Biography Critique Drama Nonfiction

Self-Made Man: One Woman’s Year Disguised as a Man

Having gone where no woman (who wasn’t an aspiring or actual transsexual) has gone for any significant length of time, let alone eighteen months, Norah Vincent’s surprising account is an enthralling reading experience and a revelatory piece of anecdotally based gender analysis that is sure to spark fierce and fascinating conversation. A journalist’s provocative, spellbinding…

Biography Drama Nonfiction

Nonbinary: A Memoir

A revealing and beautifully open memoir from pioneering industrial music artist, visual artist, and transgender icon Genesis P-Orridge In this groundbreaking book spanning decades of artistic risk-taking, the inventor of “industrial music,” founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, and world-renowned fine artist with COUM Transmissions Genesis P-Orridge (1950–2020) takes us on a journey searching…

Biography Children's Drama Nonfiction

Raising Ryland: Our Story of Parenting a Transgender Child with No Strings Attached

This powerful, moving story—which has already touched more than seven million through a viral video created by the Whittington family—is a mother’s first-hand account of her emotional choice to embrace her transgender child. When Hillary and Jeff Whittington posted a YouTube video chronicling their five-year-old son Ryland’s transition from girl to boy, they didn’t expect…

Biography Classics Critique History Humanities Law/Legal Nonfiction Social Sciences Theory

Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

There is no one way to be transgender. Transgender and gender non-conforming people have many different ways of understanding their gender identities. Only recently have sex and gender been thought of as separate concepts, and we have learned that sex (traditionally thought of as physical or biological) is as variable as gender (traditionally thought of…

Biography Classics Drama Journal/Diary Nonfiction

Fra Mand Til Kvinde: Lili Elbes Bekendelser (Man Into Woman – Danish language edition)

(Note: This is the original Danish language edition written by Lili Elbe and Niels Hoyer in 1931) This riveting account of the transformation of the Danish painter Einar Wegener into Lili Elbe is a remarkable journey from man to woman. Einar Wegener was a leading artist in late 1920’s Paris. One day his wife Grete…