out to uncover what makes a man—and what being a “good” man even means—through his experience training for and fighting in a charity boxing match at Madison Square Garden. A self-described “amateur” at masculinity, McBee embarks on a wide-ranging exploration of…

Fantasy Fiction Short Story

Cinder Ella

Ella is transgender. She’s known since she was young; being a woman just fit better. She was happier in skirts than trousers, but that was before her stepmother moved in. Eleanor can’t stand her, and after Ella’s father passes she’s forced to revert to Cole, a lump of a son. She cooks, she cleans, and…

Biography Natural Sciences

Continuum

In Continuum, fine artist, activist, and Titans actor Chella Man uses his own experiences as a deaf, transgender, genderqueer, Jewish person of color to talk about cultivating self-acceptance and acting as one’s own representation. Pocket Change Collective is a series of small books with big ideas from today’s leading activists and artists. What constructs in…

Biography History Journal/Diary Nonfiction

We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan, 1961-1991

We Both Laughed In Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan narrates the inner life of a gay trans man moving through the shifting social, political, and medical mores of the second half of the 20th century. Sullivan kept comprehensive journals from age eleven until his AIDS-related death at thirty-nine. Sensual, lascivious, challenging, quotidian and…

Graphic Novels/Comics Humanities Theory

Prefiguring the Otokonoko Genre: A Comparative Trans Analysis of Stop!! Hibari-Kun! and No Bra

“This article examines two manga, Stop!! Hibari-Kun! and No Bra, which prefigure the increasingly popular anime and manga genre of otokonoko from a queer studies perspective. Otokonoko, also known as otoko no musume, is a genre of manga in which persons assigned male at birth (AMAB) wear women’s clothing and are perceived as attractive women.…